Indian former cricketer Suresh Raina promises to present a bat for his IPL teammate Faf du Plessis.
Things start to get in heat as the IPL 2021 is scheduled to begin on April 9 with its opening match between MI and RCB at Chennai. Ahead of IPL 2021 almost all the franchises open their training camp and allow the available players to get part in it.
MS Dhoni arrived to Chennai
Usually, CSK starts their training camp much earlier than other franchises. By which CSK skipper MS dhoni lands at Chennai on March 3 to starts his training.
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Post the MSD arrival the fans expectations arises regarding their CHINA THALA Raina’s arrival. Raina has been an integral part of CSK for a very long time. But Suresh Raina withdraws from IPL 2020 amid his personal reasons.
This arises a major conflict between fans regarding his decision. Later Raina addresses the media to put an end to the rumours regarding his withdrawal. Check the reason for Suresh Raina’s withdrawal from IPL 2020.
Facing a heartbreaking incident at the beginning of the IPL 2020 CSK fans faces another devasting incident at the end of the season. Where Dhoni-led CSK failed to enter the playoff for the first time in IPL history.
Though many rumours spread regarding the Dhoni-CSK-Suresh Raina, the Chennai based franchises retain their star player Suresh Raina ahead of the IPL 2021 Auctions.
Suresh Raina Promises to present a bat for Faf du Plessis
With weeks behind for the beginning of the cash-rich tournament, CSK’s all-rounder announces his arrival for the training camp via Instagram.
Suresh Raina wrote as “Last session before joining the team! All geared up for IPL. Can’t wait!,” in the caption of the Instagram video.
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Faf du Plessis Reply
As soon as he posted the video one of his fellow teammate Faf du Plessis made a quick reply to exhibit the joy of his arrival. The South African wrote, “See you soon, brother”.
Soon Raina made a reply to show his brotherhood. Raina replies as “Done brother! Getting a bat for you,”.
The crispy conversation shows the brotherhood that they share in the CSK’s camp. Though they were from different countries as many said “IPL unites players across the world together”.
Besides retaining Raina for the 2021 season, CSK had signed six players at the IPL auction last month. While England all-rounder Moeen Ali was roped in by CSK for INR 7 crore, off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham joined CSK for INR 9.25 crore. Veteran Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will also play for the Dhoni-led side in the next season of the IPL.
CSK squad for IPL 2021
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N. Jagadeesan (WK), Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, R. Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Josh Hazlewood, KM Asif, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M Harisankar Reddy, K. Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishanth.