IPL 2021: Tremendous excited, eagerly ready to affix CSK camp, says Raina
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina, who had missed the Indian Premier League (2020), is “tremendous excited” about becoming a member of the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) squad forward of this yr’s match.
Raina had missed the 13th version of the cash-rich league after pulling out of the match because of private causes.
The star batsman has been a key cog in CSK’s batting wheel and in his absence, CSK had a dismal outing in final yr’s IPL.
The Chennai-based franchise completed on the seventh place within the factors desk and with Raina becoming a member of the facet, CSK might be trying to get again to successful methods in IPL 2021.
CSK on Wednesday shared Raina’s apply video through which the batsman could be seen hitting all his trademark photographs.
“In awe of the southpaw! #ChinnaThala – Coming Quickly with #WhistlePodu #Yellove,” CSK tweeted.
Reacting to the video, Raina mentioned,” Tremendous Excited and Eagerly ready to come back to our den.”
In the meantime, CSK skipper MS Dhoni has began his preparations for the season starting from April 9.
Final week, CSK posted a video on Twitter through which Dhoni could be seen hammering the ball out of the park in the course of the web session.
CSK will begin their season in opposition to runners-up Delhi Capitals at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 10.
Earlier than the mini-auction, Dhoni-led CSK had launched Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay and Piyush Chawla from the squad. Shane Watson who had retired after the IPL 2020 season may also not be seen in motion. Other than the Aussie all-rounder, no different international participant was launched from the squad.
Within the gamers’ public sale held on February 18, Chennai purchased the likes of Moeen Ali and Ok Gowtham. The facet additionally added Cheteshwar Pujara to their ranks for the upcoming IPL 2021.
CSK retained gamers: MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Narayan Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Sai Kishore.