‘Thalaivan’ MS Dhoni will take care of the team, states CSK CEO after Raina, Harbhajan pull out of IPL 2020
Kasi Viswanathan assured that ‘Thalaivan’ MS Dhoni will take care of the group in UAE
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were the last group to begin their pre-season camp in Dubai recently after gamers and support staff were asked to serve prolonged quarantine. CSK’s IPL contingent was rocked by 13 cases of the unique coronavirus which came as a big obstacle for the three-time champions as they were aiming to start training in the final week of August. Nevertheless, the 13 members, who had actually checked favorable have been separated now and the rest of the squad has started training after undergoing rounds of testing.
It has actually been a challenging couple of weeks for CSK in UAE with two veteran players pulling out of IPL 2020 before the start of the season. After Suresh Raina returned home from UAE due to personal factors, senior spinner Harbhajan Singh likewise pulled out of the tournament mentioning personal reasons. CSK will be missing out on the presence of both veterans in the upcoming season.
Nonetheless, the team remains in great spirits and is looking forward to the tournament ensured CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan in a video message to the fans of the Yellow Army all over the world. Viswanathan expressed his confidence in captain MS Dhoni and stated that the ‘Thalaivan’ will look after the group in UAE. He further stated that Dhoni has actually taken the group through many tight spots and will look after the players.
“This is to validate that the team remains in great shape, we require not stress. We have a skipper who have browsed us through really tough times. Thalaivan will definitely look after the group and we are very positive, we have started practice from the other day, a day in the past,” stated the CSK CEO.
“The players are likewise in rather excellent spirit. They have had regular Zoom meetings where the coach and captain have addressed the gamers and all of them are in a great state of mind. We will come out of the hard situation and extremely happy to report that team remains in really great shape to take care of the matches coming up in the IPL,” he added.
The CSK CEO also urged the fans from India and Dubai to keep rooting for the three-time champs, who are positive of succeeding in IPL 2020 and will be intending to lift their fourth prize after losing out carefully in 2015.
“I am extremely positive that the Chennai Super Kings fan club will absolutely look up to the team which is really confident of doing well and I sure that the ‘yellow fever’ will catch up throughout the country and also in Dubai where we have a really great following. Fans of CSK are really important to group and we eagerly anticipate your assistance,” stated Viswanathan.
Chennai Super Kings will be opening their IPL 2020 campaign against arch-rivals Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi on September 19. The smash hit game will also mark the start of the upcoming season which will be played totally in UAE.