Sat. Sep 19th, 2020
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IPL 2020: Led by MS Dhoni and Shane Watson, Chennai Super Kings hit the nets underneath lights in their initial instruction session soon after arriving in Dubai.

MS Dhoni gearing up for CSK’s 1st instruction in Dubai (Photograph Courtesy: @ChennaiIPL Twitter)


  • MS Dhoni was observed dealing with Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla
  • CSK qualified for the 1st time soon after reaching Dubai
  • Shane Watson was taking on Karn Sharma at the nets underneath lights

Chennai Super Kings eventually started their instruction sessions in the UAE on Friday soon after all their members, barring 13, examined adverse for the novel coronavirus. two gamers, who are portion of the stated 13 members who examined optimistic for the virus soon after arrival in Dubai, will be permitted to return to instruction only soon after their necessary 14-day quarantine time period and two adverse exams.

It was a massive relief for Chennai Super Kings who have been deal with a massive blow on Friday as their senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh pulled out of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, citing ‘personal reasons’. Harbhajan grew to become the 2nd player soon after Suresh Raina to withdraw from the tournament.

Underneath lights at the ICC Academy in Dubai, it was enterprise, as normal, for the MS Dhoni-led side. The skipper led from the front as he was observed batting at the nets, dealing with the likes of Raavindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla.
Notably, Dhoni was in very good touch, hitting massive sixes when the workforce qualified in Chennai all through a five-day camp prior to their departure to the UAE. Dhoni, who retired from worldwide cricket on August 15, was comfortably dealing with Jadeja and Chawla.

In a clip shared by CSK on social media, Shane Watson was also hunting crisp towards leg-spinner Karn Sharma. Pacer Shardul Thakur was also acquiring a roll of his arms at the nets.

CSK have been the final workforce to get started instruction soon after arriving in the UAE as they had an extended quarantine time period due to the Covid-19 scenarios.

With CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan saying the franchise will be open to enjoying the opening match, if necessary, BCCI sources have advised India Right now that the three-time champions will square off towards Mumbai Indians on the opening day.

IPL 2020 will be played from September 19 to November ten and the fixtures for the tournament is probably to be announced on Saturday.

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