Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will start his training right here from March 2 together with different gamers forward of season-13 of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 38-year previous Dhoni, whose future within the recreation has been a topic of intense hypothesis because the ICC 50-over World Cup in June-July final 12 months, will start training on the M A Chidambaram stadium for the upcoming IPL.
The IPL 2020 begins with a match between CSK and defending champion Mumbai Indians in Mumbai on March 29.
According to CSK CEO Okay S Viswanathan, Dhoni can be training with gamers who can be found as the complete preparatory camp of the workforce begins on March 19.
Former India captain Dhoni is anticipated to follow for a few weeks with the likes of Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu amongst others. He would then take a break earlier than returning, sources stated.
Raina and Rayudu have been training right here for the previous three weeks or so.
Sources stated it will assist the veteran stumper to bond with the brand new gamers within the CSK set-up.
‘Thala’ as Dhoni is affectionately referred to as by the legion of CSK followers would additionally look to get into the groove as he has been away from the sport for some time now. He had commenced training with the Jharkhand workforce a while again.
The Super Kings’ follow periods within the final two years had attracted crowds in hundreds and with Dhoni set for an early arrival for preparation comparable numbers might be anticipated this time round additionally.
The three-time IPL champion had picked up veteran leggie Piyush Chawla, Aussie pacer Josh Hazelwood, England all-rounder Sam Curran and Tamil Nadu left-arm spinner R Sai Kishore throughout the public sale held in December final.