New Delhi. Former veteran cricketer Suresh Raina may not have joined the Chennai Super Kings training camp yet, but he has started preparations for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. The 34-year-old cricketer is currently in Ghaziabad and is preparing for the CSK jersey. This video of Suresh Raina has been shared with the official Twitter handle of Chennai Super Kings. In this video, Suresh Raina is seen practicing in open net session. In this video you can see that Suresh Raina starts this session with some warm-up. After this, he shows his hitting skill. In this 30-second video, the left-handed batsman is also seen playing some of his trademark shots. Looking at the video, it can be said that Raina is in good form. If Raina stays in good form, then CSK’s team will benefit greatly and after the bad season of last year, this year the team will be able to start well.
It is expected that Suresh Raina will join the camp of Chennai Super Kings from 24 March. First they were supposed to reach Chennai on 21 March, but this was postponed. It is now being said that she will join the camp on March 24, after the first birthday of her son Rio. In a conversation with Inside Sports, CSK CEO Kashi Vishwanath said, “He has some personal work to do. When he finishes it, then he will join us. He has spoken with us and he will join the camp after 24 March. Please tell that from IPL 2020, Suresh Raina withdrew his name citing personal reasons. The previous season of the IPL was played in the UAE due to the corona virus. Suresh Raina went to UAE, but he returned to India before the tournament started. Last season, Raina’s lack was clearly seen in the team. CSK did not make it to the playoffs in the 13th season of IPL. This happened for the first time in IPL history, when CSK did not make it to the playoffs. Now with the return of Raina, it is expected that the team will perform better in IPL 2021.
Meanwhile, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Karn Sharma and other cricketers have reached Chennai for CSK camp. All these players have started training in Chepauk after completing the required quarantine period of five days. After the last season, Dhoni is now working hard in his batting for IPL 14. According to media reports, the CSK captain is practicing batting twice a day. Chennai Super Kings team for IPL 2021: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Sam Karran, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Faf Duplesey, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Narayan Jagadishan, KL Asif, Lungi Engidi, Sai Kishore, Moin Ali, Krishnappa Gautam, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, K Bhagat Verma, K Hari Nishant.