MS Dhoni and CSK teammates were seen playing football in Dubai on Saturday.© Twitter
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players, led by skipper MS Dhoni, played soccer in training, in photos the franchise posted on Twitter on Saturday. Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Karn Sharma and Robin Uthappa enjoyed a kickabout while training for the three-time champions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) currently based in Dubai ahead of the resumption of the 2021 IPL season. day,” CSK wrote in the tweet with four photos of their star men playing football.
CSK are training at the ICC Academy in Dubai as part of their preparations for the remainder of the IPL season, which will resume with the Dhoni-led side taking on Mumbai Indians on September 19.
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask Pdu Whistle Pdu! (@ChennaiIPL) August 21, 2021
A contingent from CSK had reached Dubai on August 13 and started training on Thursday. They had gathered for a training camp in Chennai earlier this month before flying to Dubai.
CSK came in second with 10 points when IPL was postponed earlier this year. They had played seven games, winning five and losing two. Delhi Capitals, which topped the table with 12 points, had played one more game.
Royal Challengers Bangalore was close behind CSK, with both sides tied on 10 points and CSK leading only in net run rate. Mumbai Indians, who have won the IPL with a record five times, were fourth with a total of eight points from seven matches.
After a disappointing seventh place last season, CSK hopes to make the play-offs this time.
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