For Chennai Super Kings (CSK), one of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the journey to the 13th edition has been quite hectic so far. Led by last year’s runners-up Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team will start their journey this year with a match against defending champions Mumbai Indians on September 19. CSK has won IPL titles in 2010, 2011 and 2018. The IPL will start with this match. On August 14, veteran CSK cricketers like Captain Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Suresh Raina, Pius Chawla arrived in Chennai. The next day, Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised everyone by announcing his retirement from international cricket, after which Suresh Raina also played international cricket. Farewell to cricket.
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians know all about possible XI, team list and schedule
The team joined the training camp in Chennai from 15 to 20 August and then traveled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 21 August. After the Days Day split, the team had to stay in quarantine for extra days, as 13 members of the CSK staff, including Deepak Chahar and Itu Turaj Gaikwad, were found to be Covid-19 positive. Meanwhile, Raina left the team and went home. Raina has decided to withdraw from the 13th edition of the IPL. Team owner N Srinivasan first listened to Raina, then a reunion took place. Harbhajan Singh also left the team after that.
Possible Chennai Super Kings XI
Shane Watson, Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Kedar Yadav, Dwayne Bravo, Rabindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Tagore.
CSK Squad 2020: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadishan, Karna Sharma, Kedar Yadav, Lungi Njidi, Mitchell Santner, Manu Kumar, Manu Kumar, Itu Turaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Shardul Tagore, Sam Karan, Piyush Chawla, Josh Hazlewood, and Sai Kishore.
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CSK League Schedule-
|Date||Against||According to Indian time||Place|
|19 September||Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|22 September||Rajasthan Royals||7:30 p.m.||Sharjah|
|25 September||The capital of Delhi||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|October 2||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|October 4||Kings XI Punjab||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|October||Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|October 10||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|13 October||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|October 17||The capital of Delhi||7:30 p.m.||Sharjah|
|October 19||Rajasthan Royals||7:30 p.m.||Abu Dhabi|
|October 23||Mumbai Indians||7:30 p.m.||Sharjah|
|October 25||Royal Challengers Bangalore||At half past three||Dubai|
|October 29||Kolkata Knight Riders||7:30 p.m.||Dubai|
|November 1||Kings XI Punjab||At half past three||Abu Dhabi|