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MS Dhoni Delays His Return To Ranchi Till All His Teammates Reach Home Safely: Reports

The IPL 2021 was suspended due to COVID-19 concerns.

As per reports in the Indian Express Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has decided to delay his return to Ranchi till all his CSK teammates reach home safely. Dhoni has said that he will wait for the foreigners to leave first and the other Indian players next before he goes home from Delhi, where the team is based. The ongoing season of Indian Premier League 2021 was suspended due to a number of players testing positive for COVID-19.

In a virtual meeting, MS Dhoni speaking to all his teammates said since the IPL is happening in India, the foreigners support staff should get the preference to travel first to reach their homes abroad. And the Indian team players will later depart for home. A CSK official confirmed MS Dhoni’s decision to Indian Express.

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MS Dhoni Delays His Return To Ranchi

“Mahibhai said that he will be the last person to leave the hotel. He wanted foreigners to leave first, then the Indian players. He will be taking the last flight tomorrow when everyone reaches their home safe and secure,” a CSK official said.

Meanwhile, eight of the 11 England playershave reached the UK onon Wednesday. The remaining three Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan will leave in the next 48 hours. Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, and Jason Roy landed in London to begin a 10-day quarantine at government-approved hotels before heading to their respective homes.

CSK organised a charter flight for its players from Delhi. A ten-seater flight carrying CSK players went to Rajkot and Mumbai in the morning while the evening charter plane dropped players from Bangalore and Chennai. Dhoni is scheduled to fly on Thursday evening to his home in Ranchi.

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Anshuman Roy

A cricket and sports enthusiast having previously worked with Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint and now with Cricfit.
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