Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has joined the Chennai Super Kings squad for IPL 2021 in Mumbai on Friday morning. Along with Jadeja, the likes of MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina also joined the team in Mumbai. MS Dhoni had already started his training in Chennai. Chennai Super Kings were the first team to begin their training camp. But decided to shift to the maximum city where they will play their campaign opener on April 10 against Delhi Capitals.
While some of the players like Dwayne Bravo, and Suresh Raina had reached Trident Hotel directly and are in quarantine, those who were part of the training camp like Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad in Chennai reached on Thursday evening.
Super Kings took to Twitter and shared a small travel video with the CSK army. They captioned it “Vanakkam Mumbai! Super mass(k) entry into the city of dreams!”.
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Cheteshwar Pujara and head coach Stephen Fleming have also reached and will begin their training on March 28. “Stephen and Pujara have reached Mumbai along with some other players. We will begin our camp there on March 27-28,” Viswanathan said.
The franchise was not very sure about the availability of the all-rounder for the season. Ravindra Jadeja underwent a surgery on his broken thumb and was undergoing rehabilitation at the NCA.
He had hit the nets in March and had been keeping his fans updated on Twitter. On Thursday he shared an exercise video of him measuring the length of his jumps. He captioned it as, “Keep moving forward”.
Ravindra Jadeja Joins CSK Squad in Mumbai
CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan had confirmed to InsideSport.co that Jadeja has finally got clearance from National Cricket Academy to join them. “Jadeja will join us today (Friday) in Mumbai,” he confirmed to InsideSport.co
Ravindra Jadeja was ruled out of the game for a little bit after he injured his thumb in the third Test against Australia down under. He was ruled out of the fourth Test and the subsequent series against England which included the Tests, T20Is and the ODIs.