CSK Captain MS Dhoni arrives in Surat to begin his IPL 2022 Preparation
Chennai Super Kings have started preparations for the 15th season of IPL. Chennai IPL franchise has organized a training camp in Surat, Gujarat. In the build-up to the Tata IPL 2022, CSK will go through a pre-tournament camp to provide their players with some crucial match practice. CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has reached Surat where a training camp has been organized for the team. Thus MS Dhoni is in Surat with bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji and other team support staff. The defending champions’ overseas support staff, including head coach Stephen Fleming, will join the squad on March 12.
Chennai franchise CEO Kasi Viswanathan said that CSK will start their pre-season camp on March 08. He further explained the reasoning behind choosing Surat in Gujarat as the training base for the team. Gujarat shares its land border with Maharashtra and in order to adapt to clay wickets, the franchise opted to move its base to Surat.
MS Dhoni Lands in Surat for Training Camp ahead of IPL 2022
Viswanathan explained that “With the Chennai pitch being clay-based, we decided to practice on wickets that would be similar to Mumbai and Pune. Plus, the journey will be easier”
Let us tell you that the entire Tata IPL 2022 will be held in Maharashtra. More than 70 games out of 74 will be held at four venues in Maharashtra – Wankhede Stadium, MCA International Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, and DY Patil Stadium. The Indian T20 tournament is scheduled to start on 26 March and the final is planned to be held on 29 May 2022.
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Meanwhile, CSK has suffered a setback with their premier pacer getting injured. CSK’s INR 14 crore pick, Deepak Chahar has suffered a right quadriceps injury and is likely to miss the majority portion of TATA IPL 2022. Also Read- MS Dhoni reveals first look of his graphic novel ‘Atharva’
According to experts, it will take at least the first three weeks of IPL 2022, if not more, for Chahar’s injury to heal. MS Dhoni Lands in Surat for Training Camp. Chennai Super Kings Franchise decided Surat for organizing Training Camp for IPL 2022 Preparation. Here MS Dhoni will practice with his team.