IPL 2020 : Ravindra Jadeja unlikely for CSK camp in Chennai

To prepare for the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) in UAE, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will the the only team to have a short 5 day camp in India before they fly to UAE. But CSK’S star all-rounder is all set to mss the camp. 

All the Indian cricketers, barring Ravindra Jadeja, are expected to attend the camp. The all-rounder is unlikely to travel to Chennai because of personal reasons and will instead join the squad in the UAE.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will also be reaching Chennai on 15th August to attend the camp and will fly with the entire squad on 21st to UAE. 
 
IPL 2020 – All you want to know about Chennai Super Kings preparations and travel plans
 
As reported earlier by InsideSport, Kasi Viswanathan, team CEO of CSK has already declared that team will leave for UAE on August 21. Dubai will be the base camp for the three-time IPL champions.

“The team will start practicing at Chepauk mostly by August 16. Dhoni and Raina, along with other team members, would arrive by August 14-15, and we would leave for UAE around August 21,” he said.

The CSK CEO also confirmed that the team is planning to take 8-10 net bowlers along with them. The State seamers include M. Mohammed, J. Kousik and Abhishek Tanwar, who were part of the Ranji side last season will be part of the CSK entourage.

The 13th edition of the IPL will be played for 53 days, from September 19 to November 10, across three venues — Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. The final match is scheduled to be played on a weekday, i.e. Tuesday, for the first time in the history of the T20 tournament.

On Monday, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel had confirmed that the board has got government approval to go ahead with the IPL in the UAE.

This time, both the afternoon and evening matches will be played half-an-hour earlier than usual.

“IPL 2020 will be played from September 19 and the final will be played on November 10, 2020. The 53-day tournament will witness 10-afternoon matches starting at 15:30 IST while the evening matches will start at 19:30 IST,” the BCCI release had stated.

Earlier on Monday the Emirates Cricket Board had also confirmed that they have received official clearance from the BCCI to host the IPL 2020.