IPL 2021 – CSK Players in England: MS Dhoni’s CSK looking to get R Jadeja, Shardul Thakur from Manchester to Dubai on Saturday: In what comes as a huge move, Chennai Super Kings is looking to get the Indian players who are part of the team to Dubai by Saturday. The boys will then undergo a six-day quarantine and join the rest of the squad members who are already in the IPL 2021 bubble.
Speaking to ANI, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan confirmed the development and said the team is keeping fingers crossed that the likes of Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur and Cheteshwar Pujara can fly into Dubai on Saturday. “Now that the Test match is off, we are looking to get the CSK boys into Dubai tomorrow,” he said.
IPL 2021 – CSK Players in England: Bu
t it is still not clear if the BCCI will give such a permission.
As per the earlier plans of BCCI, all IPL bound players involved in the series were suppose to travel together via a chartered flight. Now as CSK are looking to get their Indian players early in Dubai, they need to have permisssions not only from the BCCI but also from the local authorties in UK.
IPL 2021: MS Dhoni’s CSK looking to get R Jadeja, Shardul Thakur to Dubai on Saturday, but BCCI permissions pending
IPL 2021 – CSK Players in England: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has offered to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) a rescheduling of the cancelled 5th Test match which was scheduled to be played at Manchester from Friday. The BCCI and ECB held several rounds of discussion to find a way to play the Test match, however, the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Indian team contingent forced the decision of calling off the game.
The 14th season, which was postponed in May this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume on September 19 in Dubai with a blockbuster clash between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
The action will then shift to Abu Dhabi where Kolkata Knight Riders will square off against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sharjah will host its first game on September 24 when Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Chennai Super Kings. In all, 13 matches will be held in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah, and 8 in Abu Dhabi.