CSK on Wednesday shared a practice video of Raina, in which the batsman can be seen hitting all his trademark shots.
CSK tweeted, “Southeast! #China Thala – # WhistlePod Soon #Pal,” CSK tweeted.
Reacting to the video, Raina said, “Super excited and anxiously waiting for us to come to our nest.”
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) March 17, 2021
Meanwhile, CSK captain MS Dhoni has started preparations for the IPL season starting on 9 April.
Last week, CSK posted a video on Twitter in which Dhoni can be seen hitting the ball outside the park during the net session.
CSK will start the season against Delhi’s runners-up team at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 10 April.
Prior to the mini-auction, the Dhoni-led CSKA included Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay and Piyush Chawla in the squad.
Shane Watson, who retired after the IPL 2020 season, will also not be seen in action. Apart from the Australian Australian all-rounder, no foreign player was out of the team.
Chennai bought the likes of Moin Ali and K Gotham in a players’ auction held on 18 February. The team has also included Cheteshwar Pujara in their squad for IPL 2021.
CSKA retained the players: MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayday, Ambati Rayadan, Jagadesan KM Asif . , Sai Kishore
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