With nine days for the long-awaited IPL Season 2021, senior players of the Chennai Super Kings MS Dhoni and It’s raining were spotted moving it together during the franchise’s practice in Mumbai on Wednesday night.
The video of the duo’s training together was posted by Chennai Super Kings on their Twitter handle; with the inscription “07:03 Anbu Moments!”. The duo could be seen going through various training sessions while hitting the nets.
Donnie also focused on resurrecting the CSK team from scratch, and the captain and his deputy were also spotted showing a keen interest in the young Englishman Sam Quran’s wadding in the nets.
The next morning, however, brought bad news for the franchise, as their Australian partner Josh Hazloud withdrew from this year’s IPL to spend time with his family.
In an interview with Cricket Australia, Josh Hazelwood explained. The 30-year-old pacer said: “It’s been 10 months of living in a bio-bubble at different times. In that situation, I want to take a short break for cricket and spend some time at home with my family. I want to stay in Australia for the next 2 months. at home. “
Hazloud went on to say that he needs to prepare mentally and physically for the grueling international season and stay away from the IPL this season will help him do so.
“Next is the winter cricket season, in which we have to make a long tour of the West Indies. Then a tour in Bangladesh and then the T20 World Cup. Ashes again. That means the next 12 months will be very busy. In that situation, I want to give myself full opportunities to be mentally and physically prepared. So I decided to break away from IPL 2021, “he said.