IPL 2020: Suresh Raina Returns to India due to Personal Reasons
Chennai Super Kings cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday pulled out of IPL 2020, citing personal reasons. Raina has decided to return home from UAE.
Chennai Super Kings cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday pulled out of IPL 2020, citing personal reasons. Raina has decided to return home from UAE. In a major blow to CSK in their campaign for the IPL 2020, middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has returned to India.
Raina, who travelled with the squad to Dubai after a six-day training in Chennai with captain MS Dhoni, will be missing the entire season of IPL 2020.
According to the CSK CEO KS Viswanathan, “Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time”.
The news came a day after, when at least 10 members of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings – including a current India limited-overs bowler and several members of its staff – have tested positive for Covid-19 in Dubai on Friday. Days before the Indian Premier League franchise was scheduled to begin its training for the upcoming tournament in Dubai.
The 33-year-old, who announced his international retirement on August 15 along with MS Dhoni, travelled with the team to Dubai on August 21. The members of the squads are in isolation.
IPL 2020 starts on September 19. And was moved to UAE this year due to the rising COVID-19 cases in India.
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