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IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni lands in Surat for training camp, check full CSK squad HERE | Cricket News

Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have begun preparations to defend their crown under former skipper MS Dhoni. IPL 2022 kicks off on March 26 in Mumbai with CSK set to take on last year’s champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Dhoni landed in Surat on Thursday (March 2) for a training camp with a team of support staff including former Indian pacer and assistant CSK Laxmipathy Balaji.

According to ESPNcricinfo’s interaction with CSK President Kasi Viswanathan, the team management decided to start a pre-season camp in Surat in order to take advantage of the conditions. He also confirmed that the camp will start through March 8. All IPL seasons will be held in Mumbai and Pune while Surat is on the border of Gujarati and Maharashtra.

“With the clay foundation of Chennai, we decided to exercise on wickets that would be similar to those of Mumbai and Pune. Even so, the journey will be easier, ”Viswanathan told ESPNcricinfo.

According to Viswanathan, the international coaching staff of senior director Stephen Fleming will arrive around March 12. IPL 2022 season will take place from March 26-May 29. A total of 70 leagues will be held at all venues worldwide four worldwide Mumbai and Pune.

Meanwhile, Deepak Chahar – who proved to be the most expensive purchase of the Chennai Super Kings at the IPL 2022 mega auction – is likely to miss most of the IPL 2022 season due to an injury, a report by ESPNCricinfo said on Thursday.

Chahar injured his right quadriceps while out for India in the final T20I against the West Indies in Kolkata and was ruled out of the next T20I series against Sri Lanka. The all-rounder bowling is at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further control and recovery from the injury.

Group A: Residents of Mumbai, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Lucknow Super Giants.

Group B: Chennai Super Kings, East Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Gujarati Titans.

The final list of players purchased by CSK at the IPL 2022 auction:

Dwayne Bravo (Rs 4.40 crore), Robin Uthappa (Rs 2 crore), Ambati Rayudu (Rs 6.75 crore), Deepak Chahar (Rs 14 crore), KM Asif (Rs 20 lakh), Tushar Deshpande (Rs 20 lakh), Shivam Dube (Rs 4 crore), Maheesh Theekshana (Rs 70 lakh), Rajvardhan Hangargekar (Rs 1.50 crore), Simarjeet Singh (Rs 20 lakh), Devon Conway (Rs 1 crore), Dwaine Pretorius (Rs 50 lakh), Mitchell Santner (Rs) . 1.90 crore), Adam Milne (Rs1.90 crore), Subhranshu Senapati (Rs 20 lakh), Mukesh Choudhary (Rs 20 lakh), Prashant Solanki (Rs 1.20 crore), C Hari Nishaanth (Rs 20 lakh), N Jagadeesan (Rs. 20). 20 lakh), Chris Jordan (Rs 3.6 crore), K Bhagath Varma (Rs 20 lakh)

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