A few of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s sixes, monster hits, travelled past the stands throughout Chennai Tremendous King’s follow classes that concluded right here on Thursday.
Speaking to Sportstar, CSK CEO Ok.S. Viswanathan mentioned, “Dhoni is placing the ball very properly. And there have been loads of sixes in all instructions. Dhoni was his normal self, relaxed, assured and pleased.”
He added the workforce obtained to find out about his retirement from worldwide cricket solely from his Instagram submit. “The workforce was shocked.”
CSK leaves for UAE — the Indian Premier League begins on September 19 — on Friday afternoon. Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja joined the aspect right here on Thursday.
CSK CEO mentioned the five-day camp in Chennai served its function. “The boys had not educated for a very long time and this was good for them. Coming after a break, they didn’t stretch themselves absolutely. That would have led to accidents. However the cricketers progressively discovered their rhythm,” Viswanathan mentioned.
“There will probably be one other six days of quarantine for the workforce as soon as we land in Dubai. So I’d say the camp right here was important for a lot of gamers,” he added.
CSK’s CEO was impressed with fairly a couple of cricketers. “I assumed M. Vijay was placing the ball very properly. So was Rituraj Gaekwad. Now we have quite a lot of choices within the aspect,” he mentioned.
The online bowlers performed their half and Viswanathan was happy with the best way paceman Aswin Crist bowled. The seamer was returning to cricket after three years and underwent a again surgical procedure in New Zealand beneath the identical surgeon who operated on Shane Bond.
“Crist was there on all the times. He was bowling properly. The truth is, he regarded sharp. The boys are in the fitting way of thinking. The indicators are good for CSK,” mentioned Viswanathan.