IPL 2021: The second phase of the IPL will be played in the UAE from September 19. Most of the players of Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have reached UAE for the tournament. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have started training in Dubai for the IPL after completing a six-day quarantine period after arriving in the UAE. Other members of the team, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar and Robin Uthappa, reached Dubai on August 13.
CSK shared pictures on Twitter
The official Twitter handle of Chennai Super Kings has shared pictures of the team’s practice session, in which many players including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina are seen. Dhoni and Raina are seen in the new hairstyle in the pictures. It is worth noting that in the past, some pictures of Dhoni’s new hairstyle became very viral on social media. Looking at the pictures, it seems that all the players are engaged in practice with full hard work.
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IPL was postponed in May due to Corona
IPL 2021 was postponed in May after several players got infected with the corona virus. Now its second phase will start from September 19, where Chennai will face Mumbai Indians in Dubai. 13 matches of IPL will be played in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and 8 matches in Abu Dhabi. At present, the team of Mumbai is in Quarantine and soon its players will also be seen practicing.
Players will have to follow strict protocols
Due to the Corona epidemic, all players and all staff members will have to follow strict corona protocols during the IPL. All the players will remain in the biobubble during the tournament, so that there is no disturbance in the IPL due to Corona again. The BCCI had also issued an advisory in this regard recently. If all goes well, then in the second phase of IPL, spectators will be allowed to come to the stadium. Recently, BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board had indicated this.
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