MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina’s CSK reach UAE for second leg of tournament

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina’s CSK reach UAE for second leg of tournament; Follow Live updates: The second most successful IPL franchise- Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have reached the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Phase 2 of IPL 2021. The news came when CSK posted a Tweet on their official account announcing their arrival in the Gulf country. Earlier, CSK’s leg spinner Karn Sharma had posted a glimpse of the desert nation on his Instagram story. The yellow brigade will set up its camp in Dubai on August 29.

Upon reaching the desert country, all CSK members arriving in the UAE will have to undergo a period of quarantine for the time being. Earlier, all the players of the team including captain MS Dhoni had already entered the bio bubble after reaching Chennai.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be the first one to lock horns with Mumbai Indians (MI) as the matches resume for IPL 2021 Phase 2. The two sides play the first match of the second leg on September 19.

Earlier during the day, Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians had left for the Gulf country.

Both the teams are looking to have a 1-month camp before the IPL 2021 Phase 2 resumes in UAE.

Just a few days before, InsideSport had learnt the issues CSK had faced regarding getting permissions from the UAE authorities.

“We have not got permissions as yet. We are continuously in touch with the BCCI and they are speaking to the authorities in UAE. We were earlier told permissions will come in by Wednesday but we have not recieved the same as yet. Let’s see if we recieve the permissions today”, declared CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan to

When asked if the franchise heard anything from the BCCI in this regard, Vishwanathan responded with a firm ‘NO’