Chennai Super Kings is prone to begin preparations for the sixteenth version of the Indian Premier League from March 3 on the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, with captain M.S. Dhoni set to reach within the metropolis the day past.
The upcoming season of the IPL could also be, in all chance, the final season that Dhoni options in as a participant. CSK, which completed ninth final season, will tackle defending champion Gujarat Titans within the season opener on March 31.
CSK should take care of the absence of some of its key gamers in 2023.
Ben Stokes, the facet’s ₹16.25 crore signing and a possible future skipper, confirmed on Wednesday that he can be unavailable for the latter levels of the league attributable to worldwide commitments. He can be leaving early to affix his nationwide facet for the one-off Ireland Test at Lord’s on June 1 and put together for the Ashes collection which will get underway on June 16.
To add insult to damage, New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson could should miss everything of the season as effectively because of the recurrence of a again damage.
In this version, the groups are being cut up into two teams with both sides set to play 14 group-stage matches. The franchises can be taking up every workforce in their very own group solely as soon as and the groups within the different group twice, as soon as at house after which away.
CSK options in Group B alongside Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans. Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants have been pooled collectively within the different group — A.
(With inputs from S. Dipak Ragav)
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