#IPL2020: CSK to leave on Aug 21 for UAE

NewsBharati    12-Aug-2020
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New Delhi, Aug 12: With major developments coming in for staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in United Arba Emirates, it is now reported that the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will leave for UAE on August 21 said Kasi Viswanathan, the team CEO.
 
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The mega event is taking place for 53 days, from September 19 to November 10, across three venues - Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. The final match is scheduled to be played on a weekday, i.e. Tuesday, for the first time in the history of the T20 tournament.
 
The team will first attend a training camp in Chennai at the MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk), said Viswanathan, while speaking before departing for UAE. Dubai will be the base camp for the three-time IPL champions.
 
"The team will start practicing at Chepauk mostly by August 16. Dhoni and Raina, along with other team members, would arrive by August 14-15, and we would leave for UAE around August 21," he said.
 
It is also being said that the CSK team is planning to take 8-10 net bowlers along with them, but nothing has been finalized yet. The 13th edition of the IPL. It was originally slated to be played from March 29, but it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.