Suresh Raina Not playing in IPL 2020
Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is not playing in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League IPL 2020. The Chennai Super Kings star cricketer has withdrawn from the entire IPL due to personal reasons.
Chennai Super Kings authorities confirmed the matter in a tweet on Saturday (August 29th). Raina has been out of the game for a long time. He played in the last national team jersey against England in June 2016. He was playing in various cricket leagues in India including IPL as he did not get another chance in the national team.
Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) August 29, 2020
In the meantime, the deadly coronavirus attacks. That is why all kinds of sports were closed for about 5 months. The star cricketer said goodbye to international cricket when Corona returned to the field due to various restrictions.
When former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni bid farewell to international cricket on August 18, Raina said goodbye to international cricket shortly after his departure. After retiring from international cricket, the focus was on the 13th edition of the IPL, which was about five months behind schedule. However, before the start of the IPL, he withdrew from the IPL for personal reasons. He also returned to India.
Chennai Super Kings wrote in a tweet about Suresh Raina not playing, ‘Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons. That is the reason why he is not playing in the IPL season. At this time, Chennai Super Kings are giving full support to Suresh Raina and his family.
Meanwhile, the Chennai Super Kings have suffered another blow before starting practice on UAE soil. Several members have been infected with the deadly coronavirus. The number is thought to be more than 10. There is a coaching staff, an officer as well as an Indian cricketer.
The quarantine period has been extended by one more week as everyone in the team is positive. The training session has also been postponed. Which was supposed to start from Friday? On the other hand, even though Dhoni’s Chennai did not go into practice, several teams have already gone into practice.
This is undoubtedly a big push for the Chennai Super Kings before the start of the IPL. The former Indian cricketer has scored the most runs for three-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Raina has scored 4526 runs in 164 matches.