The first match of the 11th season of IPL will be played on April 7 and it will be between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians. Both teams are engaged in their preparation. In the same clinch, the team of Chennai Super Kings, who are back after two years of suspension, played a practice match at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium. Approximately 10 thousand viewers reached the ground to watch the match and the Chennai team’s batsmen did not disappoint them.
Suresh Raina, the star player of the team, entertained the audience with his wonderful 54 runs in 24 balls. He scored 7 glorious sixes in his innings. Raina’s wrecks lamented that Raina scored 4 sixes on balls. Raina hit four sixes on the Deepak Chahar overs. Although captain Dhoni was not playing in this practice match, seeing Raina’s innings, Chennai’s fans were very happy.
Sam Billings on Instagram on IPL practice match
Sam Billings, the new batsman of the team, expressed happiness at posting photos on Instagram. He wrote that “Just a normal inter-squad centre wicket practice…. and 10,000 people rock up. amazing!.”
Significantly, the Chennai Super Kings team is returning to the IPL after a 2-year suspension. The core team is almost exactly what has been playing on behalf of Chennai. Raina good form is a great sign for the team.