Amid rising calls for for the return of Suresh Raina to Chennai Super Kings squad within the ongoing Indian Premier League season, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan on Saturday (September 26) said that Raina won’t return to the CSK facet however he added that followers will quickly get causes to smiles.
“We cannot look at Raina because he made himself unavailable, and we respect his decision and his space. We are not thinking about it,” Viswanathan instructed ANI.
“I can assure the fans that we will bounce back strongly. It’s a game and you have your good and bad days. But the boys know what they need to do and the smiles will be back,” he added.
It is to be famous that Raina has been an essential a part of the CSK for years and is the second-highest run-getter in IPL’s historical past. Raina went to the UAE to take part in IPL with CSK squad however he returned to India few days earlier than the beginning of the event after the homicide of his uncle.
After CSK’s humiliating defeat in opposition to Delhi Capitals, CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted lack of ‘steam’ within the batting.
“We are lacking a bit of steam in the batting and that hurts. The run rate keeps on mounting after such slow starts and adds pressure, we need to figure that out. We need to come back with a clearer picture, looking at the combination. There are quite a few things we can think about. We are one batter extra to start off, so the players need to step up,” Dhoni said.
CSK have performed three video games in IPL 2020 to this point and at the moment are positioned fifth within the factors desk.