Fans lined the streets to catch a glimpse of MS Dhoni and his team Chennai Super Kings when they arrived in Surat earlier this week to kick off their preparations for the Indian Premier League’s impending 15th season. The video that was shared by the franchise’s Twitter account on Monday showed how excited fans are about their team.
In the video, captioned “Abhara Surat! Those smiling eyes give us joy, wherever we go!” The yellow colored CSK bus is seen heading towards the stadium amidst the marching band, most of whom had come out in their own CSK shirts, before until Dhoni is seen walking towards the site.
Chennai Super Kings are among the first teams to start training for the new season. Besides Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif and U-19 World Cup star Rajvardhan Hangargekar have all been seen in net. Bowling coach L Balaji supervised them.
CSK will play their IPL 2022 campaign opener against Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The game will be a repeat of the IPL 2021 final where CSK won by 27 points in Dubai to lift their fourth trophy.
CSK will play four games each at Wankhede Stadium, DY Patil Stadium, Brabourne Stadium and MCA Stadium in Pune.