IPL 2022: Fans wait in line to see their heroes as CSK begins training in Surat. The CSK has chosen Surat as their training ground to become acquainted with the conditions in Maharashtra, where the tournament will be held this season.
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are not only one of the most consistent and successful teams in the IPL. They are also well-like by their fans and followers. The defending champions will begin their 2022 campaign on March 26 against the KKR in a rematch of last year’s title clash, and as they began their training in Surat, Gujarat, on Monday, March 7, fans lined up on the streets to catch a glimpse of the yellow brigade led by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Dhoni was seen walking into the Lalbhai Cricket Stadium in Surat, which the team chose to familiarize itself with playing conditions in neighboring Maharashtra, where this year’s IPL will be held, in a video share by the franchise from training. As the players left the hotel for the practice session, fans gathered around the CSK team bus. On the streets, one fan was even seen wearing a Super Kings jersey.
CSK begins training in Surat.
“Those eyes that smile with love bring us joy wherever we go!” CSK wrote while sharing a video of fans in Surat cheering on the team.
The Super Kings, who have won the title four times since 2010, are among the first teams to begin training for this year’s 10-team IPL.
Apart from Dhoni, who turns 41 this year, Ambati Rayudu and KM Asif were seen training at the Surat venue in the presence of bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji, who accompanied the players during the training. They were visible in images share by the franchise.
Rajvardhan Hangargekar, who recently play for India’s U-19 World Cup team in the West Indies and was purchase by the CSK for Rs 2 crore, has also join the camp in Surat.