Rocked by a collection of COVID-19 instances, CSK led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni might lastly begin coaching on Friday after clearing a 3rd spherical of testing for the virus.
“How exciting it was to be back with all of my @ChennaiIPLmates for our first training session!!! It was so much fun. There was a little rust that will not take long to go,” Watson wrote on his twitter deal with.
How thrilling it was to be again with all of my @ChennaiIPL mates for our first coaching session!!! It was a lot enjoyable. There was somewhat rust that gained’t take lengthy to go. 😆😆😆🦁😊 #whistlepodu #ipl pic.twitter.com/mErFh9Aqw5
— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) September 5, 2020
The 39-year-old, who was purchased by CSK forward of the 2018 IPL, has scored 953 runs in 32 matches for the franchise within the final two years, apart from capturing six wickets. His highest rating was 117 not out within the finals of the 2018 version towards SunRisers Hyderabad.
Watson is a crucial member of the CSK staff which has been left depleted after the pull out of senior gamers Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh. CSK was pressured to delay its coaching plan after finishing the six-day quarantine after Deepak Chahar and Ruturaj Gaikwad examined optimistic final week together with 11 members of the contingent.
The 13th IPL is scheduled to be held from September 19 to November 10 throughout three venues — Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.
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