IPL 2021: CSK is not sure whether to keep Suresh Raina until IPL 2021.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: Chennai Super Kings (CSK), led by MS Dhoni, is unsure whether its vice-captain Suresh Raina will be retained ahead of the 2021 IPL mini-auctions. Sources close to CSK now have other plans. for Raina this time.
Suresh Raina, who played an important role in the three-time champion, withdrew his name from the 2020 IPL which took place in the UAE. Raina has cited personal reasons for the decision to leave CSK while the real reason has yet to be revealed.
Some of the players said Raina was scared after a few cases of covid-19 erupted in the CSK camp. Raina wanted to be with his family and eventually withdrew despite traveling to the UAE with the team.
After Suresh Raina, spinner Harbhajan Singh also stepped down and CSK faced their worst season in IPL history. CSK finished second to last in the points table after the end of the league stages.
Although management has made it clear that they will continue to take the services of their skipper MS Dhoni, the retention of Suresh Raina has still not been confirmed. The franchise has already decided to release most of the senior players due to their poor performance in the previous IPL.
11 Crore is Suresh Raina’s retention price:
If Raina played IPL 2020 with CSK, he would ultimately become the most likely retention, but now his future with CSK is in jeopardy. Earlier, the CSK leadership also removed the names of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Sing from their official website.
According to Insidesports reports, Suresh Raina’s 11 Crore retention amount could pinch the Chennai Super Kings franchise and he is unlikely to keep Suresh Raina for the next Indian Premier League season.
Suresh Raina has contributed a lot to the success of CSK. He was their top running scorer and played a few key shots to retain the IPL title three times.
“The franchise must take its biggest step. Whether or not they want to keep Raina. His retention amount of 11 crore can pinch the yellow army somewhere. There is no doubt that Raina has contributed the most to the success of CSK over the years ”. said the source close to the CSK.
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