MS Dhoni shows off his footvolley skills in training session as CSK warm up for IPL 2022 in Surat

MS Dhoni & Co. enjoyed a game of footvolley at CSK camp | Photo: Twitter/CSK

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team led by MS Dhoni played a footvolley match in Surat ahead of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

  • Dhoni and Co. has launched its preparations in Surat.

  • CSK led by Dhoni will face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) led by Shreyas Iyer in the opening game of IPL 2022 at Wankhede Stadium.

Preparing for 15th Indian Premier League (IPL) Season, Legendary Cricketer MS Dhoni was seen playing footvolley at the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) camp. Preparing for the title defense season in the richest cricket league in the world, Dhoni and Co. are spending quality time playing foot volley and indulging in friendly banter in preparation for the 15th season of the money-rich league.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, the official Yellow Brigade handle gave fans a glimpse of the footvolley segment at the CSK camp. “The Namma Special Footvolley segment is back!” #WhistlePodu,” CSK captioned the post on the microblogging site. The video of the footvolley segment shared by the CSK franchise has already caught the attention of netizens on social media.

Reigning champions Chennai, led by talismanic hitter Dhoni, have kicked off their training for the new season of the national cricket’s greatest extravaganza – the IPL. The league phase of IPL’s 15th season will be held in Maharashtra while the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is set to host the play-offs and the summit clash of the 10-team tournament. CSK team led by Dhoni training at Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surah for the next edition of the money-rich league.

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Earlier, fans and followers of the CSK franchise lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the star players when the Super Kings arrived in Surat ahead of the start of the new season. CSK icons Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu were spotted training at the Surat arena. Dhoni-led CSK will open their campaign against last season’s runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) led by Shreyas Iyer at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 26. Under Dhoni’s management, Chennai Super Kings had outclassed KKR managed by Eoin Morgan in the IPL 2021 final in Dubai. The second leg of the IPL 2021 Final will also be the opening game of the 10-team tournament.