The Chennai Super Kings and their vice-captain Suresh Raina continues to grab headlines despite the cricketer clearing the air regarding the rumors and speculations about his sudden exit from the league.
Not just this, Suresh Raina had also hinted at his possible return to the CSK camp at some point in the upcoming season. The owner of CSK N Srinivasan had also cleared the air regarding the rumors of a rift between the cricketer and the team. However, even after all this, seems like that all is still not well in the CSK camp.
Well, as per the latest reports, Suresh Raina was removed from the team’s WhatsApp group following his sensational decision to leave and return to India.
For the unversed, it all started when two players — Deepak Chahar and Ruturaj Gaikwad, and 11 support staff of CSK were tested positive for Coronavirus. Soon after the news came out, the vice-captain of CSK, Suresh Raina, who has been their batting mainstay for over the years, made his sensational exit from the upcoming league while citing personal reasons. Later, N Srinivasan’s interview about the cricketer’s exit hinted at a huge controversy.
Following his exit, a lot of rumors and speculations started making rounds in the media stating that Suresh Raina had a fallout with his team. There were many reports stating that Suresh Raina was not happy with the hotel room he got as there was no balcony in it. Later, Suresh Raina finally cleared the air by calling all these rumors as ‘fabricated stories’.
However, as per some inside stories, Suresh Raina has been removed from the WhatsApp group of the team. A source close to the team said:
“Once he left, he has been removed from CSK’s WhatsApp group. He has reached out to team-management including CEO, MS Dhoni and Coach Fleming and is looking for a chance to return,”
Meanwhile, the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League starts from 19th September n UAE.