Chennai Super Kings all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja has commenced his 7-day mandatory quarantine before he could be allowed to train with his teammates for the IPL 2021. The 3-time champions will take on last season’s finalists, Delhi Capitals on April 10th in Mumbai.
Ravindra Jadeja will be seen on the field for the first time since the Sydney Test against Australia, where he was hit by a short ball from Mitchell Starc and sustained a thumb fracture.
Jadeja underwent surgery on his left thumb and is on course to full recovery. Consequently, the left-hander was ruled out of the Brisbane Test, then from the entire home matches against England.
The official Twitter handle of CSK announced Ravindra Jadeja’s arrival in the hotel room where he is placed for 7-day isolation and posted a picture of the same.
“Welcome Super 8! See you after 7! #WhistlePodu #Yellove @imjadeja” tweeted CSK.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) March 26, 2021
Ravindra Jadeja has been a key member of CSK
The 32-year-old Saurashtra all-rounder has been a crucial member of both the Indian team and the Chennai Super Kings for the past decade. He has been with CSK since 2012 and has become an indispensable player contributing to all three departments.
The southpaw has also emerged as a premier all-rounder in the international circuit – Jadeja is in the top 10 ICC all-rounder rankings in both Tests and ODIs.
While the MS Dhoni-led side had an underwhelming season last year, Ravindra Jadeja made marked improvements in his batting. He scored 232 runs at a brilliant strike rate of 171.85 and remained unbeaten in 6 of the 11 innings he batted in.
Confidence in Jadeja’s finishing will liberate the likes of MS Dhoni, who had a glum season with the bat, to play in a more attacking fashion even before the death overs. CSK is also bolstered by the return of Suresh Raina – he returned from UAE before the start of the tournament.