Now only a few days are left for the second phase of (IPL 2021) to start. But, before that CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has suffered a major setback. The news that came recently is nothing less than a concern for the team. In such a situation, discussions are in full swing about what will be the next strategy of the captain. What is the full news related to this, know through this report.
Bad news came before the start of IPL
Actually, the bad news for CSK is that the team’s opener Faf du Plessis, playing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021), has been injured. There is a strain in his thigh muscles. This is the reason, he could not take part in the match played against Barbados Royals in the league on Sunday. No clear information has been received about how serious his injury is yet.
Talk about Faf du Plessis, he captains the team St. Lucia Kings in the Indian Premier League. In his absence, Andre Fletcher has been given the command of the match played against Barbados. Due to the injury of this opener of Chennai, Chennai is not only suffering, but St. Lucia’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals can also die.
Du Plessis was captaining St Lucia
Talking about the points table of CPL, St Lucia is still at number four after winning 5 matches out of 9. They have to win their final match against Barbados Royals to stay in the last four race. But, before this, the captain of the team, which is running in tremendous form, Faf du Plessis has been injured. He played a brilliant innings of 84 runs in 54 balls against Barbados Royals on the strength of his stormy batting in the last match of CPL played recently.
Thanks to this excellent innings of Faf, St Lucia not only won the match but also kept the CPL 2021 playoff hopes alive. However, in the early matches of this league, he did not get any special runs from his bat. He played 0, 10, 14 and 2 runs in the first 4 matches. But, on September 4, against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, this CSK opener created a ruckus by playing an unbeaten innings of 120 runs in 60 balls.
Du Plessis in excellent form even in the first phase of IPL
In his innings of 120 runs, CSK opener Faf hit 13 fours and 5 sixes. He scored runs at a strike rate of 200. That is, he got 82 runs only from the boundary. Faf’s bat roared fiercely in the first phase of IPL 2021 as well. He had won his team by playing many excellent innings. But, now his injury can trouble the fans.