Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Ambati Rayudu revealed that the practice sessions in Chennai ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 was key for him in gaining some momentum. His remark came as right after Rayudu scored 71 runs against Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener to give his side a five-wicket win. As a result of this blistering knock, he was also named as the Player of the Match afterward.
Before the IPL started in the UAE, CSK’s Indian players had net sessions for five days in Chennai before they contingent headed to Dubai.
“We were training in lockdown, we were really eager and as we get older, we need to train so we were training. The pitch was good, once the dew came on, the pitch quickened a bit, it was doing a bit with the new ball,” Rayudu said while receiving his Player of the Match award.
“We practiced in Chennai, it really helped and we…