There has been news of relief for Chennai Super Kings before the match against Mumbai Indians in the second phase of IPL 2021. According to reports, the team’s veteran batsman Faf du Plessis has looked comfortable during practice and this is indicating that he is recovering well. However, the decision to include him in the playing XI will be taken before the match.
Chennai Super Kings CEO Kashi Vishwanath reacted to Faf du Plessis’ injury. He said that Faf practiced and during this time he looked quite comfortable. His injury will be reviewed before the match on Sunday and only then will a decision be taken. In a conversation with Inside Sports, he said,
Faf du Plessis has joined the team and after completing the required quarantine, he has also started practicing. The decision regarding his fitness will be taken before the match.
Faf du Plessis was a victim of injury during CPL
Let us tell you that Faf du Plessis was injured while playing in the Caribbean Premier League and this was the reason why he could not play in his team’s last league match including the semi-finals and final. After this, questions were raised about his playing in the IPL as well, but now he has started practice and there is a possibility of his return soon.
Du Plessis’s performance in the first half of the IPL was excellent. He is currently the third highest run-scorer in the tournament. He has scored 320 runs in seven matches so far. This is the reason that the performance of Chennai Super Kings was also very good and they are currently at the second position in the points table.