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Dhoni heads home after IPL's deferment amid COVID-19 scare

Deccan Chronicle | DC Correspondent

Published on: March 15, 2020 | Updated on: March 15, 2020

The Chennai Super Kings captain arrived at the team's preparatory camp early this month

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. AP Photo

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. AP Photo

Chennai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday left the Chennai Super Kings training camp here following the suspension of the 13th edition of IPL till April 15 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Dhoni, who had arrived in Chennai for CSK's preparatory camp early this month, left the base in front of his cheering fans.

"It has become your home, sir!' Keep whistling, as #Thala Dhoni bids a short adieu to #AnbuDen," Chennai Super Kings wrote on its twitter handle along with a short video.

The video showed fans lining up to catch a glimpse of Dhoni as he signed autographs and interacted with the fans.

The 38-year-old Dhoni hasn't played any form of cricket since featuring in India's semifinal loss to New Zealand at the 50-over World Cup in England last year.

There has been a lot of speculation over Dhoni's international future ahead of this year's T20 World Cup in Australia, with some saying it will depend on his performance in the IPL-13.

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