did a retirement flip-flop and a mini controversy surfaced. A Chennai Tremendous Kings insider spoke about “slight issues within the household”, vowing to repair it on the earliest. On Saturday, Rayudu posted a tweet, calling time on his IPL profession earlier than reversing his resolution and deleting the tweet. “I’m glad to announce that this might be my final IPL.
I’ve had a beautiful time taking part in it and being part of 2 nice groups for 13 years,” tweeted the veteran batsman, including: “Would like to sincerely thank Mumbai Indians and CSK for the great journey.” Minutes later he deleted the tweet.
CSK chief government Kasi Viswanathan confirmed that Rayudu hasn’t retired. “He hasn’t retired. He was a bit disenchanted for not having achieved properly this season. So in a match of (frustration), he put that on Twitter. Then I known as him and instructed him that this was not the administration’s view (that he’s not contributing) and he shouldn’t try this (retire). He agreed to that. He’s so hooked up to the franchise, he felt that he wasn’t doing properly and will stop. That’s the one factor,” Viswanathan instructed.
Rayudu, 36, was a part of CSK’s title-winning squad final 12 months. The franchise launched him forward of the mega public sale this time period earlier than shopping for him again for Rs 6.75 crore. The four-time champions had a poor IPL marketing campaign this 12 months, already out of the playoffs race with two group league matches remaining. Batting inconsistency has been their actual bugbear and Rayudu’s contribution – 271 runs from 12 matches – is common.
Grapevine has it that not all is properly in that CSK camp that mirrored within the captaincy change additionally.was appointed captain earlier than the beginning of the match, however he handed it again to MS Dhoni mid-season “to concentrate on his recreation”. Then, the all-rounder was dominated out of the match after struggling a bruised rib and was launched. Viswanathan insisted that there was no fallout, however a few of Jadeja’s teammates instructed this paper that the participant wasn’t pleased with the way in which the captaincy difficulty was dealt with.
A CSK insider admitted that there have been some points. “In a giant household, there’ll at all times be some issues. Like that we’re going by slight issues, which we are going to come out of. We now have the assets to do this,” he mentioned.