CSK captain MS Dhoni is 40. And his team heavily relies on veterans like Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina - all on the wrong side of 30.
Despite a late wobble, Delhi Capitals chased down Chennai Super Kings' 136/5 to register a three-wicket win and go top of the IPL points table.
Former India batsman Ambati Rayudu also reached Chennai on Wednesday while the Tamil Nadu players in the squad will be joining a little later.
Andhra overhauled the target in 17.1 overs, with opener Ashwin Hebbar top-scoring with a 46-ball 48.
Chennai Super Kings and SunRisers Hyderabad (since inception) have traditionally been two of the most balanced sides in most IPL editions but both have ensured scratchy starts this year
Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis more than made up for Suresh Raina's absence, helping Chennai Super Kings chase down a tricky 163-run target against Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 season opener
Chennai Super Kings' Ambati Rayudu probably played one of his best knocks in the IPL and took on Mumbai Indians' pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah at Abu Dhabi. Have a look
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Ambati Rayudu was in the fray to be picked as No.4 for India's World Cup campaign before being ignored. He then courted controversy by posting the infamous '3D' tweet and later announced the decision to quit all forms of cricket only to take a U-turn
Ambati Rayudu, who was named as a standby but not picked by selectors for the ICC World Cup 2019, had announced his retirement in July. Rayudu on Thursday said his decision to quit cricket was an "emotional one" and that he is willing to play again.
Ambati Rayudu, who was hailed an India's answer to the nagging number four problem, failed to make the World Cup squad and subsequently retired at the age of 33
India's failure to find a capable No. 4 became one of the reason's their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final defeat to New Zealand and Yuvraj Singh blamed the team management for the poor handling of the issue
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) will review India's performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The body is set to meet captain Kohli and head coach Shastri
Ambati Rayudu had missed out on India's Cricket World Cup squad. Iceland Cricket offered him a chance to play for their national team in exchange for permanent residency, which soon led to fans spamming the association.
Once hailed as India's answer to the number 4 conundrum by Virat Kohli himself, Ambati Rayudu announced his retirement after a series of snubs
Ambati Rayudu's decision to quit all forms of cricket looks to be an emotional one. Not to be called up for the Cricket World Cup even after Vijay Shankar's injury must have gutted him
Ambati Rayudu's retirement from all forms of cricket, comes after missing out on India's Cricket World Cup squad. Gautam Gambhir feels that the DSK Prasad-led selection panel combined would not have made the runs Rayudu has in his career.
Ambati Rayudu was not included in the 15-member Indian squad for the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, and despite being named in the reserves, he was not called up after Shikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar suffered injuries
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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