Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni joined his team on Friday ahead of its Indian Premier League (IPL) season-opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore next week.

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His India and CSK teammate Kedhar Jadhav posted a picture with Dhoni and pacer Shardul Thakur making their way to Chennai. CSK, the reigning champion, will take on the Virat Kohli-led RCB on March 23 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

CSK's twitter handle posted that its long-standing coach Stephen Fleming and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh have also joined the camp.


IPL's opening fixture went on sale at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association on Saturday morning with enthusiastic fans flocking the ticket counters.