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Raina to miss CSK's next two games owing to calf muscle injury

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

will miss Chennai Super Kings' next two games in the ongoing after sustaining a calf muscle during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the here on Tuesday.

The was announced on CSK's website.

The left-hander suffered the while taking a single off Sunil Narine's and limped off. He struggled to run subsequently and holed out off Narine's

CSK next play Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on April 15 and Rajasthan Royals in a home game on April 20.

The team is already missing the services of all-rounder Kedar Jadhav, who was ruled out of the tournament on Monday, due to a hamstring sustained in the match against Mumbai Indians.

Also, is recovering from a slight side and opener is finding his way back to full fitness after taking a knock in the ribs early during the pre-tournament camp, said at a press conference ahead of the game.

The two-time champions had begun their home leg on a winning note after having beaten holders Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener on April 7.

Meanwhile, the Cauvery water dispute yesterday forced the BCCI to shift CSK's remaining home games to Pune as the expressed inability to ensure adequate security arrangements for matches.

Massive protests were witnessed on Tuesday ahead of the match between CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders and a protestor flung a shoe at CSK's Ravindra Jadeja during the game.

Raina on his part, wrote on that he would miss playing in Chennai.

"Will miss playing on our home ground and entertaining our #Chennai fans this season...You are always in our hearts. On to #Pune now! #IPL2018," he tweeted.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 11:05 IST