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IPL 2018: Ajinkya Rahane shares experience of playing in Pune ahead of CSK vs RR clash; watch video

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Chennai Super Kings are all set to lock horns against Rajasthan Royals at new home ground, Pune. For a lot of players it will be a homecoming and Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni are to name a few. Meanwhile, ahead of the clash, the Royals skipper Rahane on YouTube shared his experience playing on the Pune ground.

Watch the video below:


In the video, Rahane also speaks about his experience with other players like Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Sharma and Jaydev Unadkat. Interestingly, all these were his team-mates in Rising Pune Supergiants and now with Rajasthan Royals.

Talking about today’s match, CSK and RR will clash after two years’ of ban followed by spot-fixing allegations. CSK and RR are one of IPL’s least celebrated rivalries. Both teams have 4 points each, though the RR have played one match more than CSK’s three. Meanwhile, it is the first match for CSK at their new home ground which was changed from Chepauk to Pune followed by the protest over Cauvery water issue.