IPL 2021: Sam Curran reaches UAE, will miss first match against Mumbai Indians

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IPL 2021: Sam Curran, an all-rounder for the Chennai Super Kings, arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday to compete in the Indian Premier League 2021’s second edition.

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) announced this on their Twitter account.

Curran, on the other hand, will be absent from the match against the Mumbai Indians.

The all-rounder was included to England’s Test team for the match against India.

There are protocols in place, and people arriving from the United Kingdom must be quarantined for six days under the law of the land. As a result, Sam Curran will be quarantined.

He will also be subjected to COVID-19 tests during this time, after which he will be able to join the rest of the group.

Since being acquired in the IPL 2020 auction, Sam Curran has been a regular member of the CSK playing XI.

Last season, the all-rounder scored 186 runs and took 13 wickets.

He scored 52 runs and took nine wickets in the opening leg of the IPL.

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Curran’s absence comes as a further setback for the Chennai Super Kings, who will also be without Dwayne Bravo.

Furthermore, there are concerns about Faf du Plessis‘ availability.

CSK won five of their seven matches in the first phase and are presently ranked second in the points table.

Their season did not start off well, as they lost to the Delhi Capitals, but they subsequently went on a five-match winning streak.

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