Suresh Raina, who was the pillar of the team of Chennai Super Kings, the franchise team of Indian Premier League, will not play in the tournament this time. But his fans are constantly discussing who is going to take his place.
Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Stylish has said that Ambati Rayudu could be given the chance to replace Raina. Talking on the Star Sports show Cricket Connected, the former New Zealand all-rounder said, "I personally think Rayudu can replace him."
Rayudu had played brilliantly in IPL 2018 and scored 602 runs at an average of over 149. On the basis of this excellent performance, he also made a place in Team India. The work he did for the opener team, now he can do it even while batting at number three.
In this IPL, two experienced players of Chennai team Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh will not play. Both players have decided to withdraw their names before the tournament starts. Raina has returned to India after coming to UAE, while Harbhajan gave information about it from India.