England have named a strong 16-man party for the trio of Twenty20 games against Sri Lanka at the end of June.
The IPL was suspended on Tuesday amid growing coronavirus cases and eight England players have now flown home.
David Miller's 62 helped keep Rajasthan Royals alive before Chris Morris hit four sixes to see his side to an unlikely victory.
Chennai Super Kings recovered to post 188-7 after losing early wickets but Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw fired Delhi Capitals to victory.
Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali are set to feature for England in Chennai, while India could also make changes for the second Test.
Sri Lanka are once again without Dimuth Karunaratne as they aim to put a halt to England's impressive winning run overseas.
Steve Smith found himself in the spotlight for his conduct against India but Ashes rival Chris Woakes refused to be drawn on the matter.
England's squad had to isolate after Moeen Ali tested positive for COVID-19 but they have now been cleared to start training in Sri Lanka.
England completed a superb turnaround as they levelled their ODI series against Australia with a 24-run victory in Manchester.
Ben Stokes' stunning Headingley showing in last year's Ashes has taught England to never stop believing, according to Joe Root.