New Captain for CSK

Legendary Cricketer MS Dhoni Will No Longer Lead CSK

                    Legendary Cricketer MS Dhoni Will No Longer Lead CSK

MS Dhoni has relinquished his role as the captain of Chennai Super Kings and assigned the most important responsibility to cricketer RavindraJadeja

Eminent Cricketer MS Dhoni who was leading Chennai Kings from the very beginning in 2008 has resigned from his role as a captain and decided to hand over this significant duty to another Excellent Performer RavindraJadeja. Though Dhoni will continue to represent CSK but now not as a captain. Well, Jadeja is also a prominent part of the Chennai Super Kings since 2012, and he is just the 3rd player to take the lead. According to CSK's official statement,“MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked RavindraJadeja to lead the team. Jadeja, who has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2012, will only be the third player to lead CSK. Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond.” Dhoni took retirement from International cricket after the 2019 World cup. He is the captain of Franchise for all the seasons till now and he was also the high-priced player at the inaugural IPL auction in February 2008. Under the captaincy of Dhoni CSK has attained the victory four times in ‘2010, 2011, 2018, 2021’ and declared as runners-up five times- 2008,2012,  2013, 2015, 2019. Now after giving up his responsibilities as a captain, it will interesting to note what mantle will Dhoni be in the IPL 2022. In the official media release, the former cricketer and present Indian cricket commentator, Sunil Gavaskar said, “It is very important to understand what role MS Dhoni sees himself in this season. Whether he will be that senior player who bats at No.7 or No.8 or whether he will bat higher up the order and turn games.” He also added, “Last season we saw on a few occasions when Dhoni promoted himself up the order and changed the course of the game with his boundaries and sixes. This was the running charge for CSK that won them the title so it will be crucial to see what role Dhoni has this time.” There are speculations that this IPL season could be last for ‘Dhoni, 40’ as he already took retirement from International Cricket. Concurrently, speaking about Jadeja, he is an outstanding player and had also been the captain earlier on October 28, 2007, representing Saurashatra U-19 against Mumbai U-19. And in 2012, he became the ‘8th player and the first player to secure three first-class triple centuries. Meanwhile, CSK will play its Inaugral 15th IPL season on 26th March against Kolkata Knight Riders in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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