Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are looked on as one of the top teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL), having won the title four times. However, the last edition saw CSK finish ninth on the ten-team points table and will hope to get back the dominance as we move close to the upcoming season.
While most of the players are on their national duties, CSK captain MS Dhoni has already started his preparation for the IPL, which could also be his final season considering his age.
In a video put out by CSK fans, which has gone viral on social media, Dhoni can be seen hitting monstrous sixes.
Here is the video:
MS Dhoni smashing 6s during today’s practice session! #Dhoni #IPL2023 #CSK @msdhoni pic.twitter.com/ZiVROmMVs4— MS Dhoni Fans Official (@msdfansofficial) January 30, 2023
So far, MS Dhoni has made 234 IPL appearances in which he has amassed 4978 runs at an average of 39.2. Considered as one of the dangerous custodian, Dhoni has often helped his side finish games and has left fans entertained with his six hitting skills and has smashed 229 in his IPL career so far.
After leading CSK since the start of the tournament back in 2008, Dhoni relinquished from captaincy at the start of IPL 2022, passing the baton to Ravindra Jadeja.
However, the move backfired and after a series of losses the captaincy was once again handed over to Dhoni, while Jadeja was forced out of the tournament midway because of an injury.
While nothing like this has been announced yet, but with CSK roping in England all-rounder Ben Stokes for a whopping Rs 16.25 crore at the mini-auction held in December 2022, he could be projected as the franchises new leader following MSD’s retirement.
Besides Ben Stokes, CSK also bought in two big names in the form of Ajinkya Rahane and Kyle Jamieson. Rahane was roped in for Rs 50 lakh, while the Kiwi all-rounder was bought for Rs 1 crore and it won't be wrong to consider them as steal deal.
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