IPL 2022 : MS Dhoni hands over CSK captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja will now lead CSK in IPL 2022. Image : IPL/BCCI

Ravindra Jadeja will now lead CSK in IPL 2022. Image : IPL/BCCI

In front of the 2022 IPL season, CSK have rolled out a major improvement to their leadership. “MS Dhoni has chosen to quit the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the group. Jadeja, who has been a vital piece of Chennai Super Kings starting around 2012, might be the third player to lead CSK. Dhoni will keep on addressing Chennai Super Kings this season and then some,” read a proclamation from CSK.

Dhoni, who was the most costly purchase at the debut IPL sell off held in February 2008, has been the captain of CSK directly through all the IPL seasons the establishment has taken part. Under his authority, CSK has enlisted a record 121 successes in 204 matches in the IPL.

With Dhoni as the chief, CSK additionally raised the IPL prize on four events – 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021. Besides, CSK additionally wound up as the sprinters up on five events – 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2019.

Dhoni has been inseparable from many high points and low points of CSK. In July 2015, CSK were suspended for two or three years regarding the wagering and spot-fixing outrages that had shaken the IPL.

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Whenever the establishment got back to activity in 2018, Dhoni drove from the front by conglomerating 455 runs at a normal of 75.83 and at an amazing strike pace of 150.66. At last, CSK proceeded to lift the prize by overcoming Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the last.

In the mean time, Jadeja, who has been with the CSK set-up starting around 2012, will turn into the third cricketer to lead CSK. Suresh Raina once assumed control over the mantle of driving the side against Yorkshire in the Champions League held in South Africa in October 2012.

The all-rounder has been in fine structure for CSK in the past a few IPL seasons. He gathered 232 and 227 runs in the 2020 and 2021 IPLs, close by taking 19 wickets over those two seasons. Perhaps his best execution in that period came against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede arena last year, when he broke a game-turning 28-ball 62.

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