Chennai Super Kings and the captaincy of MS Dhoni go hand in hand, even though he had relinquished himself for the position for IPL 2022 by appointing Ravindra Jadeja, it still seemed as if he was the man in control.
Turning 41 at the end of the ongoing IPL season, it us unsure if the cricketing behemoth would continue to play cricket, in an interview when asked about his plans for next year, he stated that he will be part if the team whether it be captaincy or behind the scenes.
Assuming that he would hang up his boots at the end of this season and call it quits, who would take over as the captain of the team? And take the team level with Mumbai Indians in terms of trophies won. You can read more about the odds of them still winning their matches and the trying to make a bid for the IPL play offs on ipl online betting tips telegram channel.
3. Moen Ali
The 34 year old English all-rounder is not having one of his best seasons in the IPL this year, failing to score runs or being effective with the ball. However, a player of his caliber always finds a way to bounce back into form. He has often been the stand in captain for the English national team and has defined his experience as ‘Brill
Assuming that Mahi does not play the next season, he can take over for at least a year until they plan on appointing someone else for the long run. He has been part of the team’s success and helped them win the 4th title, he knows the team well and also what the job of captaincy entails making him a fit leader of the tea,
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj is a young and dynamic player and looks like part of the future of not only the Chennai Super Kings franchise but also of the Indian Cricket Team.
By retaining him in for the mega auction, the team made it clear that they look at him as a long term investment, the orange cap winner of the 2021 season is yet to get his batting going this season, after terrible performances in the beginning, but has since bounced back. We had seen teams like Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals appoint young captain who are bursting on to the scene. CSK can also try and work with something like that.
1. Auction Pick
What Chennai Super Kings can also do is pick up a player from the auctions to appoint a captain for the team.
Here they will be able to pick up player from a large pool and can get player who understand the team values and know what they are doing. By picking up players like Shikhar Dhawan, who is also a fan of Kabaddi, they will be able to get a true leader and make sure that the team has a good leadership for the next 4-5 years at least.