Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most prolific players of the game. Under his captaincy took India to new heights in Cricket and hold various records to his name in batting, wicket keeping and captaincy. Dhoni also the unique record of being the first ever wicketkeeper to captain Team India in the longer format. Under his captaincy, M.S Dhoni became the only Indian captain who have brought two World Cups to India.
Ever since losing the semi-final match at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, MS Dhoni has been on a sabbatical. As per latest development is all set to start training at the JSCA Stadium in Jharkhand last week and did batting session by facing a bowling machine. Fans are waiting eagerly to see Dhoni playing for Indian team soon but at the same time also excited to see Dhoni making his comeback in the new season of the Indian Premier League.
He will once again all set to lead Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming season of IPL which is all set to take place in UAE. Before leaving for UAE, will be having training camp in Chennai, Chepauk stadium. The news was confirmed by CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan and was quoted saying “The team will start practicing at Chepauk mostly by August 16. Dhoni and Raina, along with other team members, would arrive by August 14-15, and we would leave for UAE around August 21.”
One of the numerous reasons behind the success story of CSK is their instinctive captain in MS Dhoni and head coach Stephen Fleming who back their players to play their natural game. Chennai Super Kings is the most consistent franchise in the history of the Indian Premier League are the only franchise that has made it to the playoffs stage in every edition that they featured in. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings winning the lucrative league on three occasions- 2010, 2011, and 2018. The soul aim of the ‘Yellow Army’ team is all set to chase their 4th title.
The Chennai Super Kings success in the cash rich league can be attributed to MS Dhoni’s instincts, game smarts and the incredible amount of work that has gone behind in creating a winning combination team. The Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) chief executive officer Kasi Viswanathan is confidant tha Dhoni will return with a bang and added “Yes. We can expect MS Dhoni to be part of both (2020 and 2021 seasons) and probably for even the next year. 2022.”
A source close to the team management was quoted saying, “I am getting updates through the media only, saying he has been training in Jharkhand in indoor nets. But we don’t have to worry about the skipper, boss. We don’t worry about him at all. He knows his responsibilities and he will take care of himself and the team.”
IPL is the best T20 tournament in the world and the players will have to quickly adapt to the conditions. IPL 2020 will be all set to commence from 19th September and for the first time final will be played on a weekday on 10th November 2020. The 53-day tournament fans will get to watch 10-afternoon matches which will be starting at 15:30 IST while the evening matches will start at 19:30 IST.