Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL)-winning captain, MS Dhoni, will lead Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the upcoming season of the cash-rich league. Dhoni is arguably one of the best captains of Team India. He led Team India to three major ICC trophies – 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy. Apart from his achievements in the national team, he has also been a prominent leader in franchise cricket, leading CSK to four Indian Premier League titles (2010, 2011, 2018, 2021).
Ahead of IPL 2023, Dhoni has already started preparing for the tournament and was seen practicing in the nets at the Jharkhand Cricket Association Stadium (JSCA) in Ranchi.
Thala Dhoni is gearing up for IPL 2023. pic.twitter.com/2sMk2IWVil
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The video of Dhoni sweating on the net has gone viral on social media.
In IPL mini action, CSK paid Rs 16.25 crore to buy England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes.
Ben Stokes’ mark equals CSK’s bid Chris Morris and became the joint third most expensive player in IPL auction history.
Meanwhile, Stokes is overtaken Deepak Chahar CSK could be the costliest buy in the IPL auction.
After the team bought Ben Stokes, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan revealed that Dhoni was “very happy” with the deal.
“(Ben) is very excited to get Stokes and we were also lucky because he finally came up. We wanted an all-rounder and MS (Dhoni) is very happy that we got Stokes,” Kasi quoted Viswanathan as saying. Indian Express.
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