new Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni), Chennai Super Kings (Chennai Super Kings), who has said goodbye to international cricket, has been struggling with many problems even before the start of this season. Withdrawal of Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh from IPL, apart from initial cases of Corona virus infection (Covid-19) in the team. Dhoni’s team began to weaken before the start of IPL. Despite all this, Chennai is considered a strong contender to reach the final four in the Indian Premier League.
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With the arrival of Dubai, 13 members of the Chennai Super Kings squad turned out to be Corona positive. After this, senior players like Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh withdrew, citing personal reasons. But still the enthusiasm of the fans is not less. Everyone wants to see SS Dhoni, who retired from international cricket this year, returning to the field.
The CSK team has won the IPL title three times while making it to the finals eight times. Who can understand IPL better than Chennai’s own ‘Thala’ (Leader). He has the ability to make the best use of his limited resources. However, this time Dhoni will come down without his most trusted warlord Raina. Changing the frozen batting order of ten years will not be so easy in which Raina has been the most trusted player at number three. Chennai may be called an ‘army of old men’, but this team has proved that form and talent do not fall in age.
Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson can open the innings in the team, while Faf du Plessi can land at number three. Dhoni himself can come at number four while Kedar Jadhav will be at number five. Dwayne Bravo will play at number six and Ravindra Jadeja at number seven. Chennai have three specialist spinners Mitchell Santner, Piyush Chawla and Jadeja. Lungi Angidi and Deepak Chahar will be there in fast bowling. Chadar Thakur can play if Chahar, who has recovered from Corona virus infection, is not fit. Similarly, Imran Tahir and Josh Hazlewood are also good options.
Team: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Murali Vijay, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessy, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Lungi Angidi, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Sentner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curren, N Jagadishan, KM Asif, Monu Kumar, R Sai Kishore, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Karn Sharma.