Chennai: MS Dhoni, popularly known as ‘Captain Cool’, has helped to improve the career of many cricketers on the basis of his experience and prudence. The new name Rituraj Gaikwad has been added to this list. He has praised the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fiercely.
Chennai Super Kings top order batsman Rituraj Gaikwad said that he got a boost from captain MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) after being dismissed early in the first 3 matches of the IPL. Helped to play openly in matches and perform well.
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Rituraj showed amazing
Rituraj Gaikwad scored an unbeaten 65 against RCB (RCB) in the last three matches of IPL 2020, 72 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and 62 not out against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Played, for which he was also highly praised.
Did not think about the result
Rituraj Gaikwad said that after the third match, the talk of Captain Dhoni encouraged him to play openly. The Maharashtra batsman told the Chennai Super Kings website, ‘Dhoni told me that I should enjoy my cricket and don’t think about the result. Just enjoy the atmosphere, keep patience, they were sure that if I stop at the crease, then I will be able to make an impact.
‘No pressure for IPL 2021’
Rituraj Gaikwad said, ‘I think it was good for me because I was looking for results without thinking about the process. So it helped me a lot. When asked about IPL 2021 starting from April 9, he said, “There is no pressure.” He said that ‘process’ has great importance in the team of Chennai and Dhoni’s world.
Don’t care about the outcome
The 24-year-old batsman said, ‘The atmosphere there is such that I pay attention to the process rather than the result. I just want to enjoy this process and make sure that I contribute at every opportunity I get for the team. The Chennai team will begin their campaign against the Delhi Capitals on 10 April in Mumbai.