Former England spinner Graeme Swann believes the Chennai Tremendous Kings mustn’t substitute skipper MS Dhoni forward of subsequent yr’s mega public sale.
Talking on the Star Sports activities community, Swann mentioned CSK should retain the veteran cricketer because the three-time IPL-winning skipper brings quite a bit to the desk even supposing he’s a shadow of his former self as a batter. Swann mentioned:
“I actually would. He is more than just a player for CSK. CSK without Dhoni isn’t CSK.”
Dhoni not too long ago mentioned that followers might see him play his ultimate sport at Chepauk. Commenting on the identical, former Indian seamer Ajit Agarkar mentioned it might be good for the IPL if MSD needs to characteristic within the profitable league within the coming season.
Nevertheless, Agarkar added that it’ll all rely upon the variety of gamers each franchise is allowed to retain or RTM forward of the subsequent public sale. Agarkar mentioned:
“I think yeah, he spoke about it before that he clearly wants to play in front of the Chennai fans. Of course, it’s a great thing for the IPL as well. He wants to do well as a player too. But it will all depend on the retentions and the Right to Match rules as well. The positive is he still wants to play, that’s a good thing for CSK.”
Dhoni endured one other poor outing with the bat on Thursday as he was knocked over by a googly from Ravi Bishnoi for a 15-ball knock of 12 runs.
“There are lots of uncertainties” – MS Dhoni on his enjoying future
In the meantime, Dhoni on Thursday commented on his IPL future when he mentioned on the toss that he wasn’t positive about returning to the CSK set-up as a participant. He mentioned:
“You’ll see me in yellow next season, but whether I’ll be playing for CSK you never know. There are lots of uncertainties with the two new teams coming up, we don’t know the retention policy, how many foreigners or Indian players we can retain, the money cap for teams and so on. We will wait for it to happen, and hopefully, it will be good for everyone.”
Whereas Dhoni has led CSK brilliantly, taking the previous champions to the playoffs, his struggles as a batter have been there for everybody to see this season. The legendary cricketer has managed simply 96 runs in 10 innings at a mean of 13.71 and a strike charge of 95.05.