IPL 2022: Shoaib Akhtar stated that the CSK “administration was not critical”.© BCCI/IPL
Defending champions Chennai Tremendous Kings have had a season to neglect because the-led facet did not qualify for the playoffs after being overwhelmed by Mumbai Indians on Thursday. So much has occurred within the CSK dressing room for the reason that begin of the season, with MS Dhoni stepping down as captain forward of the beginning of the season. With stepping in as captain, CSK endured one in every of their worst begins within the IPL, successful two video games from a doable 9.
So as to focus extra on his recreation, Jadeja determined to step down, placing Dhoni again in command of the workforce.
Whereas analysing CSK’s season and the entire captaincy saga, former Pakistan pacerstated that the “administration was not critical”, and added that they need to return subsequent season with a recent method.
“I felt that the CSK administration was not critical. If Dhoni leaves, what are they going to do? Why did they immediately give the captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja? Solely they might clarify the choice. They should come subsequent season with a transparent thoughts. The gamers they want must be retained,”
Akhtar additionally spoke about Dhoni’s future, including that veteran wicketkeeper-batter will at all times be an “asset” to the workforce.
“If Dhoni desires to return as a mentor…he did the identical for India (in 2021 T20 World Cup) and if he desires to proceed taking part in for subsequent two seasons then nice. Even when he does take up the position of a mentor and even the top coach and decides to take CSK from there on, it will not be a nasty resolution both. He is an asset,” he added.
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