Lucknow Tremendous Giants defeated Chennai Tremendous Kings by six wickets whereas chasing 211 in an IPL 2022 recreation on Thursday on the Brabourne Stadium. In the course of the match, CSK wicketkeeper-batter MS Dhoni was seen altering the fielding positions because the cameras focussed on him, whereas newly appointed skipper Ravindra Jadeja was fielding within the outfield. Dhoni gave up captaincy earlier than the beginning of this season, a transfer that was seen as an effort on the a part of the legendary captain to groom Jadeja as a future chief.
However his determination to name the photographs on the sphere in opposition to Lucknow in what was CSK’s second match of the season has not gone down with cricket specialists. Former India batter Ajay Jadeja was vital of Dhoni taking cost in opposition to Tremendous Giants and mentioned that it will have dented Ravindra Jadeja’s confidence.
“No matter I noticed, it was fallacious. There isn’t any doubt about that. There isn’t any larger fan of MS Dhoni than me. I’m his fan due to the temperament and the issues he does. If this was the final recreation on which your qualification depended, then I nonetheless would have understood. In these conditions, generally you are taking again the reins as a result of there’s a want for it. However within the second recreation we acquired to see this, and I’m not saying simply because it’s Ravindra Jadeja,” Jadeja informed Cricbuzz.
“MS Dhoni is a giant title, I don’t like saying such issues however we’re right here speaking in regards to the recreation, so I’ve no doubts in my thoughts, what I noticed at this time, I didn’t like,” he said additional.
Jadeja mentioned that it was Dhoni’s determination to relinquish CSK’s captaincy and it’s all the extra purpose he ought to give Ravindra Jadeja the liberty to be taught.
“I really feel, there has by no means been a much bigger captain than MS Dhoni nor will there be one. When it’s your determination (to step down) and also you need another person (as captain), go away apart taking somebody ahead, you might have taken the individual backwards,” mentioned Ajay Jadeja.
“The boldness of that individual (Jadeja) has taken a giant dent. He was not there within the play itself, not at first and nor in the long run,” he added.
Defending champions Chennai Tremendous Kings have misplaced each their matches thus far and subsequent tackle the buoyant Punjab Kings on Sunday.
Within the penultimate over of the match, CSK determined handy Shivam Dube the ball. The medium pacer ended up conceding 25 runs and LSG batters Evin Lewis and Ayush Badoni took full toll of it.
That is the primary time of their historical past that CSK have misplaced their opening two matches within the IPL. The Ravindra Jadeja-led aspect will subsequent sq. off in opposition to Punjab Kings on Sunday on the Brabourne Stadium.
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