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Virender Sehwag Says This Participant Can Turn into Lengthy-Time period CSK Captain, Likens Him To MS Dhoni | Cricket Information

Chennai Tremendous Kings’ hopes of qualifying for the playoffs got here to an finish on Thursday after the MS Dhoni-led aspect stumbled to a five-wicket loss in opposition to Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium. CSK, who batted first had been bundled out for 97, and in the long run, Mumbai Indians registered a snug victory. Since their playoffs hopes have been dashed, it might be attention-grabbing to see how CSK method the ultimate two league stage video games and it additionally must be seen whether or not Dhoni will return as skipper of CSK subsequent season.

Former India batter Virender Sehwag has stated that Ruturaj Gaikwad has proven glimpses of being chief and he may be somebody who can lead CSK going forward.

“He captains Maharashtra. He’s very quiet in his demeanor. Even when scores a 100, it is not going to appear like from his behaviour that he has scored that many. Even when he scores zero, his mannerisms are the identical. You can not make out from his expressions that he’s very pleased after scoring a 100 or he’s very unhappy after scoring 0. He’s very calm, he has proven all of the glimpses of being captain,” Sehwag stated on Cricbuzz.

“He has captained in first-class cricket; he has the thought of the right way to management the sport. Anybody can have season, if he performs 3-4 seasons so he may be somebody who can turn into a long-term captain after Dhoni. I can simply give my opinion however the last name is with CSK. Why everybody charges MS Dhoni very extremely? He’s very cool; he takes his personal choices and he has the luck issue with him. However luck favours those that take courageous choices. So, I believe Ruturaj Gaikwad has all of the qualities, I have no idea whether or not he’ll deliver the luck issue however he has all the opposite qualities that MS Dhoni has,” he additional said.

Within the ongoing season, Gaikwad has scored 313 runs in 12 video games at a mean of 26.08 together with his highest rating being 99 in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad.

Former India batter Ajay Jadeja additionally agreed with Sehwag, saying there are lack of captaincy choices so Ruturaj seems the almost definitely selection.

“You should not have decisions. When you make somebody the captain after MS Dhoni, who would you go for? The one selection you could have is what Viru (Virender Sehwag) stated. Robin Uthappa‘s time has gone, Ambati Rayudu‘s time has gone, Devon Conway has simply are available, Dwayne Bravo can also be not going to remain there for lengthy. When you take a look at spin choices, you could have already tried Ravindra Jadeja. You invested a lot in Deepak Chahar, however his harm is such, you have no idea what’s going to occur with him? You by no means know with accidents,” stated Jadeja.


Earlier than the beginning of IPL 2022, Dhoni had stepped down as CSK skipper and Jadeja was given the reins of the group. Nonetheless, eight video games into the season, captaincy was given again to Dhoni as Jadeja needed to give attention to his personal sport.

CSK are presently on the ninth place within the IPL factors desk with 8 factors from 12 video games.

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