“Nonetheless The Massive Canine…”: As Chepauk Crowd Welcomes MS Dhoni, Ex-Chennai Tremendous Kings Star’s Remark Is Pure Gold | Cricket Information

IPL 2023: MS Dhoni-led CSK will sq. off in opposition to GT in season opener on Friday© BCCI

March 31 will likely be a memorable second for a lot of followers on the market because the day not solely marks the start of the sixteenth version of the Indian Premier League however Chennai Tremendous Kings skipper MS Dhoni will likely be again in motion on the sector. Because the upcoming version of IPL has introduced again the idea of house and away matches, which was earlier stopped as a consequence of Covid-19, the gang will see MS Dhoni again at CSK’s fortress, Chepauk. The four-time IPL champions will likely be squaring off in opposition to defending champions Gujarat Titans within the season opener on Friday and preparations for the much-awaited conflict have begun with Dhoni, sweating it out within the nets at Chepauk.

Not too long ago, CSK posted a video, the place the gang welcomed the previous India skipper to the follow floor, with wild cheers and chants of Dhoni’s identify. Because the video went viral on social media, former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris retweeted it with a mindblowing caption.

“Nonetheless the large canine round city!!” Styris, who was additionally part of CSK’s squad in 2011, captioned the submit.

Dhoni is the one full-time captain the Tremendous Kings have had of their stint, barring Ravindra Jadeja who held the place for a short interval final seaosn. Having joined the franchise in IPL 2008, Dhoni has continued going robust sporting the yellow jersey. Nonetheless, many imagine that the IPL 2023 season might be his final as a participant.

After failing to qualify for the play-offs final season, Dhoni, who took again the captaincy from an indignant Ravindra Jadeja, would definitely prefer to exit on a excessive. If he plans to give up additionally, one can by no means make sure about ‘Captain Marvel’.

In IPL, it can at all times be foolhardy to maintain CSK out of competition and this version will likely be no totally different. And with star England all-rounder Ben Stokes of their ranks, CSK could have an imposing look.

With PTI inputs

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