IPL 2022: MS Dhoni has step down as CSK captain, check out the new captain

MS Dhoni has step down as CSK captain: Chennai Super Kings are one of the most successful teams of IPL. He has won the IPL title four times. This team achieved new heights under the charismatic captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Now Dhoni has left the captaincy of CSK team before IPL 2022. A star player has been made the captain in his place.

MS Dhoni has step down as CSK captain

This player became the new captain of CSK

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has left the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings before the start of the Indian Premier League 2022. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been made the new captain of Chennai in his place. Chennai Super Kings gave this information through their official website. Dhoni will be associated with the team as a player. Let us tell you that before the mega auction of IPL 2022, Jadeja was the most expensive player retained by Chennai. He was retained by Chennai for Rs 16 crore. While the team had paid Rs 12 crore to MS Dhoni.

Jadeja will be the third captain of CSK

Ravindra Jadeja has been with the Chennai team since 2012. He will be the third captain of the CSK team. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was heading the team since the first season of IPL i.e. 2008. While captaining in 213 matches, Dhoni has led the team to victory in 130 matches. In between, Suresh Raina has also captained in 6 matches, out of which the team won only 2 matches.

Jadeja is a great all-rounder

Ravindra Jadeja is running in very good form. Jadeja is an expert player in contributing with the ball as well as with the bat. For the last several seasons, he has emerged as the biggest match winner for Chennai. Whenever captain Dhoni needed a wicket, he used to turn Jadeja's number.

Jadeja was retained for Rs 16 crore

This time the Chennai team had retained 4 players including Jadeja and Dhoni. Jadeja was retained by the franchise for Rs 16 crore. Whereas Dhoni was retained for this season only for 12 crores. From this it was guessed from the very beginning that Jadeja could be made the captain. Apart from him, Moeen Ali was retained for 8 crores and Ruturaj Gaikwad for 6 crores.

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