The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is upon us and ahead of the season opener, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) dropped a bombshell on Thursday as MS Dhoni handed over the captaincy reins to Ravindra Jadeja. The IPL 2022 opener will be played between CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders. Under Dhoni, CSK has managed to win the IPL four times.
“MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team.,” stated an official CSK release.
Jadeja, who has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2012, will only be the third player to lead CSK.
Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond.
Ahead of IPL 2022, CSK had retained MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Chennai Super Kings Squad:MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma
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