IPL 2022: MS Dhoni hands over CSK captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja

IPL 2022: MS Dhoni hands over CSK captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja

Before the 2022 IPL season, CSK made a big change in leadership.

MS Dhoni has decided to resign as the captain of Chennai Super Kings and has chosen Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team. And further, ”read the CSK statement.

Dhoni, the most expensive player in the inaugural IPL auction in February 2008, has captained CSK in every IPL season in which the franchise has participated. Under his leadership, CSK has recorded a record 121 wins in 204 IPL games.

As Dhoni's captain, CSK also won the IPL trophy four times: 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021. In addition, CSK finished second five times: 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2019.

Meanwhile, Jadeja, who has been with CSK since 2012, has become the third cricketer to lead CSK. Suresh Raina was in a position to lead the team against Yorkshire in the Champions League in South Africa in October 2012.

Jadeja last captained the cricket team on October 28, 2007, when he captained Saurashtra U19 against Mumbai U19 in the Vinu Mankad tournament at the Western Railway ground in Rajkot.

Jadeja, meanwhile, has overtaken West Indies' Jason Holder in the latest ICC All-Terrain Test rankings released on Wednesday. Jadeja reached No. 1 after taking an unbeaten 175 and taking nine wickets in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Mohali earlier this month.

CSK Squad: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja (captain), Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayadu, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitch Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, Bhagath Varma.

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