IPL 2022: Dhoni Steps Down As CSK Captain, Picks Ravindra Jadeja
Chennai: Ahead of the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which begins on March 26, between defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), MS Dhoni has stepped down as CSK’s captain. Ravindra Jadeja has been appointed the skipper.
“MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team. Jadeja has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2012. Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond,” CSK said in an official statement.
Dhoni led CSK since the first IPL season in 2008. He is IPL’s second-most successful captain leading CSK to four title wins.
Under Dhoni, CSK became the most successful IPL franchise of all time.