Chahar issues big update on ‘MS Dhoni’ after reporter claims ‘IPL retirement’ Cricket
The Indian Premier League 2023 will begin on March 31 in Ahmedabad with Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings taking on defending champions Gujarat Titans. Several CSK players, including Dhoni, started training for the new season at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai earlier this month; The side will be returning to their home stadium in the 2023 edition. In the video shared by Chennai Super Kings on their official social media platforms, Dhoni can be seen hitting big hits in the practice session.
There are speculations that the 2023 IPL could be Dhoni’s last season as a player for CSK. Ahead of the team’s final group game of the season in the 2022 edition, Dhoni had indicated the same; He added that he will be back next season to personally thank fans across India, as the Indian Premier League will be played in 12 different cities in 2023.
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“Definitely,” Dhoni had said when he was asked about his participation in IPL 2023. “It’s a simple reason: It would be unfair not to play in Chennai and say thank you [to the fans], Mumbai is a place where I have received a lot of love and affection as a team and as an individual. But it will not end well for CSK fans.
“And also, hopefully there will be an occasion next year where the teams will travel so it will be like thanks to all the different places we’ll be playing games in different places. Whether this will be my last year or not. That’s a big question.” Because you know we can’t really predict anything after two years. But of course I will work hard to come back stronger next year.”
A few days before the start of the season, CSK star Deepak Chahar provided a major update on Dhoni’s CSK future. While Chahar said that there is no confirmation whether this is indeed the CSK skipper’s last IPL season, he is hopeful that Dhoni will continue to lead the Super Kings next year as well.
The reporter started his question with the suggestion that Dhoni would make his last appearance in the IPL. “MS Dhoni will be playing his last IPL. You saw him practice. How is his batting going?” the reporter asked.
“Nobody said this would be his last year. At least, he hasn’t. Hope he plays more. We don’t know no such thing, we just want him to play as much as he can News India Sports.
He said, ‘He knows when to retire, we saw it when he did it in Test and international cricket. No one else knows. I hope he continues to play, it is a privilege to play under him. It has been a dream to play with him. He is also in good touch, you will see that when he bats in the IPL this year,” Chahar added.