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'He knew previous Indian Premier League season only that he'll be allowed to get an opportunity to be a skipper': Dhoni on Jadeja abandoning team Chennai Captaincy

by  Shashi Shukla  •  Last updated on 2022-05-03 21:53:18


Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday got back to the rudder of issues as Team Chennai Super Kings crushed Team Sunrisers Hyderabad by just 13 runs, they safeguarded 202 runs for two in the second match of the day at Pune. Team Chennai opening players Ruturaj Gaikwad & Devon Conway put on this season's best stand of 182 runs, and an answer, Team Sunrisers completed on 189 runs for 6 wickets regardless of player Nicholas Pooran's unbeaten 33-balls 64 runs.

As Team Chennai indented up their third win of the time to arrive at six places in nine games, the spotlight was on player Dhoni, who got an animated greeting at the MCA Stadium. Dhoni, who surrendered the captaincy in front of the continuous season, acknowledged the occupation back on Saturday after Ravindra Jadeja ventured down from the job following CSK's six misfortunes from 8 matches.

While Team Chennai Super Kings last year brought home their fourth Indian Premier League championship under player Dhoni, the previous India captain needed to set someone up for this obligation, prompting Jadeja's arrangement as the team commander. Yet, Dhoni uncovered the strain interest of captaincy negatively affected player Jadeja and impacted his singular exhibitions too.


"I think Jadeja realized last season he'd be the commander this year. For the initial two games, I managed his work and allowed him to be later. From that point onward, I demanded he'd take his own choices and obligations regarding them.

"When you become skipper, it implies a ton of requests come in. Be that as it may, it impacted his brain as the errands developed. I think captaincy troubled his prep and exhibitions," Dhoni said at the post-match show service.

Dhoni further said that he believed it should be a continuous change and made sense of why "coddling" doesn't help a chief.

"He knew and got sufficient opportunity to plan, what is significant is you believe he should lead the side and I believed that that progress should occur. Toward the finish of the time, you don't believe he should feel as though the captaincy was finished by another person and I'm only going for the match toss.


"So it was continuous progress. Coddling doesn't help the skipper, on the field you need to make those essential choices and you need to assume a sense of ownership with those choices."

"When you become the commander, we need to deal with a ton of numerous things and that additionally incorporates your own game," he said.

Discussing Jadeja's singular form, Dhoni said they are trusting the all-rounder to get back to his old self. Jadeja has amassed 113 runs and gotten five wickets in such a long way in the season.

"Regardless of whether you alleviate captaincy and assuming you are at your best and that is the thing we need. We were additionally losing an incredible defender, we are battling for a profound mid-wicket, even defender, we have dropped 17-18 match catches and that is an issue of concern," he further said.