Wasim Jaffer names surprise pick to replace Dhoni as CSK captain after IPL 2023 | Cricket

With newly-appointed captain Ravindra Jadeja at this helm, four-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pressed the anxiety button after making the disastrous come from the primary stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Jadeja’s efficiency took a massive strike and veteran gloveman MILLISECONDS Dhoni was reinstated as the best connected with this Yellow Brigade for the remainder of the season. Fast forwarding the clock to the present, the charismatic innovator of the Super Kings will certainly lead the Jadeja-starrer part in the forthcoming time which many believe may possibly be his last dancing at the Indian Premier League.

Focusing on the ‘restart’ along with his ‘everything is fine’ communication, Jadeja welcomed CSK’s judgement as the Yellow Brigade held on to their highest-paid player to get IPL 2023. It remains to be seen whether Jadeja remains a strong applicant to lead the CSK franchise after relinquishing captaincy in the previous version to focus on his or her individual performance. CSK usually are also expected to retain an eye on profitable options like Kane Williamson in addition to Mayan Agarwal as former IPL pilote are heading to this mini-auction as free brokers.

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Naming his or her surprise pick to replace Dhoni as CSK’s new captain, past Indian opener Wasim Jaffer insured Ruturaj Gaikwad to audition for this captaincy post in this coming seasons of this cash-rich league. “They will stick with Devon Conway (as wicketkeeper) I feel. He is the next in line. MS might look at somebody else as well. I don’t know who that will be. I feel they’ll have their eyes on who is gonna lead CSK after Dhoni. Gaikwad could be that one. Because he is young. He captains Maharashtra as well. They might look to develop him as the next leader and probably give him some responsibility. I hope Shivam Dube, Mukesh Chowdhary, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, and even Subhranshu Senapati – these guys need to have a good season,” Jaffer told ESPNCricinfo.

With INR 20.45 crore remaining in their purse, CSK are expected to fill the two overseas slots at the mini-auction next month. Dhoni-led CSK side has released the likes of Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Adam Milne, Hari Nishaanth, Chris Jordan, Bhagath Varma, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan ahead of the mini-auction. CSK have retained Indian stars Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary and Subhranshu Senapati for the new season.

“I hope these guys get an opportunity because this is the last season they will play along with Dhoni. So you want them to turn this season around. Become a better player and hopefully take the legacy forward. So these Indian guys need to stand up. Dube had a few seasons under his belt. But these 3 guys, Hangargekar hasn’t played any game, and Subhranshu hasn’t played any game. But you want these guys to take that leap from Dhoni and learn the trade and become better players – which we have seen with Chahar, Gaikwad and all the others that have developed. You want the Indian talent to come up in the IPL, that’s what I am looking forward to with this franchise,” Jaffer added in.


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