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IPL: MS Dhoni hands over CSK captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja

Chennai: Ending an era, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday handed over the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), one of the most successful Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, to allrounder Ravindra Jadeja.

CSK have issued an official statement which reads, “MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team. Jadeja, who has been an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2012, will only be the third player to lead CSK. Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond.”

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Dhoni has been leading the franchise as the regular captain since the inaugural season of IPL in 2008. Under his leadership, CSK have won the IPL trophy four times, including the last edition held in 2021.

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Earlier, Virat Kohli had stepped down as the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which will be led by Faf du Plessis in 2022. IPL 2022 will begin with the CSK-Kolkata Knight Riders match on March 26 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

Chennai Super Kings squad: MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma

Kolkata Knight Riders squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Aman Khan, Umesh Yadav, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajith, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh

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