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Virender Sehwag picks the ‘the following MS Dhoni’ of Chennai Tremendous Kings



Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) have had a horrendous marketing campaign within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. After their five-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians (MI) on Thursday, the Tremendous Kings had been formally eradicated from the race for playoffs within the fifteenth season of the cash-rich league.

After a notable title triumph final season, the defending champions had been anticipated to be a power to reckon with, however the ‘Yellow Military’ failed to duplicate their success this 12 months. Forward of the beginning of the IPL 2022, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was handed over the captaincy to steer the group. However Jadeja didn’t have a fruitful time because the skipper, and he relinquished the submit and handed it again to the stalwart MS Dhoni.

Now that the CSK has been eradicated from the playoffs race, the largest query is who will lead the facet within the upcoming version of the profitable league, because it’s extremely unlikely that Dhoni will don the yellow jersey in IPL 2023.

Whereas the seek for the following captain of CSK will proceed, former India opening batter Virender Sehwag has picked his alternative, who can take over the position from Dhoni. Sehwag reckoned that the Tremendous Kings may fancy handing over the captaincy to teenager Ruturaj Gaikwad with Jadeja out of the image.

The 43-year-old felt Gaikwad has all of the qualities to be a superb captain, and since he leads Maharashtra within the home circuit, it ought to give him the window to steer CSK as nicely. Sehwag talked about that Gaikwad has all of the calmness and potential to grow to be a superb captain on the planet’s hardest T20 match.

“He captains Maharashtra. He performs very quietly. It’s like even when he scored a century, it gained’t present in his mannerisms. Even when he scores a 0, you will note the identical manner. It doesn’t seem from his face if he’s glad about scoring 100 or unhappy about getting out for a duck. He has management, he’s calm. He has all of the qualities wanted to be a superb captain. He’s captaining in First-Class cricket, so he has an concept easy methods to dictate a match. Who’s to be given the ball, what wants to alter within the batting order… he has the concept,” Sehwag instructed Cricbuzz.

Sehwag noticed that Gaikwad has all of the qualities of Dhoni to steer the group nicely apart from one, which is luck.

“Anybody can have one good season, but when he performs 3-4 extra seasons, he’ll grow to be a captain who can grow to be a long-term captain after MS Dhoni. Why does the world contemplate MS Dhoni a superb captain? As a result of he’s cool, takes his personal choice and makes use of his bowlers and batters nicely. He additionally has the luck issue. Luck favour those that are courageous, and MS Dhoni is a courageous captain. He has all of the qualities of MS Dhoni, besides one. I’m undecided concerning the luck issue,” added Sehwag.

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