MS Dhoni, the former Indian cricketer, is regarded as one of the most successful skippers around the world. With his leadership skills, he took both the Indian cricket team and his IPL team Chennai Super Kings to new heights.
The bond between the Chennai Super Kings, its fans, and MS Dhoni is something that is adored by millions of people out there. Recently, their relationship was hailed by none other than Gautam Gambhir.
Well, talking to ESPNCrickinfo, Gautam Gambhir expressed that CSK is one of the most successful teams of IPL because of the relationship between Dhoni and CSK’s owners. He also claimed that e won’t be surprised if MS Dhoni continues to lead CSK in IPL 2021. He said:
“So I would not be surprised if they continue with MS and MS plays till the time he wants to play. And then next year he still continues to be the captain and have a much different squad than what he has this time around,”
“I keep saying that why CSK is CSK is because of the relationship between the owners and the captain. They have given all the freedom to MS, and MS has received all the mutual respect from the owners as well,”
Furthermore, Gautam Gambhir, recently, hailed the relationship shared by CSK and MS Dhoni. However, he also admitted that Dhoni would’ve had some sleepless nights this season. He said:
“So CSK saying they are going to continue with MS – it is just the relationship, it is just the mutual respect. That’s why MS has been so loyal (to the Super Kings). That’s why MS has given everything: heart and soul, his sweat, sleepless nights – I’m sure he must have had sleepless nights while he has continued captaining CSK,”
Meanwhile, CSK became the first team to get eliminated from the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.