MS Dhoni to play in 2020 IPL as CSK skipper

MS Dhoni

The Hush Post| 12:22 pm|two-minute-read|

Amid speculations of MS Dhoni’s retirement, news has come that Dhoni will play for the Chennai Super Kings in the 2020 Indian Premier League IPL. His paerticipation as captain has been confirmed by the sources in CSK.

Earlier, there were conjectures about Dhoni’s retirement post-World Cup. Dhoni who made two half-centuries, crucial knocks in both the games has yet again proved his worth as a finisher, with the exception of an unfortunate runout dismissal against the Kiwis in the semis at the World Cup.

As per a report which appeared in Mirror, a top Chennai Super Kings official said that Dhoni will be part of the Indian Premier League next year. “Whatever may be the speculation, he will play for us next year,” said the CSK official. Dhoni has been CSK captain since the inception of the IPL in 2008.

Dhoni, for his part, had given clear indications that he will be back to CSK’s yellow brigade in IPL 2020 at the end of IPL 2019. “Hopefully yes,” Dhoni had said after losing the IPL 2019 final to Mumbai Indians.

Dhoni, however, has not even spoken to his Indian teammates about his future. When asked about Dhoni’s retirement after semi-final exit from the World Cup, Virat Kohli had informed that there was no talks in the dressing room.

According to reports, the ex-India captain has not even confirmed his participation for India’s next tour to West Indies, in which Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are certain to be rested.

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