Welcome back Thala! Fans delighted as MS Dhoni set to return to CSK fold
For the fans of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the end of the ban period from Indian Premier League (IPL) is a big step forward as they look forward to seeing the ‘Men in Yellow’ back at their den, MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
In more good news, the IPL governing council announced that a franchise could retain up to five players by virtue of a combination of player retention (pre-player auction) and right to match (RTM) (during the player auction). This meant CSK’s biggest name – Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be back in the team colours.
CSK, one of the most successful franchises in IPL, is expected to have Dhoni, who played for Rising Pune Supergiant for two years, back as the captain. Fans are hoping that the franchise would be able to retain Suresh Raina, another CSK marquee and Ravindra Jadeja to start with.
Meanwhile, CSK’s whole-time director K George John said it was wonderful news for the franchise and fans and hoped to have the core team back. “We are very happy.. It has always been our wish to have the core team back and it will be wonderful for the fans, who have supported CSK all the while,” he said.
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