Busy in different tournaments..
Six months are left for the IPL 2023 tournament to begin. All the players from different franchises are playing cricket for their country in this tournament. Participating in Asia Cup 2022, County, League, Ranji matches. All the players are getting ready for the upcoming T20 World Cup tournament at the beginning of next month.
Hot sun risers..
Amidst these developments, the heat of the IPL 2023 season has just ignited. Sunrisers Hyderabad has already taken a sensational decision. Changed the head coach. Tom Moody, who has served as head coach so far, has been eliminated. His contract was not extended. Sunrisers Hyderabad management has appointed Brian Lara to replace Tom Moody. This decision has been taken in the background of seeing successive defeats.
Screen of confusion..
Chennai Super Kings also hit the news on the same day. IPL 2023 has put an end to the confusion over who will lead the Chennai Super Kings. It gave the clarity six months before the start of the tournament. The IPL 2022 season has taken precautionary measures to avoid similar situations. It has been decided who will lead their team in next year’s tournament.
As Chennai captain..
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will continue as the captain of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023. To this extent, the Chief Executive Officer of the team Kashi Viswanathan released a statement. One India tweeted confirming this. Kashi Viswanathan has made it clear that they are going to play in IPL 2023 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.
First Ravindra Jadeja..
It is known that Chennai Super Kings did not play as expected in IPL 2022. All-rounder Harthik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans emerged as champions and Chennai Super Kings finished ninth in the season. There are no reasons for this. Ravindra Jadeja acted as the captain in the beginning of the tournament. CSK suffered consecutive defeats under his leadership.
In the middle of the tournament..
With this, the captaincy changed hands in the middle of the tournament. Again it went to Dhoni’s hand. It is known that MS Dhoni will retire by IPL 2023. Kashi Viswanathan’s latest statement also sheds light on this. With Dhoni deciding to continue as captain – it is clear here that he will not retire next season.