MS Dhoni “Could Definitely Play Next Year”: CSK Teammate’s Big Statement On Skipper’s IPL Future


Veteran England all-rounder Moeen Ali feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni can “definitely” play in the IPL next year, dismissing the widespread belief that the current season will be the Chennai Super Kings skipper’s last appearance in the T20 league. At 41, the former World Cup-winning Indian captain continues to attract a massive fan following across the country, and last week came close to steering CSK to victory over Rajasthan Royals, whose batting was all at its best. Reminded me of the years.

Moeen said, “He can definitely play again next year.” ‘ESPNcricinfo’,

“The way he is playing, I don’t think it will be his batting that will stop him from playing, even if it is in two, three years’ time.

“I was not surprised with how he played (against Rajasthan). I have been watching him in the nets and he is batting unbelievably well,” he added.

“It’s amazing to see someone at that age. It’s not easy when you come on so late – people forget that a lot of the time, but that’s what makes him so good in his role.” Moeen also drew an analogy between Dhoni and his former limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan of England, under whose leadership the team won its first 50-over World Cup in 2019.

“They are very similar in how clear and calm they are, but also very different. Their interests and all that are very different.

“Biggest difference? MS feels most of his captaincy on the day. Same could be with Morgs, but he was also very data-driven. But they’re both so calm. In terms of demeanor, they’re very , are very, very similar.

“The best way I can describe MS is that he is a very normal person. Obviously he has a huge following but no big brain or anything like that. He is very humble. You can talk to him about anything. Can … He’s exactly like you see him on TV: friendly, calm.” The 35-year-old spin bowling all-rounder, who retired from Test cricket, is using the IPL to work on his bowling and “prepare himself” for the World Cup, which India is hosting later this year. Is.

He said that this could be his last ODI World Cup.

Moeen said, “It’s going to be really important that I bowl, and I can take my bowling to the best places.”

“It’s more likely to be my last 50-over World Cup, so I want to make sure it goes well for both me and the team. We want to defend the title, and spin can play a big role in that.” ” world Cup.”