Raina reveals uncertainty regarding retirement of MS Dhoni from IPL

With the IPL 2023 just around the corner, MS Dhoni has rejoined the CSK squad and his return has sparked a frenzy among fans. The iconic captain, affectionately known as 'Thala,' will be playing his first IPL match in Chennai after a three-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions. All the teams have already begun their preparations for the tournament. IPL 2023 MIGHT BE THE LAST FOR MS DHONI The schedule for the highly anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is out. The opening match will see Chennai Super Kings pitted against Gujarat on March 31. The tournament will follow a home-and-away format this time around. So, MS Dhoni will play in Chennai for the first time in three years. MS Dhoni enjoys a massive fan base in Chennai, and the reception he will receive when he takes the field at Chepauk after such a long time was discussed by former Australia opener Matthew Hayden on Star Sports. With the IPL less than a month away, all participating teams are working hard to ensure that they are in top form for the tournament. Follow us on Twitter for more!

At the end of IPL 2022, Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that he will play for Chennai Super Kings in 2023 as well. The competition will start from March 31. He has also started his practice. But is this time is Dhoni’s last iPL? Or will Dhoni be seen in the yellow jersey next time? Suresh Raina, the former teammate of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, opened up about this.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina have played for Chennai for a long time. He has seen Dhoni very closely. So Suresh Raina knows him to some extent. On the sidelines of Legends League in Doha, Qatar, Suresh Raina said,

“Dhoni can play next time too. Nothing can be said.”

The former Indian cricketer also explained why he is saying this. Raina said,

“Dhoni looks fit. He is also batting well in the net. He will decide next year depending on how Dhoni plays this year. But Dhoni may need some time to adapt to the pace of IPL after not playing cricket for the whole year.

Suresh Raina optimistic regarding the comeback of MS Dhoni

He joined the CSK camp in Chennai at the beginning of March. Several videos of him batting in the nets have come to light. It is seen there, Dhoni is hitting a long long six. Raina hopes that Dhoni will maintain this rhythm in IPL as well. He said,

“Everyone has seen Dhoni’s practice video. Hope he will play like this during IPL. Chennai team is also good this time. There are cricketers like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes, Deepak Chahar. Chennai can be champions again.”

This year’s IPL is going to start from March 31. Chennai will enter the field in the first match. Dhoni will play against Gujarat Titans at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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