The 68th match of IPL 2022 was played between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won the toss and elected to bat. This match to be held at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai is the last match of the league for Chennai Super Kings.
Before this match, such speculations were being made that along with Chennai, Mahendra Singh Dhoni could be the last match of his IPL career. At the same time, after the toss, social media Mahendra Singh Dhoni has made it clear whether he will be seen in the yellow jersey next year or not.
Actually, at the beginning of this season of IPL, Mahendra Singh Dhoni had resigned from the captaincy of the franchise. After this, the management of Chennai Super Kings handed over the responsibility of captaincy to the team’s all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, but after losing consecutive starts, Jadeja himself refused the captaincy and then Dhoni was again appointed as the captain of CSK.
At the same time, before the match against Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings, fans on social media started calling it Dhoni’s last IPL. Many fans believe that today’s match is the last match for Mahendra Singh Dhoni in his IPL career, while many fans were seen pleading with Dhoni that he will take over the command of Chennai Super Kings next year as well.
Said This Thing During The Toss
However, during the toss in today’s match, Mahendra Singh Dhoni cleared the doubts of the fans. When asked by the match referee will you play IPL next year, Mahendra Singh Dhoni said,
“Definitely, because it would be unfair not to say thank you to Chennai. It wouldn’t be good for CSK fans to do that.”
Let us tell you that before this Mahendra Singh Dhoni has not said this openly, but CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has given a statement many times that Dhoni will play for the Chennai team till the year 2023.