Chennai Super Kings has been one of the best performing teams in the Indian Premier League and the team has always played under the leadership of legendary batsman-wicketkeeper, MS Dhoni. The team has always made it to the playoffs of the league except for the last season of the IPL.
This season the team included a new member, Moeen Ali. Ali was brought in the team for Rs. 7 crores and the player has already expressed his eagerness to play as a part of the Chennai Super Kings under the captaincy of Dhoni.
Every cricketers’ dream to play under Dhoni
Indian Premier League 2021 will take place later that year and Moeen Ali is excited to play under the leadership of MS Dhoni. The player said that it must be every cricketer’s dream to play under the former captain of India, popularly known as Captain Cool. Dhoni is the only captain in the history of cricket to win all three ICC trophies. Under his captaincy, his team won T20I World Cup 2007, ICC ODI World Cup 2011, and ICC Champion’s Trophy 2013. He also has a special place in the history of the Indian Premier League as he has won the IPL trophy thrice for Chennai Super Kings, as a captain.
Moeen Ali has already inquired his teammates and other players and he said that all the players who have worked under Captain Cool have told him how Dhoni is capable of improving their game. According to Ali, this is the trademark of a “great captain”.
Dhoni brings “confidence and clarity”
Ali also said that Dhoni gives “confidence and clarity” to his teammates. Ali said that every players’ wish list contains one common wish and that is to play under MS Dhoni. It is really exciting for the player to be on the same team as MS Dhoni.
Ali said that “strong leadership and coaches who stay calm” to build a great team. He considers himself and his teammates to be lucky. He already has started to feel that CSK can win the competition. They are different from other teams in terms of how they structure things at CSK. Moeen Ali is looking forward to being working in a “very calm franchise that doesn’t panic”.
Right now the team is training in Mumbai where they are scheduled to play the first five matches of IPL-14.