Former Indian all-rounder, Suresh Raina has opined that Ravindra Jadeja will be providing immense support to the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper, MS Dhoni in the upcoming 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). During a recent chat with Sportskeeda, Raina said Jadeja has done really well with both bat and ball and will prove to be a great support for MS Dhoni in the upcoming season.
Explaining the same, Suresh Raina said, “Sir Jadeja has done really well with both bat and ball of late and he will prove to be a great support to Dhoni. He has gone through a great rehab as he is looking really strong and physically fit. When he goes there (Chepauk), fans will cheer for him as well as for Dhoni.”
The former CSK batter showered praise on the CSK opener, Ruturaj Gaikwad, saying he is a great player and will definitely do well for the franchise.
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Elaborating the same, Suresh Raina said, “Ruturaj will play his first game at the Chepauk. He is a great player and will definitely do well. MS Dhoni will also be keen to go back to Chepauk and interact with all the ‘Whistle Podu’ and ‘Yellove’ fans. It will be very exciting and I hope we will start with a win there.”
He went on to say that he is very happy that CSK is back at the Chepauk Stadium, adding that the fans would be proud of what the team has achieved.
Explaining the same, Suresh Raina said, “I am very happy that we are back playing in front of our fans after four long years. We won a trophy in Dubai in those four years and the fans would be proud that we achieved that while we were away from our home.”
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The 2023 season of the IPL is set to kick-start on March 31, with defending champions Gujrat Titans facing CSK at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.