IPL 2024: MS Dhoni Hands Over Captaincy To Ruturaj Gaikwad, Know Complete Information

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IPL 2024

IPL 2024 : A day before the start of the 17th season of IPL, a big news has come for the fans of Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The franchise has announced the new captain of the team. The team has taken the captaincy from Mahendra Singh Dhoni and handed it over to young player Ruturaj Gaikwad. Let us tell you that the first match of the season is going to be held on March 22. In which CSK team is going to face RCB.

MS Dhoni Hands Over Captaincy To Ruturaj Gaikwad

In fact, before the start of the season, the captains of all the IPL teams were called for a photoshoot with the trophy. During this time, Ruturaj Gaikwad was sent in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In this respect, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has left the captaincy of the team. Ruturaj Gaikwad will be seen commanding the team in IPL 2024.

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CSK was 5 time winner

It is noteworthy that under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, CSK team has been the winner of IPL 5 times. Under the leadership of Dhoni, the team has won the titles of 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023. This season, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be seen playing in the stadium as a player. It is expected that this could be Dhoni's last season of IPL. Since his retirement from Team India, the news of retirement from IPL had also increased. Apart from this, now the captaincy has been taken from Dhoni's hands and handed over to the young batsman, which gives more strength to this speculation.

Ruturaj Gaikwad's IPL career

Indian opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a part of the CSK team since IPL 2019. During this time, the team had bought him for Rs 20 lakh. However, Ruturaj played his debut match in IPL in the year 2020 season. Ruturaj has played a total of 52 matches in IPL so far. In which he has scored 1797 runs. During this period, Ruturaj has also played 14 half-centuries and 1 century. His best score is 101 runs. In IPL 2021, he captured the Orange Cup by scoring the most runs. Gaikwad had played innings of 635 runs in the entire season.

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Publish Date: March 21, 2024

Posted By Ravi Kumar

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