Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 22 Apr 2024 “The skipper is 100 percent playing” - CSK CEO on reports of MS Dhoni’s injury Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have denied reports that captain MS Dhoni is injured and hence will be unavailable for selection for the opening match. CSK will kick off Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 by taking on defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) in the season opener at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday, March 31 Former India captain MS Dhoni names Sachin Tendulkar as his cricketing role model Former India captain and white ball batting great MS Dhoni has named Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar as his cricketing role model. He admitted that that he wanted to play like the Master Blaster, but realized that he couldn’t do so. It's one number that is close to my heart: MS Dhoni on the legend of No.7 jersey Former India captain and current Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni has revealed the reason behind his preference for the No.7 jersey. Dhoni wore the No.7 on his back right through his international career and has been doing the same for CSK as well in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Birthday Special: Sourav Ganguly - The man who ‘changed’ Indian cricket Wishes galore for MS Dhoni as he turns 40 today India need a player like Dhoni, not just his skills but his strength of character: Holding Virat Kohli-led Team India were battered in the first ODI of three-match series against Australia at Sydney. Batting first, the Aussies posted an imposing 374 on the board with tons from skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith. India’s much-famed bowling line-up came a cropper with Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini going for plenty, and only Mohammed Shami making an impact with his three wickets. For someone like me who comes from a small town, Dhoni was our hero: KL Rahul More than a week after he announced his international retirement, the tributes for former India captain and legend MS Dhoni refuse to end. Kings XI Punjab captain and dashing Indian batsman KL Rahul is the latest to join the list. In a video released by Indian Premier League (IPL), Rahul has termed Dhoni as a hero for people like him who came from small towns. Tendulkar wouldn’t have become Tendulkar if he kept batting at No.6: Ganguly on Dhoni promotion It has been a few days since MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket. However, the praises haven't stopped coming in. Now, Dhoni's first captain Sourav Ganguly has also come out in praise of the retired wicket-keeper batsman.