Ravindra Jadeja shared his preliminary response after being named the brand new Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) skipper on Thursday for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season. Stating that he’s feeling good, the all-rounder admitted that he has huge sneakers to fill.
The Chennai-based franchise confirmed that MS Dhoni has handed over the captaincy of the staff to Jadeja.
Reacting to the large information, the brand new skipper mentioned in a video shared on the franchise’s official Twitter deal with:
“Feeling good. On the similar I do know that I’ve to fill in huge boots. Mahi bhai has already set an enormous legacy, So I want to hold that ahead, so hopefully…”
The 33-year-old asserted that he’s not too stressed and can search Dhoni’s assist as he takes up the difficult position. He added:
“I don’t want to fret an excessive amount of as a result of he’s right here. No matter questions I’ve to ask, I’ll positively go to him. He’ll be my go-to individual. He was and nonetheless is as we speak. So I’m not anxious an excessive amount of. Thank for all needs and love. Preserve supporting us.”
Earlier, in a put up on their official web site, CSK gave particulars of the captaincy change and wrote:
“MS Dhoni has determined handy over the management of Chennai Tremendous Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to guide the staff. Jadeja, who has been an integral a part of Chennai Tremendous Kings since 2012, will solely be the third participant to guide CSK. Dhoni will proceed to symbolize Chennai Tremendous Kings this season and past.”
Underneath Dhoni, CSK received the IPL title for the fourth time final season, however there was rising hypothesis over his doable choice to give up the captaincy.
He felt it’s the proper time handy over captaincy to Jadeja: CSK CEO on Dhoni’s choice
In line with Chennai Tremendous Kings CEO Kasi Viswanathan, Dhoni had been interested by the choice for some time and felt this was the precise time.
Chatting with ESPNcricinfo, he mentioned:
“MS Dhoni was interested by it. He felt it’s the proper time handy over captaincy to Jaddu (Jadeja). He feels Jaddu can be in prime type of his profession and it’s the splendid time for him to guide CSK. What will probably be good for the franchise have to be (within the) again of his thoughts.”
Dhoni led CSK in 213 matches (IPL + CLT20) of which the franchise received 130 and misplaced 81. Aside from 4 IPL titles, the 40-year-old additionally led CSK to 2 CLT20 triumphs.