N Srinivasan on Dhoni and CSK: N Srinivasan, vice-chairman and managing director of India Cements, which formerly owned Chennai Super Kings (CSK), said on Monday that Chennai Super Kings cannot be imagined without Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The former President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also said that Dhoni cannot be imagined without Chennai Super Kings, which shows the deep relationship between the legendary cricketer and this franchise team.
Significantly, under the leadership of Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings recently won the IPL title for the fourth time. “Dhoni is an integral part of CSK, Chennai and Tamil Nadu. Without Dhoni there is no CSK and without CSK there is no Dhoni,” Srinivasan told reporters after visiting Lord Venkatachalapati’s temple with the IPL trophy. Let us tell you that Chennai Super Kings was owned by India Cement till 2014. After this it was transferred to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited.
Dhoni’s IPL Career
Let us tell you that Dhoni has been a part of the team of Chennai Super Kings since the first season of IPL i.e. 2007. However, when Chennai was banned for two years, Dhoni also played for Rising Pune Supergiant. Dhoni has 4746 runs in 220 matches of IPL at an average of 39.55. Mahi’s highest score in IPL is 84*. In IPL, Dhoni took 126 catches and made 39 stumpings.