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IPL 2018 | Kris Srikkanth credits MS Dhoni for building unity in the team

Kris Srikkanth felt that CSK's success formula has been unity and he credited MS Dhoni for being the chief architect of creating such an atmosphere in the team. Srikkanth has mentioned that another reason for CSK being a happy team was that every player was aware of their roles and responsibilities.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as KXIP get eliminated from the race for playoffs

Suresh Raina led the way for Chennai Super Kings as they beat the playoffs hopefuls Kings XI Punjab by a comfortable margin of 5 wickets. The Kings from the North started off their defence of a low total pretty well but eventually ran out of gas going down to the two-time champions, CSK.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as CSK's openers nullify SRH's brilliant bowling line-up

Twitterati didn't show any mercy towards Sunrisers bowlers as the Chennai Super Kings batsmen chased down the 180-run target comfortably. Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson starred with their brilliant knocks as MS Dhoni's men moved to 16 points and took another step in the direction of qualification.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni coaxes sloppy Ravindra Jadeja playfully after beating him to the ball

Mistakes in fielding are a common phenomenon in cricket and it is the job of the skipper to keep his players confident and determined despite their errors. While it can’t be said about Virat Kohli, Dhoni, with his calm demeanour, has always ensured his players that there’s always another chance.
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newscricketa month ago

Ajinkya Rahane to lead India against Afghanistan; Karun Nair and Kuldeep Yadav in the mix

Test deputy Ajinkya Rahane is set to lead the Indian national team in the one off Test against Afghanistan in the latter’s first-ever Test match at the international level. Karun Nair and Kuldeep Yadav have also been added to the squad along with R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the Bengaluru Test.
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newscricketa month ago

Yuzvendra Chahal to compete with Ravichandran Ashwin for a spot in Test XI

Yuzvendra Chahal, who has enjoyed Virat Kohli's support in the shorter format, is now being considered for the Test matches and is giving Ravichandran Ashwin stiff competition for a spot in the Test side. Chahal might get to make his debut in the Tests in the one-off Test against Afghanistan.
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newscricketa month ago

It's amazing when your leader has faith in you, says Ravindra Jadeja

Underdogs of the year - Chennai Super Kings - have performed beyond expectations in the IPL so far and Ravindra Jadeja credits skipper MS Dhoni for their fine run of form. Dhoni has notched up 360 runs at an outstanding average of 90 from 10 matches to lead the way for the yellow brigade.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | This is Dhoni’s best form in quite a few years I’ve seen him play, says Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey, who is the batting coach of Chennai Super Kings, stated that MS Dhoni has been in unbelievable form and this has been the best form of Dhoni he has seen in the recent few years. Heaping praise on Dhoni, Hussey termed him as the fastest stumper against spinners in the world.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers’ wicket gave us momentum, says Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja, who was awarded Man of the Match in the match against RCB, pointed out that Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers' wickets in the successive overs gave CSK the momentum to win the game. Jadeja insisted that unity in CSK’s culture led by MS Dhoni has been the main reason for their success.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2018 | MS Dhoni’s form is a great sign for Indian cricket team, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, who ended up on the losing side in the Saturday’s match against CSK, felt that Dhoni was ‘phenomenal’ and him scoring runs like this would only be helpful for the Indian team. Kohli was positive for RCB’s survival in the tournament and believed that they would qualify for the playoffs.
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