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newscricket21 days ago

I treat Suresh Raina like a son but have no rights to make a call on his comeback, says N Srinivasan

CSK owner N Srinivasan has asserted that he treats Suresh Raina, who he criticized a few days ago, like his own son. However, Srinivasan added Raina featuring in the 13th edition of the IPL will be subject to captain MS Dhoni's decision as the franchise never interferes in the cricketing matters.
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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2020 | N Srinivasan didn’t know ‘real reason’ why I left before he made his comments, reveals Suresh Raina

Chennai Super Kings talisman Suresh Raina has finally broken his silence and has revealed that N Srinivasan’s comments were ‘taken out of context’ and that the latter did not know the ‘real reason’ why he left. Raina further stated that he wishes to keep playing for CSK for the next 5 years.
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newscricket22 days ago

MS Dhoni will take decision on Suresh Raina’s replacement, reveals N Srinivasan

N Srinivasan has clarified that MS Dhoni will be the sole decision-maker in regards to who would replace Suresh Raina in the playing XI or squad for that matter. The Indian Cements chairman has further clarified that the governing body of the franchise doesn't interfere in CSK’s cricketing matters.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2020 | N Srinivasan clarifies Suresh Raina comments; says club will always stand by southpaw

A day after publicly expressing his frustration over talisman Suresh Raina abandoning his teammates, CSK owner N Srinivasan has clarified that his comments were taken out of context. Srinivasan labelled Raina ‘phenomenal’ and stated that the southpaw has the full backing of the CSK franchise.
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newscricket23 days ago

IPL 2020 | Suresh Raina will certainly realise what he is missing, suggests N Srinivasan

Chennai Super Kings owner N Srinivasan has reacted for the first time on Suresh Raina pulling out of IPL and has suggested that Raina will regret his decision when he realizes what he is missing out on. He added that he does not force anyone to do anything and won’t stop anyone wanting to go back.
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newscricketa month ago

CSK got MS Dhoni only due to opting out of choosing an icon player, reveals N Srinivasan

Former BCCI president N Srinivasan revealed that CSK were able to sign MS Dhoni in 2008, before the first IPL Auction, only because they opted out of choosing an icon player. He also admitted that Dhoni’s keen eye and uncanny knack of spotting talented cricketers helped CSK in the past.
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newscricketa month ago

Intervened to stop selectors from sacking Dhoni as captain in 2011, reveals N Srinivasan

Former BCCI President N Srinivasan has revealed that MS Dhoni was in line to get sacked as the ODI captain just months after the 2011 World Cup, and he leveraged his power as the President to protect Dhoni’s captaincy. Srinivasan expressed his relief in such a scenario not coming to fruition.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni's mind can’t be polluted once he decides something, reveals N Srinivasan

India Cements chairman N Srinivasan has stated that MS Dhoni always bears a clear mindset and his great clarity of thought is infectious. The former BCCI President has also added that Dhoni never has any prejudices about any player and his selection process always has a cricketing logic.
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newscricket2 months ago

MS Dhoni doesn't attend meetings, he's a pure instinct man, reveals N Srinivasan

N Srinivasan recalled a story when he suggested an ‘outstanding player’ to MS Dhoni for CSK but the skipper was quick to brush that off, saying he would disturb the team culture. Srinivasan further added that Dhoni doesn’t attend meetings and relies purely on his instinct to choose players.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shashank Manohar has hurt India’s finances and reduced India’s importance in world cricket, alleges N Srinivasan

After Shashank Manohar stepped down from his post at ICC on Wednesday, N Srinivasan has alleged that the outgoing chairman hurt India’s finances and reduced the country’s importance in world cricket. He also claimed that Shashank used his BCCI position to his vehicle for convenience.
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