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IPL 2022 CSK: MS Dhoni’s Captaincy Stint in Numbers



IPL 2022 CSK MS Dhoni's Captaincy Stint in Numbers

IPL 2022 CSK: Chennai Super Kings announced that MS Dhoni is stepping down from captaincy and handing over Ravindra Jadeja on Thursday.

The franchise wrote in an official release, “MS Dhoni has decided to hand over the leadership of Chennai Super Kings and picked Ravindra Jadeja to lead the team,”.

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“Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond,” the release added

MS Dhoni had led CSK since 2008, making him longest-serving captain for any team in the league’s history.

Dhoni’s stint as CSK captain in the IPL:

Matches: 190

Runs: 4172

Sixes: 189

Strike Rate: 137.50

Half-centuries: 21

Catches: 108

Stumpings: 32

CSK were also the first team to win back-to-back titles when they won in 2010 and 2011. They were the only team to have done so until Mumbai Indians followed up their successful 2019 season with another title in 2020.

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They reached the knockout stages in every year they played in the IPL barring 2020. The consistency is also reflected in the fact that they have the highest average league position of 2.67. Mumbai Indians is next best, at 3.36.