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IPL 2023: Moeen Ali has his say on Ben Stokes succeeding MS Dhoni as CSK captain

IPL 2023: Moeen Ali has his say on Ben Stokes succeeding MS Dhoni as CSK captain


Moeen Ali, the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) star allrounder, has recognized Ben Stokes as a doable alternative for MS Dhoni because the workforce’s captain.

Dhoni, a veteran wicketkeeper-batter and present skipper of CSK is anticipated to retire quickly, prompting the workforce to hunt a brand new chief. Stokes, who has important expertise as a captain, is taken into account a robust contender for the function.

Throughout a press convention previous to a match in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI), Ali praised Stokes for his adaptation to the workforce and his obvious enjoyment of taking part in with the Tremendous Kings. Ali additionally famous that there are different potential candidates for the captaincy, comparable to Ravindra Jadeja and Ruturaj Gaikwad, however Stokes’ expertise as a captain might give him an edge.

“He’s actually having fun with himself,” Moeen stated of Stokes. “CSK is the kind of franchise the place you come right here and also you do are likely to get pleasure from your self and actually love taking part in for this franchise. He’s settled in very well. He’s a giant a part of the workforce along with his expertise.”

Regardless of acknowledging Stokes’ potential, Ali acknowledged Dhoni’s enviable file within the IPL, which incorporates successful 4 titles with CSK and having essentially the most wins of any IPL captain. Ali famous that Dhoni’s spectacular observe file means that he’s prone to stay in cost in the meanwhile.

Ali additional emphasised that Stokes has been a helpful member of CSK resulting from his expertise and experience. He additionally famous that there is no such thing as a particular management group inside the workforce, and that the captain and coaches talk steadily. Ali stated that if Dhoni desires recommendation or a chat with Stokes, he’s all the time out there.

“There’s no actual such management group: you’ve got the captain and the coaches, and so they speak. If Dhoni desires Ben Stokes’ recommendation, or a chat with him, it’s a really open atmosphere in that altering room,” added Ali.



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