IPL 2022: Shoaib Akhtar stated that the CSK “management was not serious”.© BCCI/IPL
Defending champions Chennai Tremendous Kings have had a season to overlook because the MS Dhoni-led facet didn’t qualify for the playoffs after being crushed by Mumbai Indians on Thursday. Lots has occurred within the CSK dressing room for the reason that begin of the season, with MS Dhoni stepping down as captain forward of the beginning of the season. With Ravindra Jadeja stepping in as captain, CSK endured one in all their worst begins within the IPL, successful two video games from a attainable 9.
In an effort to focus extra on his recreation, Jadeja determined to step down, placing Dhoni again in command of the staff.
Whereas analysing CSK’s season and the entire captaincy saga, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar stated that the “management was not serious”, and added that they need to return subsequent season with a contemporary method.
“I felt that the CSK management was not serious. If Dhoni leaves, what are they going to do? Why did they suddenly give the captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja? Only they could explain the decision. They need to come next season with a clear mind. The players they need should be retained,” Akhtar said during an interaction on Sportskeeda.
Akhtar additionally spoke about Dhoni’s future, including that veteran wicketkeeper-batter will at all times be an “asset” to the staff.
“If Dhoni wants to come as a mentor…he did the same for India (in 2021 T20 World Cup) and if he wants to continue playing for next two seasons then great. Even if he does take up the role of a mentor or even the head coach and decides to take CSK from there on, it won’t be a bad decision either. He’s an asset,” he added.
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