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MS Dhoni Teased His Fans About His ‘New Role’ in IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has created a buzz on social media with his latest post on Facebook. Where he teased his fans about his ‘new role’ in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

Dhoni shared a video on his official Facebook page on Monday. With the caption: “Can’t wait for the new season and the new ‘role’. Stay tuned!”

The post has gone viral, with over 2 million views, 300,000 likes and 20,000 comments, as fans. And followers speculated about what Dhoni meant by his ‘new role’.

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Some wondered if Dhoni was going to retire from playing and take up a coaching or mentoring role for CSK. While others hoped that he would continue to lead the team as captain and batsman.

Dhoni, who retired from international cricket in 2020. He has been one of the most successful and influential players in the history of IPL. Dhoni having won the trophy five times with CSK and once with the now-defunct Rising Pune Supergiant.

Also, he has been the most consistent performer with the bat for CSK. He scoring 5,448 runs in 212 matches at an average of 40.35 and a strike rate of 136.75. He has hit 24 fifties and two hundreds, with a highest score of 113 not out.

Dhoni, who turned 43 in July last year, underwent a knee surgery after the IPL 2023. And has not played any competitive cricket since then. However, he has been training hard at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. He has also joined the CSK pre-season camp in Chennai.

CSK will open their IPL 2024 campaign against RCB on March 22 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match will also mark the return of Virat Kohli. Who missed the last edition of the IPL due to a shoulder injury.

Fans are eagerly waiting to see Dhoni and Kohli face off in the opening clash, which is expected to be a blockbuster. However, they will also be curious to know what Dhoni has in store for them in his ‘new role’ and ‘new season’ of IPL 2024.