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IPL 2022: Dhoni always surprised with his decision, be it Test or ODI-T20 captaincy, this time also the same style

Now Dhoni will be seen playing as a player in the 15th season of IPL. Dhoni has taken this decision when CSK has to play the first match of this season after two days. This is not the first time that Dhoni surprised everyone with his sudden decision.

Before the start of IPL 2022, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has taken a big decision. He has left the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings. Now he will be seen playing as a player in the 15th season of IPL. Dhoni has taken this decision when CSK has to play the first match of this season after two days.

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This is not the first time that Dhoni surprised everyone with his sudden decision. Earlier, Dhoni had abruptly left the captaincy of Test and ODI in international cricket as well. However, there is no doubt that whether it is an international career or an IPL career, Dhoni’s captaincy record has no equal.

Captain Dhoni’s International Record Vs IPL Record

In his international career, Dhoni captained more than 300 matches and his win percentage was above 50 per cent. Dhoni took command of Team India in 332 matches, including ODI, T20 and Test. Out of this, 178 matches were won, while India had to face defeat in 120 matches. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India won the T20 World Cup (2007), ODI World Cup (2011) and Champions Trophy (2013).

At the same time, when it comes to IPL, Dhoni took over the captaincy of Chennai in 2008 i.e. in the first season itself. In the last 14 seasons, Dhoni captained CSK in 204 matches. Out of this, Chennai won 121 matches and lost 82. Under Dhoni’s leadership, Chennai Super Kings won the IPL trophy four times (2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021) and won two Champions League titles (2010, 2014).

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Team India got success under Dhoni’s captaincy

Dhoni was handed over the captaincy of T20 Internationals in 2007. Then he led India to victory in the T20 World Cup, won everyone’s heart. After this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India handed him the captaincy of ODIs. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India defeated Australia in the tri-series at home. The name of this series played in 2008 was Commonwealth Bank Series, in which Sri Lanka was the third team apart from Australia, India.

In 2008, after Anil Kumble‘s retirement from Tests, Dhoni was given the responsibility of the Test. After this, Dhoni never looked back and took Team India to the heights of success. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India became the number one team in Tests in 2010. At the same time, in 2011, India won the ODI World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka. In 2013, under Dhoni’s captaincy, India defeated England in the final of the Champions Trophy at his home.

Dhoni was the most expensive player in the 2008 IPL auction

IPL was announced in 2008 itself. In the subsequent auction, Dhoni was bought by Chennai for six crore rupees. He was the most expensive player of that auction. After this, Dhoni felt such a heart from Chennai and Dhoni of Chennai that he did not play for any other team while CSK. Chennai was banned in 2016 and 2017, only then Dhoni was forced to play with Rising Pune Supergiants. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, the CSK team really played like a champion.

The Indian team went on the Australian tour in 2014. Then in the first Test played in Adelaide, Dhoni did not play due to injury. In the second Test, he returned and took the captaincy. After the second Test, Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement from Tests. That decision stunned all the fans of Indian cricket. Something similar happened in 2017. In 2017, Dhoni suddenly announced to leave the captaincy of ODIs and T20s. However, he continued to play limited overs cricket till the 2019 World Cup. After this, for a year, Dhoni did not inform anyone whether he would play international cricket or not. On 15 August 2020, around 7 pm, Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement from ODIs and T20s as well. It was a very sad moment for the fans. Now in IPL also Dhoni has done something similar. It is believed that this could be Dhoni’s last IPL. After that he will retire.

These records are registered in the name of Dhoni in IPL

The Indian team went on the Australian tour in 2014. Then in the first Test played in Adelaide, Dhoni did not play due to injury. In the second Test, he returned and took the captaincy. After the second Test, Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement from Tests. That decision stunned all the fans of Indian cricket. Something similar happened in 2017. In 2017, Dhoni suddenly announced to leave the captaincy of ODIs and T20s. However, he continued to play limited overs cricket till the 2019 World Cup. After this, for a year, Dhoni did not inform anyone whether he would play international cricket or not.

On 15 August 2020, around 7 pm, Dhoni suddenly announced his retirement from ODIs and T20s as well. It was a very sad moment for the fans. Now in IPL also Dhoni has done something similar. It is believed that this could be Dhoni's last IPL. After that he will retire.

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