Amidst frivolous speculations, the recent buzz regarding IPL 2024 suggests that Ravindra Jadeja is all set to continue with Chennai Super Kings moving forward. The last few months have been high on buzz regarding an apparent feud between Jadeja and the CSK management. Consequently, it was near confirmed that the star all-rounder would not join the champion team for the next seasons of IPL. However, as per the latest reports, CSK skipper MS Dhoni has strongly backed Jadeja’s involvement in the team to the management.
All That Transpired Between CSK and Ravindra Jadeja in IPL 2022
The last season of IPL bore high-octane drama for the four-time champion team Chennai Super Kings. One of the most successful Indian and CSK skipper MS Dhoni handed the team captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja ahead of the season. However, the edition saw Chennai struggling to perform under Jadeja’s captaincy. Meanwhile, the all-rounder’s individual form also took a toll as he failed to deliver impactful performances on multiple occasions.
After a chain of disappointments, the captaincy was handed back to Dhoni midway through the season. However, the sudden shift back apparently miffed Jadeja. Jadeja eventually left the camp side citing a rib injury. Ultimately, Ravindra Jadeja removed all the posts related to the Yellow Army from his social media. Netizens gauged this move as a clear rift between the management and the all-rounder. Speculations were abuzz about trade deals between Chennai and other teams for Jadeja ahead of the IPL 2024 retention window.
MS Dhoni Asserts On CSK Keeping Jadeja Back
Following all that transpired, now comes the update about Jadeja being convinced to not leave Chennai behind as yet. CSK is keen to keep Jadeja with them, as stated by the side on many occasions. However, the all-rounder’s interest in the team anymore stood questionable. But now reports suggest that MS Dhoni has influenced both sides to move ahead together citing Jadeja as the key player for CSK. Dhoni has urged the management to restore Jadeja’s interest in the team. As per the captain, no one can replace Jadeja in the Yellow team and thus, the management should keep him back at all costs.
The reports, moreover, state that CSK is set to shed Chris Jordan and Adam Milne from the side. The retention window for the next edition of IPL is open till November 15th. Moreover, the mini-auction for the 2024 season is scheduled in December. Chennai Super Kings are expected to undo their auction falters of the mega auction in the oncoming auction for the next IPL season.