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Rituraj Gaikwad: The New Captain of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024

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Chennai Super Kings: A Big News for Fans Ahead of IPL 2024

The Buzz Around Chennai Super Kings’ Captaincy Change

The eve of IPL 2024 has brought forth a significant announcement for the loyal fans of Chennai Super Kings. Just before the commencement of the tournament, the iconic captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has passed on the captaincy responsibility to Ruturaj Gaikwad. Chennai Super Kings have officially confirmed this decision through a statement. Additionally, IPL has also posted on their official social media platform ‘X’ about Ruturaj Gaikwad being appointed as the new captain of Chennai Super Kings.

Ruturaj Gaikwad: The New Captain of CSK

Chennai Super Kings, in their official statement, have affirmed that Dhoni is no longer the team’s captain and that Ruturaj Gaikwad has taken over the captaincy. The statement reads, ‘MS Dhoni has handed over the captaincy of Chennai Super Kings to Ruturaj Gaikwad ahead of the Tata IPL 2024. Ruturaj has been a part of the Chennai Super Kings team since 2019 and has played 52 matches in the IPL during this period.’

Dhoni Absent from Captains’ Photoshoot

IPL, on its social media platform ‘X’, has posted pictures of all the team captains along with the tournament trophy prior to the start of the tournament. Dhoni is notably absent from these photos, with Ruturaj Gaikwad standing in his place. Along with the post, IPL shared, ‘The new captain of Chennai Super Kings, Ruturaj Gaikwad.’ Since this post, fans have flooded social media with comments and reactions.

The Fan Reactions

The news of Ruturaj Gaikwad taking over as the captain of Chennai Super Kings has sparked a frenzy among fans. Social media platforms are abuzz with discussions and debates regarding this unexpected change in leadership. While some fans express their support and excitement for Gaikwad, others are nostalgic about Dhoni’s captaincy era.

 A New Era for Chennai Super Kings

As Chennai Super Kings embark on a new journey with Ruturaj Gaikwad at the helm, it marks the beginning of a fresh chapter in the team’s history. With the support of their dedicated fanbase, the team is poised to tackle the challenges of IPL 2024 under the leadership of their new captain.