MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo
MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo. Image Credits: Twitter

After resigning the CSK captaincy on Thursday, experienced all-rounder Dwayne Bravo sent a heartfelt statement to pay respect to his long-time partner MS Dhoni.

MS Dhoni has handed over the captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja, a flashy all-rounder.

Dwayne Bravo and MS Dhoni
Dwayne Bravo and MS Dhoni. Image: Twitter

West Indian all-rounder expressed his gratitude for MS Dhoni’s services as CSK captain throughout the years on his official Instagram account, declaring that his legacy would live on forever.

Bravo also stated that Ravindra Jadeja was the best choice to take over the legend’s mantle and wished him luck as he embarked on a new chapter.

Dwayne Bravo captioned the photo as follows:

Thank You for everything @mahi7781 your legacy will live on forever!! #Brother @chennaiipl couldn’t ask for a better person to take over @ravindra.jadeja congratulations! 🍾 it’s your time Sir!! 👌🏾👌🏾🔥🔥 #NumberOner.

Suresh Raina Reacts To MS Dhoni Handing Over leadership to Jadeja:

Raina, CSK’s current leading run-scorer, applauded Dhoni’s decision, and the former CSK player believes that no one can lead the franchise better than Jadeja. Raina is also optimistic that Jadeja would meet all of the team’s and fans’ needs during the IPL.

Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina Image: Twitter
Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina Image: Twitter

“I am overjoyed for my brother. I can’t think of a finer person to take over the reins of a franchise in which we both grew up. @imjadeja, best wishes. Raina tweeted hours after Jadeja was named CSK’s new captain, “I’m sure you will live up to all the expectations and love #yellow #csk #WhistlePodu.

Jadeja was retained as CSK’s first choice player for INR 16 crore during the IPL 2022 players’ retention list, while Dhoni pushed himself to second place for INR 12 crore.

CSK will open their IPL 2022 campaign against KKR, the runners-up from the previous season. The match will take place on March 26 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

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