Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja (Image Credits: Twitter)

India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja became one of a handful of the cricketers to replace MS Dhoni as a skipper. The Saurashtra cricketer, who was held by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in front of the mega auction, nonetheless, was unable to perform under the weight of the additional obligation, which ultimately cut off his captaincy visit for eight matches. In the eight matches, CSK won two and lost the other six, constraining Dhoni to return in charge of things.

True to form the accomplished wicketkeeper-player, who is viewed as perhaps the best captain of current cricket, began his second spell with a success, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs.

MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja. Photo-IPL
MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja. Photo-IPL

RP Singh Not Happy With CSK’s Decision To Let Ravindra Jadeja Leave Captaincy

While many fans praised the arrival of Dhoni as the commander, specialists scrutinized CSK’s system, considering the 40-year-old is in the sundown of his vocation. One among them is previous India pacer RP Singh, who feels that the four-time IPL victors might have stayed with their choice and permitted Ravindra Jadeja to go on for a season.

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. Image: IPL

“When MS Dhoni is there then he should have ideally been the captain. If you hand the captaincy to someone else while MS is still there, the individual won’t take as much pressure because he is aware MS is there and he will guide me.” 

“The decision was good but if you look back he (Jadeja) shouldn’t have been dropped. You’ve already made him the captain then trust him for an entire season and not drop him in the middle.” 

“You ended Jadeja’s hopes that he can ever become the captain,” Singh noted during an interaction on Cricbuzz.

CSK Will Need To Do Out-Of-The-Box Thinking: RP Singh

Singh likewise felt that going ahead both the CSK team management and Dhoni will be expected to do a conceptualizing to pick the ideal individual.

MS Dhoni and Ruturaj Gaikwad
MS Dhoni and Ruturaj Gaikwad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

“There’s a common mindset, the senior-most player or the most respected player is usually elected as the captain. But the case was different with MS, he was not the senior-most player, other seniors were there. So they need to find captain material, who can be either senior or junior.” 

“I think both CSK and MS Dhoni will need to do some out-of-the-box thinking, maybe Ruturaj, maybe someone else,” he concluded.

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