From being a talented but a bit uncertain all-rounder, Jadeja has turned into one of the most important players in the world. Chennai Super Kings As well as the Indian team during the last decade.
Jadeja was CSK’s No. 1 retention before the auction and accordingly M S DhoniHe was told only last year that he would be the captain of the franchise this season.
Although the news of Jadeja’s promotion came two days before this year. IPL, for reasons better known to Dhoni and his employers. From outside, it looked like Jadeja was unaware of the decision and it was clear during the first 10 matches that the captaincy baton was not handed over at all.
As Jadeja kept fielding in the deep, Dhoni kept taking important decisions and CSK lost more than won.
(Jadeja and MS Dhoni – Twitter photo)
Former India coach Ravi Shastri said of Jadeja’s captaincy, “He didn’t captain anywhere, he looked like a fish out of water, though it was hard to guess where he was going wrong, especially Dhoni.” With the box firmly on the seat.
But it cannot be denied that Jadeja’s form was affected by both bat and ball and according to CSK, the decision to reinstate Dhoni as the captain allows the Saurashtra man to play with freedom rather than the burden of captaincy. was to be allowed.
But there was murmur that Jadeja didn’t take it well even though it didn’t show in the field. The all-rounder played a few games after being dropped from the captaincy and got injured while fielding against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
On Wednesday, CSK said that Jadeja was ruled out due to an injured rib, but it was the all-rounder’s decision to sever social media ties with the franchise that set the rumor mills on fire.
Official Announcement: Jadeja will be missing from rest of IPL due to injury. Wishing our magician a speedy recovery! @imjadeja
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) 1652283496000
CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan, however, said it was nothing but Jadeja’s injury. But it would be surprising if CSK decide to hand the captaincy back to Jadeja, especially with Ruturaj Gaikwad showing signs of maturity and improvement every day.
One can be rest assured that there will be franchises that would love to have Jadeja in their team as the captain. If the southpaw decides to go back in the auction, he will get not much less than the Rs 16 crore he gets from CSK.
But given the management skills of CSK’s top bosses, it is a given that there will be efforts to break the ice between Jadeja and the team think-tank.