Hopefully we can win the 2021 IPL for MS Dhoni: Suresh Raina

Former Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni share an almost unbreakable bond. MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina shared some of the most memorable partnerships in international cricket and the IPL. Their friendship remains intact even now. The left-hander remains dedicated to Dhoni to the point of wanting to win the 2021 IPL for the captain of the Chennai Super Kings.

Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni have been at the heart of the Chennai Super Kings since 2008, having been instrumental in their dominance and lifting the trophy twice. Dhoni’s brilliant tactics, coupled with Raina’s roster and dynamic hitter, have worked exceptionally well for the franchise over the years.

CSK players (Image credit: Twitter)

The iconic pair had also been instrumental in turning the triple champion’s fortunes after a horror season in 2020. The Super Kings failed to advance to the playoffs for the first time in history. and the captaincy of the MS Dhoni was called into question. But the goalkeeper-beater went on to lead a remarkable comeback in 2021. The Yellow Army finished the first half of the 2021 IPL in second place, winning five of their seven games.

I think the way we were playing this year, we had extra confidence from its captain: Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina (Image credit: Twitter)

Suresh Raina believes that with the move of IPL 2021 to the UAE, they can once again claim the title for MS Dhoni. The 34-year-old revealed he has extra confidence in the 40-year-old captain as he appreciates everyone’s success, giving freedom to players like Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo and Ruturaj Gaikwad . Therefore, he wants to win the title for Dhoni.

“I hope when we go to Dubai we have a side and we can win it again for him. I think the way we were playing this year we had extra confidence from his captain and he was enjoying each other’s success. He gave freedom to all players and with Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo and Ruturaj by his side we had the momentum. Hopefully we can do it again this year for MS “, Raina told Star Sports.

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