MS Dhoni, the former captain of Chennai Super Kings is all set to join another team in this IPL season, according to The Times of India.
MS Dhoni has been the captain of Chennai Super Kings for the past eight seasons. He was bought in the auction for Rs 7.5 crore at the first auction of the game.
In July, both Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan were suspended by the Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee from IPL for two years for betting activities of their team principal Gurunath Meiyappan and co-owner Raj Kundra during the 2013 season.
“Dhoni will definitely feature in the IPL for a new team. There is absolutely no pressure from CSK to stop him and the next edition of the IPL will see him in action,” a source told TOI.
Source further told TOI that for both the new teams which would be replacing Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals this IPL will be trying to get MS Dhoni into their teams.
“It is possible that six players from both banned teams CSK and Rajasthan Royals will be directly selected for the new teams. Rest of the players will be sent for auction,” said a source.
MS Dhoni met the former BCCI President N Srinivasan on Friday. He refused commenting on the meet and said “it was a personal meet”.
There was lot of criticism on MS Dhoni for meeting N Srinivasan. One of the Indian cements Official told TOI, “Those who are criticizing Dhoni for meeting Srinivasan should also know that he is also the vice-president of the company. Isn't it natural that he will meet the managing director of the same company, if he is in the city?”