In the 2015 season, playing for Chennai Super Kings under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra took 22 wickets, which played an important role in his return to India’s T20 team.
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New Delhi: Chacha Chaudhary has a special place in the world of domestic comics characters of India. His brain is considered faster than a computer. In the world of cricket, when it comes to sharp minded players or captains, Mahendra Singh Dhoni The name of Barbus comes on the tongue. After all, Dhoni has won many matches and titles to India and Chennai Super Kings under his captaincy. Now such a hero has come in front of Dhoni, who stayed with him for a long time and now with a sharp mind like Chacha Chaudhary has become a disaster for Dhoni and CSK.
When Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings clash in the first match of IPL 2023, then this ‘Chacha Chaudhary’ will be trying to trick CSK again with his wisdom. This is Surma – Ashish Nehra. Former Indian fast bowler and head coach of Gujarat Titans. Last season, Ashish Nehra, who became the head coach of an IPL team for the first time, managed to make Gujarat the champion.
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Nehra’s simple coaching
While Gujarat’s success introduced Hardik Pandya to the world as a captain, Ashish Nehra’s guidance behind the scenes helped Hardik become a better captain apart from the team. Ashish Nehra used the same methods for which Dhoni is known. Keeping in mind the challenges coming with the new franchise, Nehra allowed the players of Gujarat to play away from any kind of pressure in the first season and created an atmosphere for it.
Hardik Pandya himself had also accepted that Ashish Nehra’s natural style gave him and other players in the team a chance to play in their own style. Nehra gave opportunities to young players like Yash Dayal, Sai Sudarshan, R Sai Kishore in the team and all of them played a big role in winning the team with their performance on different occasions.
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Dhoni’s return to captaincy
In a way, Ashish Nehra himself felt all these things while playing under Dhoni’s captaincy. The support of Dhoni himself helped him perform well in IPL, on the basis of which he returned to India’s T20 team and also played the 2016 T20 World Cup. While with CSK in 2015, Nehra took 22 wickets in 16 matches. In such a situation, Nehra knows that whether the player is new or old, he needs to be constantly supported and shown confidence.
Hat-trick chance against CSK
coincidentally nehra Applied all these things to Gujarat and the result came out in the form of title in the first season. Not only this, Gujarat faced Chennai twice last season and both times Nehra’s Gujarat defeated Dhoni’s Chennai. Now Nehra would once again like to score a hat-trick of victory by creating trouble for Dhoni and CSK.
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