Ajinkya Rahane, who performed strongly in IPL, gave credit to CSK captain MS Dhoni for his aggressive game
The excellent form in the IPL has opened the door for Rahane to make a comeback in the limited overs team of India. He played the last T20 International match for India in 2016 while he has not played any ODI since 2018. However, his focus right now is to do well for Chennai.
Kolkata. Ajinkya Rahane has surprised everyone with his aggressive nature this time in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he has given the credit for it to the charismatic captain of Chennai Super Kings Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Rahane played a blistering inning of 71 off 29 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Sunday as Chennai won the match by 49 runs. It was his second half-century this season. Rahane said in the press conference after the match, “I can tell you only one thing…. I really enjoyed my innings. I am really happy that we won this match. Rahane gave credit to Dhoni, saying that all he needed was a chance and India’s World Cup-winning captain gave him that chance to get back in form.
He said, “When you play under the captaincy of Mahi bhai (Dhoni), you get a chance to learn many things. As a batsman and a cricketer, you always want to grow. “Rahane said,” The way this format is developing, I think you have to constantly improve your skills as an individual. I have always been improving my batting. I have now been able to showcase my shots because Chennai gave me this opportunity. Rahane said, “The turning point was that I got a chance to play. I was really happy when Chennai Super Kings bought me. He gave me a chance to express myself.
The excellent form in the IPL has opened the door for Rahane to make a comeback in the limited overs team of India. He played the last T20 International match for India in 2016 while he has not played any ODI since 2018. However, his focus right now is to do well for Chennai. Rahane said, “Whenever someone performs well, there is a discussion about him. I am happy that people are talking good things about me and thinking about me. But my job is to live in the present and do well for Chennai.
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