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Chennai Super Kings got new s’keeper’ to succeed MS Dhoni in IPL 2025

Chennai Super Kings got new s’keeper’ to succeed MS Dhoni in IPL 2025

Ever wondered who might CSK look at when the time comes to replace MS Dhoni, the wicket-keeper? Well, look no further as they might be in for another "keeper-captain"!

Move over MS Dhoni, there’s a new s’keeper’ (if you know what we mean) in town! CSK fans, fret no more about the looming retirement of your beloved glovesman. Ruturaj Gaikwad, the reigning leader, who was named the franchise’s captain a day before the IPL 2024, might be taking Dhoni’s leadership skills… behind the stumps!

Watch Ruturaj Gaikwad showoff his wicket-keeping skills!

That’s right, Gaikwad was recently spotted showcasing some impressive wicketkeeping skills in the Maharashtra Premier League (MPL). While Dhoni has practically held a monopoly on the CSK gloves since 2008, it seems Gaikwad might be prepping to seamlessly follow in his footsteps – captaincy and keeping duties!

This surprise development comes after Gaikwad’s IPL 2024 appointment as CSK captain. Could this be a hint at a long-term plan for the franchise? Is Gaikwad training to not only lead the team strategically, but also take over the crucial wicketkeeping role Only time will tell, but one thing’s for sure: CSK seems to be laying the groundwork for a smooth transition whenever Dhoni decides to call it a day.


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