With Chennai Super Kings out of the IPL 2020 playoff race, it's a matter of mere formality for the outfit and skipper MS Dhoni to try and salvage whatever is left of the remainder of the season with three more matches in the league stages remaining. With an abject batting failure drawing curtains to CSK's campaign, it's time for the management to hit the reset button and with an aging squad, it sure is going to be a hard reset. But, what about 'Thala'? After retiring from international cricket earlier this year, fans were looking forward to a big flourish from Dhoni in IPL 2020. However, that has not been the case and speculations are rife that this could very well be the last IPL season for him.
And with the wicketkeeper-batsman handing out jerseys to players, signs point to Dhoni hanging up his boots from all forms of cricket, or maybe just the IPL. Earlier in the week, England's Jos Buttler posed with an autographed jeresy of his idol after CSK's match against Rajasthan Royals and on Friday, Pandya brothers -- Hardik and Krunal -- were photographed with Dhoni's No.7 CSK Jersey.
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Here's how Twitter reacted to the photo:
Dhoni Retiring for IPL too? - Fans Speculate as Dhoni Hands Jerseys to Pandya Brothes, Jos Buttler