Chennai are one of the most loved teams in the IPL, and the MS Dhoni-led side have set a few principles that have set them apart from the rest. One of the key things observed in the CSK environment is their backing for a player.
In the latest development, CSK star bowler Deepak Chahar, who joined the side in 2018, appeared on the famous ‘Breakfast with Champions’, where he shed light on his selection and revealed several unknown details.
The 30-year-old stated that he was having a hard time in the IPL as he played under MS Dhoni in 2016 for Rising Pune Supergiant, where he got injured and had to wait till 2018 before he became a regular under MS Dhoni’s leadership.
“Interestingly, Fleming had selected me for my batting than my bowling after I hit five sixes during a practice match. Unfortunately, I suffered a hamstring injury and had to sit out for most of the 2016 season. “
“In the 2017 edition, the team’s combination was set, and I got to play a few games. In 2018, CSK picked me in the auction, and Fleming was reluctant to play me, while Mahi bhai disagreed and stated, ‘He will play all the 14 games this season’.”
“Our CEO came to me and revealed that when the team was being formed, my name was always written first.”
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