Ben Sotkes Chennai Super Kings: There is relief news for the team of Chennai Super Kings. Ben Stokes, the smoking all-rounder in CSK, will reach India this week. As per the reports, he will join the team this week. This charismatic player of England will start training for IPL 2023 with team captain MS Dhoni at Chepauk Stadium. The first match of IPL 2023 will be between Chennai Super Kings and defending champions Gujarat Titans. This match will be played between the two teams on March 31. In the IPL auction held in December last year, CSK bought England Test captain Ben Stokes for Rs 16.25 crore.
Stokes can become captain
This is probably the last IPL for Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni. Keeping this in mind, CSK has bought Ben Stokes by spending a huge amount. Stokes not only excels in batting and bowling but he is known for his excellent leadership. After the retirement of MS Dhoni, he can become the captain of CSK. He has impressed everyone while captaining England in Tests. Although IPL is a different game. But Stokes has a lot of experience of playing in IPL as well.
Stokes did not play last year
Ben Stokes did not play in IPL 2022 due to finger injury. He last played in IPL in 2021 when Stokes was a part of Rajasthan Royals. Ben Stokes has a lot of experience of playing in IPL. He has played 43 matches in this league so far. During this, he was very successful with the ball and bat. Stokes has 920 runs in the IPL. Apart from this, he has also taken 28 wickets. He has also scored a century in this league. At present, Stokes is in excellent form. In such a situation, he can do wonders for MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
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