Will CSK retain MS Dhoni before IPL 2022 auction? Dale Steyn's reactions

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CSK retain MS Dhoni before IPL 2022 auction? Dale Steyn's reactions

MS Dhoni may not be at his best with the bat and behind the stumps. In such a situation, speculations are being made whether CSK will retain the old Dhoni? It will be interesting to see if CSK shows faith in Dhoni and retains him ahead of the mega auction. Also read- 5 Expensive Players Who Can Be Unsold In IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Former South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was asked this question on ESPNCricinfo's 'Polite Inquiry' and he answered it. "Do you think MS Dhoni will sustain himself for CSK next year considering his current form?" This question was asked by a Twitter user. Also read- IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 6 bowlers who can be sold at the highest price in Mega Auction.

Describing Dhoni as the 'boss of Chennai', Steyn said that he might come back in 2022 if he leads CSK to the title this year. “He is the boss of Chennai. When you think of Chennai, you think of MS Dhoni. and you know what? They have a few games left and are almost in the final. But we didn't see Dhoni doing anything. If he scores the winning run in the final, you can guarantee that he will take off the gloves for Chennai in next year's IPL,” Steyn said. Also read- 5 New Rules of IPL 2022 Will Make The IPL More Interesting.

Meanwhile, Dhoni scored 18 off 27 balls against Delhi Capitals in Dubai on Monday. The CSK skipper could not hit a single boundary and struggle during his stay in the middle. Also read- 10 teams in ipl 2022 |Two New Teams Announcement Date | Which two teams have a chance

After the three-wicket loss, Dhoni called CSK 15 runs short and also revealed that the pitch was slow and scoring runs was not easy. Also read- IPL 2022: Rules of Mega Auction 

He said, 'We were trying to reach beyond 150. Around the 15-16th over, we lost a few wickets and created a good platform. We failed to accelerate. I thought it was a tough pitch. Anything closer to 150 would have been a good score. It is a two-pace wicket. Not that it has become too slow. I just can't play my shots. The Delhi batsmen did the same,” Dhoni said in the post-match presentation. Also read-  Top 5 Youngest Player in IPL.