Chennai Super Kings all-rounder K Gowtham on Monday (March 29) mentioned bowlers love playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a result of he is aware of their power and how one can get the very best out of them.
“Bowlers love playing under Mahi bhai because he understands a bowler’s strengths and knows how to get the best out of him,” Gowtham was quoted as saying by the CSK web site.
The Karnataka cricketer mentioned it was a dream come true for him to be playing under Dhoni. “I don’t feel any pressure of expectations playing for a champion side like CSK,” Gowtham, who beforehand performed for Punjab Kings, mentioned.
He mentioned what differentiated CSK from most groups within the Indian Premier League (IPL) was the readability of their thought course of and an organised strategy.
“The CSK management understands cricket owing to its long association with the game which again reflects in its approach to players — the comforting words and confidence given when things aren’t going right,” he added.
Gowtham additionally spoke concerning the significance of a powerful management group – like what CSK has – in a staff’s success.
“It makes a big difference as it helps a player to express himself. They talk to the player if anything specific is needed or if he’s working on something. When these things are taken care of, it’s much easier for a player to go out and give his best,” the brand new CSK recruit mentioned.
The CSK gamers are at the moment coaching in Mumbai the place they play their first 5 matches of IPL 2021 beginning with a recreation towards Delhi Capitals on April 10. The Dhoni-led staff educated in Chennai from March 8 earlier than shifting base to Mumbai.
Ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who has recovered from damage sustained throughout the Australia tour, batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara, Suresh Raina and Robin Uthappa have joined the squad in Mumbai.