CHENNAI: Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Moeen Ali on Wednesday vouched for Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s captaincy and mentioned most cricketers sit up for play below him as he helps them improve their recreation.
Dhoni is gearing as much as lead the CSK franchise within the upcoming version of the IPL beginning April 9.
“I’ve spoken to players who have played under MS and they tell me how he improves their game. I believe a great captain does that,” the England all-rounder was quoted as saying by the CSK web site.
“I think it’s something on every player’s wish list to play under MS. I think it’s the confidence and the clarity he gives people. It’s exciting,” he added.
Moeen, who mentioned he was trying ahead to enjoying below Dhoni, mentioned it is extremely necessary to have robust management and coaches who keep calm.
“It’s very important to have strong leadership and coaches who stay calm, who take the pressure off the players as much as they can and are consistent. We are very lucky we have that,” he added.
“At CSK I feel the reality is there for us to win the competition. I’m excited about playing with the players we have here,” the 33-12 months-previous left-hand batsman cum off-spinner, who was picked up on the IPL public sale in February, additional mentioned.
Moeen, who beforehand turned out for Royal Challengers Bangalore, mentioned, “I think what differentiates CSK from other teams is actually how they structure everything, from the squad they have to the way they do things. They look a very calm franchise that doesn’t panic.”
The CSK players are presently coaching in Mumbai, the place they play their first 5 matches of IPL-14, starting with a recreation in opposition to Delhi Capitals on April 10.
The Dhoni-led aspect had commenced apply in Chennai on March 8 earlier than shifting base to Mumbai.