Now that people have had time to recover from Mumbai Indians’ delirious race to the finish to pick up their fifth IPL title, the focus has shifted back to one of the most horrendous runs for the Chennai Super Kings. And the clamour is growing for Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s head. But will it really roll in the true sense of the word?
The Chennai Super Kings will not want to alienate their fans, particularly if the IPL 2021 is staged in India, by throwing the baby out with the bathwater. That is essentially what it will be if the Chennai Super Kings throw all their cricketers back into a possible mega auction should it be held, along with their erstwhile captain to date. However, Dhoni’s place might be a gamble as other former cricketers have suggested.
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UP, CLOSE & PERSONAL
I AM FOND OF PIZZA — AASHITA SOOD
WHY DOES THE PAKISTAN CRICKET BOARD NEED TO MOVE ON FROM MISBAH-LED MANAGEMENT?
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HOPES FADE FOR WORLD CUP RUNNERS UP
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TEAM INDIA NEEDS A WIDER SEARCH FOR A SUITABLE WICKET-KEEPER IN TESTS
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The incredible rise of New Zealand
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HOW KANE WILLIAMSON HAS STEPPED UP THE LADDER AMONGST THE FAB FOUR?
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'LONDON IS A WONDERFUL PLACE TO VISIT'–NAMAN OJHA
TRAVEL & LEISURE
QUINTON DE KOCK'S STARTLING REVELATION IS SA'S STARK WARNING
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TECHNOLOGY MUST TO COMPETE WITH IPL
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More Beef about the Breach of Covid Protocols
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POISE UNDER PRESSURE
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EPS Meets Shah In Delhi Amid Alliance Whispers
CM to meet PM Narendra Modi today; Jayakumar, Shanmugam part of delegation
चेन्नई से रवाना हुई केविड़या के लिए ट्रेन
प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने देश के विभिन्न हिस्सों को गुजरात के केवड़िया से जोड़ने वाली आठ ट्रेनों को रविवार को वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंस के जरिए हरी झंडी दिखाई। केवड़िया में ही सरदार पटेल की प्रतिमा 'स्टैच्यू ऑफ यूनिटी' है। उन्होंने अतीत में देश में कामकाज के तौर तरीकों का उदाहरण देते हुए समर्पित माल ढुलाई गलियारे (डेडिकेटिड फ्रेट कॉरिडोर) का जिक्र किया।
Biomed Waste Dumped In Open Again; Officials' Apathy Blamed
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PM Flags Off Direct Train From Chennai To Kevadiya Town
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Bhogi pollution: City breathes sigh of relief
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चेन्नई में अब तक 25 लाख नमूनों का परीक्षण
कोरोना महामारी के खिलाफ लड़ाई को जारी रखते हुए ग्रेटर चेन्नई कॉरपोरेशन संक्रमण को फैलने से रोकने और हालात नियंत्रित रखने में कोई कसर नहीं छोड़ रहा है।
जीतो चेन्नई चेप्टर द्वारा जेसीसीएल का आगाज
जीतो चेन्नई चेप्टर के तत्वावधान में एक होटल में जीतो चेन्नई चेप्टर के क्रिकेट लीग का भव्य आगाज हुआ।
चेन्नई-आसपास क्षेत्रों में भारी बारिश
चेन्नई तथा इसके आसपास के क्षेत्रों में हो रही भारी बारिश के कारण चेंबरमबक्कम तथा रेड हिल्स कुंड से पानी छोड़ा गया, जिसको लेकर निचले इलाकों में बाढ़ की चेतावनी जारी की गयी है।