Former India batsman Suresh Raina needs to win the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 trophy for MS Dhoni. When the IPL 2021 season got here to a halt, as a result of rising variety of Covid circumstances in India, Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) have been second on the factors desk. Whereas Dhoni was not in nice type with the bat, the lads in yellow have been hitting the best notes. As the rest of the IPL season attracts nearer, Raina stated that he’s trying ahead to the camp in Dubai and hopefully win the event.
Talking solely on Star Sports activities present Cricket Linked, Raina stated, “We’ve performed quite a lot of matches for India in addition to CSK. He has performed virtually 200 matches for India and for CSK. I feel it’s simply the emotion and on high of that we’ve got that respect for one another. I’ve discovered loads from him, and he is sort of a large brother to me. We’ve received quite a lot of trophies collectively and have misplaced quite a lot of finals as properly, however I feel the assumption, the respect we’ve got for one another is immense. And that’s what everybody loves about it (our bond).”
“Hopefully, after we go to Dubai, we may have a camp and we are able to once more win it for him. I feel the way in which we have been taking part in this 12 months; we have been having some further confidence from his captaincy and he was having fun with one another’s success. He was giving freedom to all of the gamers and having Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis within the facet, we had the momentum. Hopefully, after we go to Dubai, we are able to do it once more for MS,” he added.
Raina additionally spoke about his most memorable recreation in opposition to Pakistan, “I feel the match in opposition to Pakistan in 2011 World Cup is essentially the most memorable one. India needed to win the semi-final as the sport was essential for each groups. Pakistan was on high of the pool, as they performed quite a lot of matches in Sri Lanka. Undoubtedly, I might say 2011 (was most memorable). After that, our group obtained stronger and we by no means misplaced in opposition to them within the World Cup.”
“2011 World Cup was essential as a result of we have been taking part in the event on our residence soil and we had strain to play yet another recreation within the ultimate. The feelings have been completely different however, all of us managed to remain calm. If you’re taking part in in opposition to Pakistan, you be sure to give your greatest. You have to give it again to your group; that you must work exhausting in your intention, planning, and each different factor. We labored exhausting, and the entire group did properly.”