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‘Not one to look at reams of data and statistics’: Rahul Dravid attributes CSK’s success to MS Dhoni


Stating that MS Dhoni is just not somebody who believes in lots of statistics and data, former India captain Rahul Dravid attributed Chennai Super Kings’ constant run within the IPL to their skipper.

“So, I mean, look, I know Dhoni quite well and I hope he hasn’t changed, but I know Dhoni is probably not one to look at reams of data and statistics,” stated Dravid whereas talking at a webinar organised by the Great Lakes Institute of Management in accordance to ESPNcricinfo.

Dravid, who has led Dhoni and has performed beneath him later in his profession, stated CSK’s group administration who do all of the analysis work additionally deserves lots of credit score for his or her success.

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“If you look at the success CSK has had, they’ve got really good access to data and they’ve got really good access to people behind the scenes and they’ve run cricket teams at the junior level,” Dravid stated.

CSK have received the IPL thrice — one lower than Mumbai Indians — and reached the knockouts in every of the 10 seasons they’ve been an element of. In the 10 editions that they’ve been an element of the IPL, CSK has been led by Dhoni on every event, making him one of probably the most profitable captains of the league.

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The former India captain added, “They perceive expertise and they’ve clearly bought a superb scouting course of in place. But, what in addition they have is a captain who actually understands instincts.

(With PTI inputs)


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