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IPL 2020: Piyush Chawla Excited to Play Under Mahi Bhai

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Piyush Chawla will be featuring for Chennai Super Kings in this year’s Indian Premier League. He explained how he cannot wait to play for CSK because of the presence of Mahi Bhai.

Playing for CSK under Mahi Bhai

Chennai Super Kings are one of the most successful franchises in IPL with three titles to their name. Piyush Chawla, who won two titles with Kolkata Knight Riders was bought by the team led by Dhoni in December last year. This means Piyush Chawla will be seen playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 from September 19 in Dubai. While speaking to cricket.com, Chawla said, “It’s always a pleasure playing under Mahi Bhai (MS Dhoni), because we all know what kind of a captain he is. He is one of the best in the world. As a bowler, you enjoy playing under somebody like Mahi Bhai.”

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He was asked about his first reaction after getting included into the CSK squad. “Obviously first reaction was I was quite happy. As you are talking about a lot of spinners but we all know how Mahi bhai (MS Dhoni) plays around with the spinners. So that will be really good for me and for the team. It is also very important to have healthy competition in the team.”

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He further mentioned how Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir would be great help in his growth in the Chennai Super Kings dressing room. “The good part is when I go there I will get to learn lot of things from Bhajju Pa (Harbhajan Singh). We all know Imran Tahir, what kind of a bowler he is and his energy level even at this age. So it will be fantastic to play with these guys.”

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Piyush Chawla on Dhoni in CSK camp

Piyush Chawla was asked about Dhoni’s presence in the camp to which Chawla that Dhoni was fantastic when they met for training just before the lockdown. “Last 4-5 months didn’t get a chance to have a word with him. Just before the lockdown, we were together in Chennai for the camp. He was looking fantastic in the field, the way he was batting and the kind of energy he was showing.”

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Chawla added, “He looked brilliant, the way he was middling the ball and then hitting it out of the park. He was actually looking forward to play the IPL at that time. I am sure he will be very excited as well like we all are.”

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