According to the report, Chennai Super Kings is preparing to make Mahendra Singh Dhoni the mentor of the Johannesburg franchise. Dhoni, who debuted for India in 2004, retired from international cricket in 2020. He doesn’t even play in domestic cricket. Dhoni is seen playing only in IPL matches.
have to retire first
BCCI has made it clear that only after retiring Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be able to play any role in any other league of the world. That is, Dhoni will have to retire from IPL to become a mentor in South Africa. According to the Indian Express, a BCCI official said, “It is clear that no Indian player, including domestic players, can take part in any other league until he retires from all forms of the game. If a player wants to participate in these upcoming leagues, he can do so only after he breaks all ties with BCCI.
On the question of Dhoni becoming a mentor, the official made it clear that he will not be able to play for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL again. He will have to retire. It is clear from this that Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not be seen in any role in the South Africa League while playing for CSK.
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