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In Pics: Will IPL 2021 be last event for MS Dhoni and THESE cricketers?

The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League in 2021 might well be the final one for some of the top Indian crcicketers. The biggest names among those could be MS Dhoni, who is already 39 years of age and had announced his retirement from international cricket in 2020. Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's contract with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was not renewed this year and even if he is picked by some other franchise in IPL 2021 mini-auction of February 18, it's unlikely that Harbhajan will play for too much longer at 40 years of age. Here we take a look at some of the cricketers who might be playing in their last tournament in IPL 2021. 

Feb 08, 2021, 13:37 PM IST

IPL 2020: A look at Chennai Super Kings' so-called Dad's Army

Chennai Super Kings will next lock horns with KL Rahul-led Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Sunday.


Oct 03, 2020, 19:27 PM IST

Ambati Rayudu

Sep 20, 2020, 00:26 AM IST

Indian Premier League 2020: Want Ambati Rayudu to take Suresh Raina's spot in Chennai Super Kings, says Scott Styris

CSK's experienced batsman Suresh Raina had opted out of IPL 2020 for personal reasons, leaving the franchise dwelling upon options for the crucial No.3 position

Sep 12, 2020, 13:30 PM IST

Ambati Rayudu and wife Chennupalli Vidya blessed with a baby girl; netizens congratulate

Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu and his wife Chennupalli Vidya were blessed with a baby girl on Sunday (July 12, 2020). Chennai Super Kings’ official Twitter handle confirmed the news by sharing Rayudu and his wife's picture with the newborn baby girl.

Jul 13, 2020, 07:25 AM IST

Gautam Gambhir, MSK Prasad engage in heated argument over Ambati Rayudu's World Cup omission

All-rounder Vijay Shankar was given the nod ahead of middle-order specialist Rayudu by the then selection committee, led by Prasad. 

May 23, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

Ambati Rayudu slams former India skipper Azharuddin over ‘frustrated cricketer’ remarks

Azharuddin, who is currently the president of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), earned Rayudu's ire after he called the Chennai Super Kings batsman a ‘frustrated cricketer’.

Nov 25, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

Ambati Rayudu comes out of retirement, available for all formats

The 33-year-old has written to the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), saying his decision to retire was an emotional one and that he is available for selection.

Aug 30, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Gautam Gambhir slams selection panel after Ambati Rayudu announces retirement

Earlier on Wednesday, Ambati Rayudu announced his retirement from all forms of cricket by sending an email to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Jul 03, 2019, 19:15 PM IST

Ambati Rayudu, the talented Hyderabadi batsman, who never got his due

Ambati Rayudu's decision to hang his boots seems to be spurred by BCCI's decision to not include him in the World Cup squad even after the injury to two key players, Shikhar Dhawan and Vijay Shankar.

Jul 03, 2019, 18:56 PM IST

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from international cricket, writes to BCCI

Indian middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket.

Jul 03, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

IPL 2019 Final, Mumbai vs Chennai: As it Happened

Team Mumbai defeated Chennai by 1 run in the final of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Sunday.

May 12, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

IPL: CSK get to play Qualifier in Chennai despite six-wicket loss against KXIP

Earlier, Faf du Plessis missed out on a well-deserved hundred by four runs as Kings XI Punjab bowled well at the death to restrict Chennai Super Kings to 170 for 5. 

May 05, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

IPL 2019, Chennai vs Delhi Highlights: As it happened

Team Chennai defeated Delhi by 80 runs in the 50th match of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Wednesday.

May 01, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

Ishant Sharma biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for World Cup

From winning India the final of the Champions Trophy in England in 2013 to being left out of even the IPL last season, Ishant Sharma has had a tough ride. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:11 PM IST

Ravi Shastri says he wanted 16-strong squad for World Cup; tells excluded bunch to not lose heart

Shastri said those who missed the final 15 should look ahead as opportunity can knock anytime.

Apr 17, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Sanju Samson right man for No. 4 slot: Gautam Gambhir

Samson is currently featuring for the Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League (IPL) and has smashed a fine hundred (102 unbeaten off 55) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Apr 13, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

IPL 2019, Rajasthan vs Chennai Highlights: As it happened

Team Chennai defeated Rajasthan by four wickets in the 25th match of the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Thursday. 

Apr 11, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Team India may use Vijay Shankar as surprise element at No.4 in World Cup

Shankar's biggest competitor could be Ambati Rayudu, who, despite a healthy batting average of 47-plus, is now slipping in the pecking order.

Mar 19, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

IPL 2019: MS Dhoni, other CSK players sweat it out at practice session

Though captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni didn't feature in the 'match', there was a loud cheer when he made an appearance.

Mar 17, 2019, 23:49 PM IST