IPl 2022: MS Dhoni quips with CSK new signing Rajvardhan Hangargekar – improving football skills

IPL 2022: MS Dhoni interrupted U19 World Cup star Rajvardhan Hangargekar and made a cheeky comment when the teenager was asked about his interaction with the CSK captain during a virtual event earlier this week.

MS Dhoni plays soccer during a CSK training session ahead of IPL 2022 (Photo Courtesy: CSK)


  • MS Dhoni, Shivam Dube and Rajvardhan Hangargekar interacted with CSK fans
  • Hangargekar revealed advice from Dhoni at CSK camp
  • CSK trained for IPL 2022 in Surat

Former India captain MS Dhoni felt like enjoying himself in a virtual interaction organized by India Cements, parent organization of Chennai Super Kings, as he met with the fans along with CSK IPL’s newcomers Rajvardhan Hangargekar and Shivam Dube 2022, interacted.

When Hangargekar, the fast bowler who became U19 World Champion, was asked about his interaction with MS Dhoni, the CSK captain intervened and made a cheeky comment.

“He was told to improve his football skills,” said Dhoni, making fans laugh at the event. Remarkably, Dhoni, who was also a goalkeeper during his school days, loves his football in training and includes the sport as part of the training sessions in the teams he is a part of.

Meanwhile, Hangargekar said Dhoni gave him simple advice during his first training session with CSK. Hangargekar, who excelled in pace at the U19 World Cup, was bought by CSK at the IPl 2022 Mega Auction for Rs 2 crore.

“On the first day of training, MS Bhaiya told me just keep doing what you are already doing. don’t change anything Just keep doing what you did really well. That was really good advice for me I have the freedom to do what I do,” Hangargekar said.


Meanwhile, Dhoni praised the practice facilities in Surat, where CSK hold their pre-season training camp. Dhoni has overseen training ahead of the 2022 IPL, which begins on March 26.

“Everyone is very excited, these 15-20 days give them extra time to get used to each other. The facilities in Surat are excellent. ‘ Dhoni said.

CSK will begin their title defense against Kolkata Knight Riders in a replay of last season’s final in the opening game of IPL 2022 at Wankhede Stadium on March 26th.

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