Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and vice-chairman of India Cements, owner of Chennai Super Kings, N Srinivasan termed his team’s thrilling last-ball win against Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League final as a “miracle” and said veteran Mahindra Something like this can happen only under the leadership of Singh Dhoni. Srinivasan spoke to Super Kings captain Dhoni on Tuesday morning and congratulated him and his team for this wonderful win. Srinivasan’s message to Dhoni was exclusively shared with PTI.
Srinivasan told Dhoni, “Great captain. You have done a miracle. Only you can do this. We are proud of the players and the team.” He advised Dhoni to take rest after his back-to-back matches in the last few days and invited him to come to Chennai with the team to celebrate the win. Srinivasan said, “This season has been one where the fans have shown how much they love Mahendra Singh Dhoni. We do too.” The Super Kings won their fifth IPL title by defeating Gujarat Titans by five wickets in the final in Ahmedabad on Monday night. Chennai Super Kings CEO KS Vishwanath and Chairman R Srinivasan arrived here in the evening along with N Srinivasan. He offered prayers with the trophy at the Lord Venkateswara Temple run by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.