Devon Conway, the star opener of Chennai Super Kings, has spoken about the incredible fan following of his captain, MS Dhoni, saying that playing alongside him makes every game feel like a home fixture.
Conway shared his thoughts after a recent match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium, which was filled with supporters of the Chennai-based franchise. He said, “Certainly, having MS makes us feel like every game is like a home fixture.”
The Kiwi top-order batter also praised his young Indian opening partner, Ruturaj Gaikwad, for his impressive performance this season, saying, “I think my partnership with Rutu calms the nerves. A lot of credit needs to go to Rutu.” Follow your favourite IPL team with the best betting odds from NextBet.
The southpaw has been in great form this season, registering his fourth successive half-century against KKR. He revealed his strategy against spinners on subcontinent surfaces, saying, “By using my feet [against spinners], I get into good positions and get momentum.”
Dhoni is considered one of the greatest cricketers of all time and has a massive fan following across India. There are rumours that IPL 2023 may be his last appearance in the competition, leaving fans eager to see the legendary cricketer play. Conway’s comments reflect the sentiment of fans across the country, who flock to stadiums to witness the magic of Dhoni on the field.
The Chennai Super Kings have a rich history in the IPL, winning the tournament four times and reaching the playoffs in all but one of their 12 seasons in the league. Dhoni’s leadership and exceptional skills as a batsman and wicket-keeper have been instrumental in the team’s success over the years. Follow NextBet Sports to get the latest updates from IPL 2023.