MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Picture Supply: Twitter/ IPL)

4-time IPL winners and some of the profitable sides within the historical past of the competitors Chennai Tremendous Kings have been hoping to nominate MS Dhoni as a mentor for his or her CSA T20 franchise. Nonetheless, they have been dealt a extreme blow when BCCI reverberated their stance on prohibiting Indian gamers’ affiliation with international leagues.

Notably, all of the groups within the upcoming CSA T20 league have been bagged up by IPL franchises, with CSK being one of many house owners. CSK have been hoping to nominate their IPL skipper because the mentor for the CSA outfit. However a BCCI official stopped them of their tracks stating that the participant in query must minimize off all ties with the Indian board earlier than associating with some other international league.

“It’s clear that no Indian participant together with home gamers can participate in some other league till he’s retired from all types of the sport. If any participant desires to participate in these upcoming leagues he can solely achieve this when he cuts off all ties with the BCCI,” a BCCI official instructed The Indian Categorical.

Though Dhoni has retired from worldwide cricket, the BCCI official said that the previous Indian skipper must minimize his ties with IPL and won’t be allowed to play within the competitors as soon as he decides to mentor CSK’s CSA group. “For Dhoni to mentor CSK’s group in CSA T20 League, he must retire from IPL as effectively. Then he can’t play IPL for CSK. He has to retire right here first,” he added.

Adam Gilchrist had additionally questioned BCCI’s inflexible stance on India gamers’ participation in international leagues

Earlier in 2019, Indian wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik issued a proper apology to the BCCI after he was invited to look at a Caribbean Premier League match by Trinbago Knight Riders’ dugout by the then KKR head coach Brendon McCullum.

Former Australian cricketer and World Cup winner Adam Gilchrist had additionally raised questions on the BCCI’s bewildering stance of not permitting any Indian gamers to ply their commerce in BBL or some other T20 league. He questioned the logic behind the board’s transfer.

“I’m not criticizing the IPL, however why received’t Indian gamers come and play within the Huge Bash league? I’ve by no means had an open and sincere reply. Why are some leagues accessing each participant on the earth? No Indian participant performs in some other T20 league,” he had stated.