Raina further said that Dhoni has been a great brand ambassador for IPL and fans will see him in his best fighting spirit.
IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina believes COVID-19 protocol will pose new challenges for players
Insisting that fitness would be key to success after being struck at home since March due to the pandemic, Raina said he was eagerly waiting for the tournament to begin.
MS Dhoni is one of a kind, nobody can be like him, says Rohit Sharma on being compared to former India captain
Rohit Sharma was recently compared to former India captain MS Dhoni by Suresh Raina
Batting great Rahul Dravid, former BCCI head N Srinivasan praise MS Dhoni's contribution to CSK's success
Srinivasan also spoke about how Dhoni's instinct and judgement contributed to his team's success at a time when a lot of emphasis is placed on data.
Dhoni's comeback and retirement has been a matter of intense speculation. His much-awaited comeback is expected to be with Chennai Super Kings at the upcoming IPL, set to be held in the UAE from 19 September.
MS Dhoni has lost 'bit of fitness' and 'past his prime,' reckons former India all-rounder Roger Binny
The former all-rounder, mentioning about Dhoni’s performance in the last couple of seasons, asserted that the spark which had been seen in Dhoni has been missing now.
“Better captain Dhoni or Ponting? Lala choice,” a Twitter user asked to which Afridi responded, “I rate Dhoni a bit higher than Ponting as he developed a new team full of youngsters.”
Suresh Raina even went up to the extend of calling Rohit Sharma the 'next MS Dhoni' in terms of their similar attitudes.
Aakash Chopra said he believes that Virat Kohli-led team could not win the 2019 World Cup because India did not have a winning side.
Dhoni, on a sabbatical from cricket for the past one year, turned 39 on 7 July. He has not played any cricket since India's semifinal exit from the ODI World Cup last year.
Venkatesh Prasad reveals why India used Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa in bowl-out against Pakistan at 2007 World T20
"I had to back my instinct and make a decision. The slower bowlers are more in control of their bodies and delivery. They had a straight-arm action," Prasad said.
‘I consider him best among the lot’: Dilip Doshi feels Ravindra Jadeja is India's top spinner in all formats
Former India left-arm spinner Dilip Doshi said that Ravindra Jadeja is India's top spinner in all formats.
Cold shoulder to the Aussies, childhood memories with friends and more in excerpts from ‘The Dhoni Touch’
The following excerpts from the book The Dhoni Touch by Bharat Sundaresan talk about his leadership during the 2008 Commonwealth Bank Series finals, as well as anecdotes from his visits to his hometown of Ranchi and more.
MS Dhoni declines brand endorsements amid pandemic, keeps busy with organic farming, reveals manager
Dhoni's manager and childhood friend Mihir Diwakar gave a peek into the trailblazer's reclusive life at his home in Ranchi.
Ganguly, who had handed Dhoni his international debut against Bangladesh on 23 December, 2004, recalled how he rose to fame with his 148 against Pakistan batting at Number three.
What transforms elite athletes into mean, high-performing machines? Ramji Srinivasan, fitness trainer of the 2011 World Cup-winning team, explains in this latest edition of Firstpost Masterclass.
Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey backed Rohit Sharma to flourish as a Test opener in India's tour Down Under later this year.
In a lengthy post on social media, Virat Kohli shared his experience of leading the Indian team for the first time in the 2014-15 tour of Australia.
Rahul Dravid asked Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar to skip 2007 T20 World Cup to give chance to youngsters
Rajput said that it was Dravid who convinced Tendulkar and Ganguly to not play the 2007 T20 World Cup. Dravid had captained the team in 50-over World Cup.
Irfan Pathan, who played under Dhoni as part of both the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning team and the 2013 Champions Trophy-clinching side, said the years, as they went by, changed Dhoni the captain in more ways than one.