CSK and RR were suspended from the Indian Premier League (IPL) by the the Supreme Court after a match-fixing scandal erupted in the year 2013.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Former captain of the Indian cricket team and current wicket keeper in the Indian squad, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a small town boy from Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi, who is an epitome of rags to riches. Tauted as India’s most successful captain ever; under his leadership India went on to win all the three ICC World Trophies- 2007 T20 World Cup, 2011 ODI Cricket World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy. In early 2017 he stepped down from captaincy and was succeeded by Virat Kohli.
Coming from a humble background of a middle class family, Dhoni worked as TT in the Indian railways for three years. Starting his career with playing at district level, state level and then representing Bihar in the first class Ranji trophy, Dhoni debuted in 2004 against Bangladesh. And since then, achievements in his cap of glory have never stopped being added. Adjudged as ICC player of the year in 2008, he has been awarded with Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
In the international cricket career spanning 13years, he has scored 9,275 ODI runs as on Feb 2017 in 286 matches with a whooping average of almost 51. In 90 Test matches so far, he has scored almost 5000 runs.
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