Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni efficiently underwent a left knee surgical procedure in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday, elevating hopes of enjoying within the seventeenth version of Indian Premier League subsequent 12 months.Dhoni, who led Chennai Tremendous Kings to their fifth IPL title, had flown to Mumbai from Ahmedabad after the ultimate on Monday and consulted famend sports activities orthopaedic surgeon Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala, who can be on the BCCI medical panel and had carried out surgical procedures on various high Indian cricketers, together with Rishabh Pant.
“Sure, Dhoni has had a profitable knee surgical procedure on the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday. He’s doing tremendous and the surgical procedure occurred within the morning. I don’t have particulars. I’m but to get all the small print in regards to the nature of surgical procedure and different issues,” CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan confirmed to PTI.”He might be discharged in a day or two. He can be resting for a couple of days earlier than his in depth rehabilitation begins. It’s now anticipated that he would have sufficient time to get match to play within the subsequent IPL,” one other supply near CSK administration informed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Dhoni had performed your complete season with heavy strapping on his left knee and whereas he seemed completely tremendous throughout wicket-keeping, he got here into bat as little as No. 8 at occasions and didn’t look in his component whereas operating between the wickets. On Wednesday, Viswanathan had stated that whether or not Dhoni needs to bear surgical procedure might be utterly the enduring captain’s name.
After the IPL last, Dhoni had stated: “If you happen to circumstantially see, it’s the very best time to announce retirement. The simple factor for me to say is thanks and retire. However the onerous factor to do is to work onerous for 9 months and attempt to play yet one more IPL season. The physique has to carry up. However the quantity of affection I’ve obtained from CSK followers, it might be a present for them to play yet one more season.”The way in which they’ve proven their love and emotion, it’s one thing I must do for them. It’s the final a part of my profession. It began over right here and full home was chanting my title. It was similar factor in Chennai, however it is going to be good to come back again and play no matter I can. The form of cricket I play, they really feel they’ll play that cricket. There’s nothing orthodox about it and I prefer to hold it easy.” PTI