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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

Suresh Raina quashes CSK’s ‘aged team’ tag

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Gurugram : Star cricketer Suresh Raina has quashed talks about Chennai Super Kings (CSK) being an ‘aged team’ in Indian Premier League (IPL), as he on Thursday said experience is also an equally important characteristic and cited team’s performance in the league.

“People have been saying that our team is quite aged, but you need experience. All credit goes to Dhoni as you can see he is playing freely. In the IPL, he has shown that he can still play very well despite being 35-36,” Raina said.

Currently, CSK has players like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh, who all are over 34 years old.

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In regard to the tournament, wherein the CSK has qualified for the playoffs, Raina said the job is still half done. “Nobody remembers the runner-up. Everybody looks up to the winner. If we win this time, then the harsh memories of the finals that we lost in previous editions of IPL will go away.”

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Published on: Friday, May 18, 2018, 12:16 AM IST
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