Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad have played a huge role in my cricket journey: pacer Mukesh Choudhary

The 26-year-old Chaudhary, the leading wicket-taker for Maharashtra in the 2021/22 edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, was bought by CSK in the IPL 2022 mega auction for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.

Since then, it has been great for the fast bowler, although his team finished ninth this season. IPL 2022 ended early, playing 13 matches, taking 16 wickets with a best of 4/46 and a strike rate of 17.

Despite doing well in the domestic season, Choudhary admitted that he did not expect to be picked by CSK and was then given a chance to play more than a dozen matches.

“I never thought I’d play for Chennai Super Kings. When I was on the team bus (for the first time), Dhoni patted me on the shoulder and I was like, ‘Oh this is happening to me’ and I’m so proud Felt said Choudhary at chennaisperkings.com.

Chowdhury, who was recently signed as an overseas player by the KFC T20 Max series in Queensland along with Chetan Sakaria, said that he initially had some forgettable outings for CSK, which was followed by Dhoni’s comforting words. Gave them confidence.

“In my first two matches, I could not perform to the best of my ability. So, I used to talk to him (Dhoni) every day and even in between matches. Dhoni told me to believe in my abilities. Rutu ( Ruturaj) is my friend… so he was always with me, he supported me and gave me confidence saying, ‘You have everything, you just have to believe in yourself because it happens for every player, Where they go through this phase. After the Mumbai (Indians) game, I gained confidence and continued to bowl with that confidence,” said Choudhary, who will also train at Cricket Australia’s National Cricket Center in Brisbane and Queensland Bulls’ pre-season preparations. Will be included. Old Exchange Program with Chennai based MRF Pace Foundation.

Choudhary said that for the left-arm pacer, swing is the most powerful weapon in his arsenal.

“For a left-arm fast bowler, swing is important and what comes into the right hand is very important. The inswing is the most dangerous ball for any right-handed batsman. Length is important. You have to work and improve yourself. Requires accuracy and swing,” he said.

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