On Thursday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni step down from his position as captain of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), passing over the leadership to all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

On their official Twitter account, CSK announced the news, saying that Dhoni will “lead Chennai Super Kings this season and beyond.”

Dhoni’s exit from Chennai indicated the end of an era for the franchise, as the wicketkeeper-batsman captained the CSK to four IPL titles (2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021),

as well as two titles during the now Champions League Twenty20 (2010 and 2014).

“MS Dhoni has decided to hand over control of the Chennai Super Kings nd has chosen Ravindra Jadeja to take over as captain. Jadeja, who has been with Chennai Super Kings since 2012, will become only the third player to manage the team,” CSK said in a statement.

In another statement, the team stated, “Dhoni will continue to represent Chennai Super Kings in this

season and beyond.”

Soon after the skipper made the announcement, all MSD fans poured tribute and we’ll wishes for their Captain via tweets: