Dhoni vows to keep going for IPL’s Chennai
Dubai: Cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday vowed to be back for Chennai Super Kings in next year's Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, despite predictions of a shake-up after the team crashed out of the playoffs race. Three-time IPL winners Chennai were the first of the eight teams to drop out of contention, raising doubts about captain Dhoni's future with the franchise. But the 39-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who ended his international career in August, assured fans ahead of Chennai's last game this season that he would return in the yellow jersey. "Definitely not," Dhoni said at the toss when he was asked by former New Zealand paceman Danny Morrison if the game against Kings XI Punjab was his last for Chennai. The comment set Twitter alight with the hashtag #DefinitelyNot trending in India. - AFP