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IPL 2023: Steve Smith Praised MS Dhoni’s Calmness On His Latest Interview With Star Sports. This year, the Indian Premier League will resume its traditional home-and-away structure after three years. On March 31, 2023, MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Gujarat Titans will play their first game at Ahmedabad.

Steve Smith, a famous batsman from Australia, has unveiled a video detailing his return to the IPL 2023. But this time, he’s joining the official broadcaster of IPL 2023 Star Sports as a commentator rather than making a comeback as a player.

Steve Smith has joined the elite tournament’s expert panel. Smith will make his broadcast debut with Star Sports, bringing his priceless knowledge and experience to the network’s already excellent line-up of panellists, the broadcaster announced in a statement.

Recently, Steve Smith showed his support for captain cool MS Dhoni while speaking with Star Sports. Smith discussed his time with Pune Super Giant and his time playing alongside Dhoni.

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“I believe it’s the calmness that Dhoni displays” (was the learning). We witnessed how calm he was throughout his career. He didn’t appear to be bothered by any feelings. That’s something I’ve definitely learned from him, not only during that season, but simply by seeing him go about his job,” Smith remarked on Star Sports.

Steve Smith has formerly played for the Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, as well as the Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Rising Pune Supergiant, and Pune Warriors India, all of which are no longer in existence. In the 2017 IPL, he also guided Pune to a runner-up finish.

Story Behind CSK Banned & M.S. Dhoni Playing With Pune Super Giants

It is well known, MS Dhoni represents Chennai Super Kings in the IPL and is a steadfast supporter of the franchise. Since the start of the IPL, Dhoni has been playing with them. Nevertheless, Dhoni played for the now-defunct Rising Pune Super Giant franchise for two years.

When certain Rajasthan Royals players were detained by Delhi Police for spot-fixing in 2013, the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were accused of being involved. The investigation lasted for two years. In July 2015, Supreme Court appointed RM Lodha Committee imposed a 2-year prohibit on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR).

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As a result, MS Dhoni played for the Rising Pune Super Giants in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Steve Smith played under Dhoni. Unfortunately, things did not go well between the owners and Dhoni, and the captaincy of Pune was handed over to Steve Smith in 2017.

Steve led the club to the 2017 IPL finals, where they were defeated by the Mumbai Indians in a nail-biting finish.

Full Squad of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) For IPL 2023

MS Dhoni, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Ben Stokes, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, K. Bhagath Varma, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ajay Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Sisanda Magala, Kyle Jamieson.