Chennai Super Kings talisman Suresh Raina hailed captain MS Dhoni’s impact on the Indian team and the confidence he brings to CSK ahead of Vivo IPL 13.

Vivo IPL 13 will see the return of MS Dhoni to cricketing action after the World Cup last year. Speaking exclusively to The Super Kings show on Star Sports Tamil, Raina said, “I think we have the best captain who has changed the Indian team like anything. Now we have that same aura in our dressing room.”

With three restricted stands finally being reopened, CSK will finally have a full house when they play their home matches this season and Chinna Thala urged fans to fill the stadium in every CSK home game. “We have all the seats available. Hopefully, we’ll have more fans now so that there is it will be more energy on the field,” Raina said.

Raina also expressed his excitement about playing with CSK’s latest acquisitions and said, “This year we have a lot of new talent in our team. Piyush is there, then we have Hazelwood, Sam Curran, Sai Kishore from Tamil Nadu, he has been bowling really well for them. So, I think we have a lot of mixture of youngsters and seniors.”