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IPL 2024 final likely to be held in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on May 26

IPL 2024 final likely to be held in Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium on May 26

IPL 2024: According to sources within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the final of the Indian Premier League 2024 is likely to be held in Chennai. Tentatively scheduled for May 26, the final match is expected to take place at the home venue of last year’s defending champions, the Chennai Super Kings, as per tradition.

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, renowned as India’s largest sports stadium, will play host to one Qualifier and one Eliminator match. Additionally, another Qualifier match is slated to take place in Chennai, according to reports.

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The anticipation surrounding the knockout matches in Chennai is palpable, especially with the speculation surrounding Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s potential last IPL series. Fans of the iconic ‘Thala’ are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to witness Dhoni’s final moments in the IPL, particularly in their city.

Adding to the intrigue, Chennai Super Kings announced via social media on March 21 that MS Dhoni had relinquished the captaincy to Ruturaj Gaikwad ahead of the TATA IPL 2024. Gaikwad, a pivotal member of the team since 2019, has amassed significant experience with 52 IPL matches under his belt. The team expresses optimism for the upcoming season under his leadership.

Known for his penchant for surprising fans with headline-worthy decisions, Dhoni has a knack for making significant announcements seemingly out of the blue. His decision to step down as CSK captain caught many off guard, echoing the shock that ensued when he retired from international cricket.

The sentiment among fans following Dhoni’s announcement was one of poignant reflection, with many expressing their admiration and gratitude for his tenure as captain. The BCCI has taken into account the dates of the general elections in confirming the IPL schedule, with an official release expected imminently.

Also read: Milestone Alert: MS Dhoni Sets New Record for Most Run-Outs in IPL History

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