Why Dhoni’s CSK is a Lot Like Modi’s BJP

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Why Dhoni’s CSK is a Lot Like Modi’s BJP

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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hennai Super Kings have been dominating the IPL just like the BJP has, until recently, been dominating state elections. And much like India’s political scenario, the cricket contest too, has now become a case of CSK vs the rest.

CSK is a T20 winning machine, with two IPL titles and two CLT20 titles. CSK knows how to go far in the IPL, the same way the BJP knows how to win elections. The Indian Premier League is not that different from politics – there’s a lot of money involved, people change teams and loyalties all the time, and a lot of it is fixed.

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