India, May 15 -- For MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings, it was a remarkable turnaround in the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The three-time IPL title-winners failed to even make it through to the playoffs in 2020, finishing at the 7th position in the table. But this time around, CSK came back with a renewed vigour and went on to win five out of seven games to reach the 2nd position in the table before the tournament was suspended.

Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra admitted that he was surprised to CSK's transformation, and explained the areas in which CSK had improved in IPL 2021.

"There was a vast difference between IPL 2020 and IPL 2021. CSK played like a Dad's Army in 2020 and everyone got the superpowers as soon as 2021 came. Th...