Matthew Hayden expects Ben Stokes to be CSK's X-factor in IPL 2023

Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden has identified Ben Stokes as the X-factor for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023,

after the England all-rounder was bought for a record Rs 16.25 crore.

While acknowledging Stokes' critics, Hayden said that the CSK regime, which focuses on cricket, provides Stokes with the opportunity to realise his potential.

Harbhajan Singh, former India off-spinner, said he would be keeping an eye on Ravindra Jadeja,

who he expects to be pushed higher up the batting order.

He also emphasized Jadeja's ability as a top all-rounder in world cricket.

Chennai Super Kings, who start their campaign with a match against Gujarat Titans, have added Stokes to their star-studded squad for the upcoming season.

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