2023 may be MS Dhoni's last year in the CSK team as a player. The CSK management is looking for a captain who can serve for the next 5 years.
Opener Rituraj Gaikwad was the most consistent player for CSK for the past few seasons. He could also be a great option as the captain of CSK.
Former Australian captain Steve Smith has an excellent captaincy record and has captained RR and RPS. He could be a great pick for the captain of CSK.
Manish Pandey was known for being the first Indian to score an IPL century and also has captaincy experience as he has captained the Karnataka team.
Ben Stokes is the recently announced Test captain for the English cricket team and could be an excellent option for captaincy.
Eoin Morgan has been the captain of the White Ball England team and KKR in the last few seasons. He has a lot of experience in T20 matches.