Dhoni will be making his comeback to competitive cricket after a gap of more than 14 months.
Chopra also lauded Sehwag for his "brutal honesty".
Both the players share a special camaraderie.
Dhoni hasn't played any form of cricket since the 2019 World Cup semi-finals.
Chopra stated he would’ve gone with Malinga, had he been on prime of his career.
Mahela Jayawardene to lead the XI.
The IPL is set to mark Dhoni's comeback in competitive cricket after more than 14 months.