After struggling an enormous setback within the earlier version of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) would look to fill the gaps within the IPL 2021 public sale on Thursday. The franchise roped in a complete of six gamers within the mini-auction on Thursday.
Moeen Ali was the notable addition within the CSK squad because the three-time IPL winner bagged the England worldwide for Rs 7 crores. Aside from the all-rounder, the workforce additionally spent a whopping Rs 9.25 crore on Krishnappa Gowtham, making him the most-expensive uncapped Indian within the historical past of the league.
Whereas CSK launched most of its senior gamers, the franchise confirmed nice religion on Suresh Raina, who regardless of not being with the aspect within the earlier version was retained. Raina’s inclusion will present CSK with the much-required depth within the middle-order, one thing which felt missing within the final version.
Retained: MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore, Sam Curran
Bought: Moeen Ali (7 crores), Krishnappa Gowtham (9.25 crore), Cheteshwar Pujara (50 lakhs), Harishankar Reddy (20 lakhs), Ok Bhagath Varma (20 lakhs), Hari Nishanth (20 lakhs)
Launched: Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson (retired), Monu Singh, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay