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IPL 2021 Auction | Complete Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Squad and Final list of Players

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK) had a forgettable outing in the last IPL season as they finished second last. Even though they started with a win against Mumbai Indians, they went through a poor run of form as they kept losing games. They did end up winning their last three games but it was too late by then.

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However, CSK made some exciting reinforcements to their squad during the IPL 2021 Auction. Here we’ll take a look at them.

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2021 Squad: Retained Players

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa (Traded in)

 

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2021 Squad: Released Players ahead of Auction 

Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson (retired), Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Monu Kumar, Harbhajan Singh

Salary cap remaining: Rs 19.9 crores  

Overall slots remaining: 6

Overseas slots remaining: 1

 

Where Chennai Super Kings stood among all squads before IPL 2021 Auction

VIVO IPL 2021/ Squad Size/Salary Cap/Available Slots
Franchise No of Players No of Overseas Players Total  money spent (Rs.) Salary cap available (Rs.) Available Slots Overseas Slots
CSK 19 7 65.1 19.9 6 1
DC 17 5 71.6 13.4 8 3
KXIP 16 3 31.8 53.2 9 5
KKR 17 6 74.25 10.75 8 2
MI 18 4 69.65 15.35 7 4
RR 16 5 47.15 37.85 9 3
RCB 14 5 49.6 35.4 11 3
SRH 22 7 74.25 10.75 3 1

 

Chennai Super Kings squad before IPL 2021 auction

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa (Traded in)

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) IPL 2021 Auction Purchases

Moeen Ali (INR 7 crore), Krishnappa Gowtham, Harisankar Reddy, Bhagvath Varma and Cheteshwar Pujara

Final Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Squad for IPL 2021

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa (Traded in), Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Harisankar Reddy, Bhagvath Varma and Cheteshwar Pujara



Prasenjit Dey is a freelance cricket writer with bylines across various reputed national and international publications like Cricbuzz, The Cricketer, The Hindu, The New Daily, Firstpost, The Quint and The Citizen among others.