IPL Auction 2021: Chennai Super Kings Full Squad
IPL Auction 2021: Full squad list of MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
Indian all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham has become the most expensive purchase for Chennai Super Kings at the IPL Auction 2021, fetching a successful bid of Rs 9.25 crore.
The 32-year-old right-hand batsman has played 24 IPL matches so far across teams like Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals and Kings Punjab. Gowtham, who had a base price of Rs 20 lakh, had played with Punjab in IPL 2020.
Following an intense bidding war with Kings Punjab, Chennai Super Kings also bagged English all-rounder Moeen Ali for Rs 7 crore. The 33-year-old left-hand batsman has played 19 IPL and 34 T20 matches so far.
He had last played with Royal Challengers Bengaluru in 2020.
In addition to these two, Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has been sold to CSK for Rs 50,00,000. Pujara has played 30 IPL matches so far with KKR, RCB and Kings Punjab.
CSK also bought Indian bowler M Harisankar Reddy Bowler for Rs 20 lakhs. The 22-year-old right-hand will be playing in IPL for the first time in 2021.
Moreover, 22-year-old Indian all-rounder K Bhagath Varma and 24-year-old batsman C Hari Nishaanth have been Rs 20 lakh. Both will be participating in IPL for the first time in 2021.
With this, CSK has Rs 2,55,00,000 more left for the bidding process.
- MS Dhoni
- Suresh Raina
- Ambati Rayudu
- Robin Uthappa
- KM Asif
- Deepak Chahar
- Dwayne Bravo
- Faf du Plessis
- Imran Tahir
- N Jagadeesan
- Karn Sharma
- Lungi Ngidi
- Mitchell Santner
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Shardul Thakur
- Sam Curran
- Josh Hazlewood
- R Sai Kishore
- Moeen Ali
- Krishnappa Gowtham
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- M Harisankar Reddy
- K Bhagath Varma
- C Hari Nishaanth
Chennai Super Kings had their worst season outing in 2020 when they finished seventh in the standings, ahead only of Rajasthan Royals.
In the off season, they released Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla and Monu Singh. Shane Watson is also out of the squad list after announcing his retirement during the 2020 season.
However, CSK did bring in one player during the transfer window, signing Robin Uthappa from Rajasthan Royals.
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