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IPL 2020 Auctions: CSK Spends As Many As ₹6.75 crores On Piyush Chawla
By CricShots - Dec 19, 2019 4:17 pm
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the upcoming edition of 2020 has started at Kolkata and it will be engrossing to see how each of the teams finally shapes up. Here is what the last season runner-ups Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is up to in the auctions.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

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Chennai Super Kings’ celebration after winning the IPL 2018 trophy

Before the Auction

Players Released: Chaitanya Bishnoi, Sam Billings, Dhruv Shorey, David Willey, and Mohit Sharma.

Players Retained: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, M Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif.

Purse Remaining (after the auction):  ₹15 Lakhs

Sam Curran

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Sam Curran

Sam Curran has been bought by Chennai Super Kings for the not-inconsiderable sum of ₹5.5 crores. He did well enough for KXIP last year so he will be a good addition to the three-time champions.

Piyush Chawla

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Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla sparked a bidding war between CSK and KXIP before the former snaring him up for a mind-boggling amount of ₹6.75 crores. One can’t just ignore the fact that he is the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the history of the tournament.

Josh Hazlewood

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Josh Hazlewood

Unexpectedly, Chennai Supper Kings bought the services of the veteran Australian fast bowler, Josh Hazlewood for his base price of ₹2 crores.

R Sai Kishore

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R Sai Kishore

Chennai Supper Kings bought the services of the spinner R Sai Kishore for his base price of ₹20 lakhs.

Final CSK Squad for IPL 2020

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, M Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Kedar Jadhav, Lungi Ngidi, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Sam Curran, Piyush Chawla, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore