The Indian Premier League (IPL) mini-auction for the upcoming season of 2023 has been taking place in Kochi and it will be interesting to see how each of the teams finally shapes up. Here is what the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are up to in the auctions.
Retained Players: MS Dhoni (c), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana.
Available Purse: ₹20.45 Crores
SK get Ajinkya Rahane for ₹50 lakhs, the four-time champions securing his services with their opening bid.
Another star all-rounder Ben Stokes was under the hammer at the moment with a base price of ₹2 crores. SRH and LSG engaged in a bidding war and CSK entered the bidding war quite late still secured the services of Ben Stokes for ₹16.25.
Kyle Jamieson went under the hammer and Chennai Super Kings made the first bid for him and managed to buy his services for INR 1 Crore ahead of IPL 2023.
- Former India U-19 batter Shaik Rasheed joins CSK for ₹20 lakhs.
- Nishant Sindhu managed to attract bids from KKR ad CSK but Chennai bought his service for INR 60 Lakh.
- Ajay Mandal and Bhagath Varma were bought by CSK for ₹20 lahks.