The picture of all the teams for the next season of the world’s most popular T20 league IPL has been cleared. The auction for IPL 2020 took place in Kolkata on Thursday. A total of 338 players were shortlisted for the IPL auction. But 62 of these players were bid. Chennai Superkings is one of the most popular teams of IPL. Let us know which players this Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) team bid on.
Three-time champions Chennai Super Kings released six players Mohit Sharma, Sam Billings, Chaitanya Bishnoi, David Willey, Dhruv Shore and Scott Kuggelejan under the IPL Trade Window this year. This created a place for new players in his team.
The last runner-up Chennai Super Kings placed bets on four players in the auction held on December 19. These include two Indian and two foreign players. Chennai bought leg-spinner Piyush Chawala for 6.75 crores. Chawla was the most expensive Indian player in the auction. Apart from this, he bought young spinner R Sai Kishore for 20 lakhs.
Chennai Super Kings team: MS Dhoni (captain), Piyush Chawla, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, N.K. Jagadeesan, Monu Singh, Mitchell Santner, Lungi Ngidi, R Gaikwad, Murali Vijay.
The Chennai Superkings placed bets on foreign players, including England all-rounder Sam Curran and Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood. They bought Sam Karen for 5.50 crores. Apart from this, they bid two crores on Josh Hazlewood.