The IPL 2023 auction was held in Kochi in December 2023. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) required him to buy eight players to complete a 25-player squad. The franchise previously held 18 players and during the holding period he released 8 players. They had a remaining purse of 20.45 crore to complete their roster.
Initially, a total of 991 players registered for his IPL 2023 auction, including 714 Indians and his 277 overseas. BCCI then decided to narrow the list down from 991 to 405. Previously, ten teams retained a total of 163 players and released 85 players during the retention period.
After the auction, they were able to complete his 25-player roster, but he only had 1.5 kroner left in his wallet. Kasi Viswanathan, CEO of CSK, said he was very happy with the player he got at the auction.
The franchise will be without Dwayne his bravo, who announced his retirement from the IPL earlier this year. Bravo has scored 183 scalps in the IPL, 140 of which retired as CSK’s wicket taker. He also scored over 1000 runs with the franchise’s racquet.
CSK ideally needed an Indian pacer backing Chahar, an Indian spinner, an Indian wicket-keeper batsman backing MS Dhoni, and a specialist all-rounder among the seven spots to be filled. , managed to bag Ben Stokes for a whopping Rs 1.626 crore and Kyle Jamison for a whopping $100 million. Ajinkya Rahane was another Indian player they got his half lakh.
They acquired his four uncapped players: Nishant Sindhu (60 Luck), Sk Rasheed (20 Luck), Ajinkya Rahane (50 Luck), Ajay Mandal (20 Luck) and Bhagat Verma (20 Luck). Did. In doing so they could not bag the Indian wicketkeeper in place of MS Dhoni. fN Jagadeeshan was a Tamil goalkeeper hitter for Nadu who CSK had been eyeing, but in the end he was sacked by KKR. In this article, we take a look at his 3 worst buys by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the IPL 2023 auction.
Jamieson from CSK he won a base prize of 1 cr. But with Be Stokes also part of the team as a specialist international all-rounder, Jamieson is unlikely to get a chance to play in his XI. Devon Conway, Maheesh Theekshana and Moeen Ali could be his three other foreign players in the team alongside Stokes. This could also remove Mitchell Santner from the active starting line-up. Considering he’s unlikely to win the game, Jamieson is one of CSK’s worst acquisitions.
Rahane is well past the prime of his international career. He is almost 35 years old and last season at KKR he averaged 19.00 in only 133 runs in 7 games. Rahane could miss most of the game as CSK opens with his Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway. CSK’s middle class includes Ambati Rayudu, Moen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ben Stokes and Ravindra Jadeja. So Rahane is unlikely to fit in the first XI. His only options are for the regular to get injured or for Rayudu to lose form in third place. So when it comes to selection, Rahane has not been a thoughtful purchase from his CSK.
Mandal is a left-handed all-rounder from Madhya Pradesh who has scored well in domestic cricket. He has scored his nearly 1300 runs in first-class cricket and is also close to 100 wickets. As an all-rounder, his home T20 numbers aren’t bad either. He has hit almost 130 with his racquet and in 34 games he has taken 28 wickets. With Stokes, Jadeja and Dube already in his top eleven, the youngster may have to wait for his chance.