IPL 2022 probably will take place next year from mid-April. There will be a mega auction in December – January. BCCI has not yet announced the number of players for retention, but reports are indicating that this year BCCI could allow 3 or 4 players to be retained. We are assuming 4 players to be retained before IPL 2022 mega auction.
IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Predicted Four Players CSK Could Retain
There is no doubt whether CSK will retain Dhoni ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction. He is the fatherly figure for the team, carrying the entire team on his shoulders. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, CSK is the most consistent team winning the title three times and reaching the playoff stage every time except the last season.
2022 may be the final season for Dhoni as a player in IPL. MS has scored 4746 runs with a strike rate of 135.8 in 189 innings (219 matches).
Young talent and this season’s orange cap winner has impressed everybody with his splendid performance in VIVO IPL 2021. Ruturaj Gaikwad has scored 635 runs in 16 matches with a strike rate of 137.35 CSK team management will surely try to retain Gaikwad.
Ravindra Jadeja is one of the best utility players currently playing in world cricket. He has played a vital role in the success of CSK over the years with his multi-dimensional skills. Jadeja has improved his batting by leaps and bounds, and his four overs of bowling are always his asset.
He has picked 127 wickets along with scoring 2386 runs in 200 matches.
Deepak Chahar has played a crucial role in the bowling attack for CSK for the last few years. In fact, he is also the opening bowler for CSK, He has good variety in his bowling, and his death bowling has been his asset.
Deepak Chahar has improved his batting skills and has also played a few quality knocks. In VIVO IPL 2021 Chahar has picked 14 wickets in 15 matches. He has picked 59 wickets in 63 matches to date.