IPL 2023 CSK: Players Bought In Mini Auction, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Predicted Playing XI, Full Squad, And Coaching Staff

IPL 2023 CSK: Players Bought In Mini Auction, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Predicted Playing XI, Full Squad, And Coaching Staff. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is the most consistent team in IPL history. They have won the trophy 4 times and also have the highest winning percentage of 68.98%. MS Dhoni-led squad has over the years stamped authority over the other teams. Thanks to the fan base, they have been impressive more often than not.

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IPL 2023 Auction CSK Brief Overview

Chennai Super Kings, had their base shorted out in the IPL 2023 mini-auction. They added some utility players, who will add quality and depth to the team. They had to fill the shoes of Dwane Bravo, who has announced retirement from the Indian Premier League. The men in yellow managed to acquire prolific all-rounder Ben Stokes after spending 16.25 cores. To add to this, the franchise also got Ajinkya Rahane for only rs 50 lakh base price.

Overall, given the available purse value of Rs 20.45 cores, the team management did smart calculations and added 7 new players to their squad. They have now formulated a well-balanced squad, that is ready to compete with any team in the upcoming IPL 2023.

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Players Bought By CSK In IPL 2023 Auction:

Player NameCountryBase PriceFinal Bid price
Ben StokesEngland2 crore16.25 crores
Kyle JamiesonNew Zealand1 crore1 crore
Bhagath VarmaIndia20 lakh20 lakh
Ajay MandalIndia20 lakh20 lakh
Nishant SindhuIndia20 lakhs60 lakhs
Shaik RasheedIndia20 lakhs20 lakhs
Ajinkya RahaneIndia50 lakhs50 lakhs

IPL 2023: CSK Predicted Playing XI

Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni (captain) (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Mukesh Choudhary, Maheesh Theekshana

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway will undoubtedly be the openers for CSK in IPL 2023. They will be assisted by Ambati Rayudu and Ajinkya Rahane in the middle order.

To provide an accelerated approach, we can see Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali moving up the order. Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja will be the finishers. Talking about the bowling attack can constitute players such as Deepak Chahar, Mukesh Choudhary, and Maheesh Theekshana.

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IPL 2023: CSK Full Squad

Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Matheesha Pathirana, MS Dhoni (Captain & wicket-keeper), R Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, D Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary, Ravindra Jadeja, Kyle Jamieson, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Shivam Dube, Tushar Deshpande, Ajinkya Rahane, Ajay Mandal, Nishant Sindhu, Bhagath Varma, Shaik Rasheed.

IPL 2023 CSK Full Coaching Staff:

Stephen Fleming (head coach), Michael Hussey (batting coach), Dwayne Bravo (bowling coach), Eric Simmons (bowling consultant), Tommy Simsek (physio), Rajiv Kumar (fielding coach), Gregory King (trainer), Lakshmi Narayanan (high-performance analyst), R Russell (manager), Madhu Thottappillil (doctor), Sanjay Natarajan (logistics manager), Khalil Khan (masseur).