Chennai Super Kings team have finally started their preparations for the upcoming season of IPL. Earlier, 13 Chennai Super Kings players were found positive for Covid-19 due to which Chennai Super Kings quarantine was extended. Now the things have got better for the team. In the latest test done all the Chennai Super Kings players are found corona negative and CSK is finally having practice sessions on field.
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Chennai Super Kings team is of the most successful teams in IPL history. They have reached eight IPL finals winning at Three occasions- 2010, 2011 and 2018. This season Chennai will be aiming to win their 4th title. However, prior to the tournament Chennai Super Kings 2020 squad suffer a huge setback. Veteran Batsman Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh has pulled out of IPL 2020. They have a bag full of experience which could have helped the team during the tournament.
Chennai Super Kings roaster for 2020 has underwent few alterations. CSK bought four players from IPL auction- Piyush Chawala (6.75 crore), Sam Curran (5.5 crore), Jose Hazelwood (2 crore) and R Sai Kishore (20 lakh).
Chennai Super Kings 2020 team size- 22 players
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain)- MS Dhoni is wicket keeper batsman for the Chennai Super Kings. He played and captained the Indian National Team before retiring in August 2020. Dhoni is the only captain to win all the ICC trophies.
Shane Watson- Shane Watson is an Australian International. He plays as all-rounder for the team. Watson has time and again proved his worth at CSK.
Faf Du Plessis- The south African is known of his blastering innings and quick reflexes in fielding. He will play a key role for Chennai Super Kings this season.
Ambati Rayudu- Rayudu joined Chennai Super Kings in 2018. Since then he has been a backbone of Chennai’s middle order.
Kedar Jadhav- The Indian international joined CSK from RCB in 2018 for 7.8 crore. He contributes from both batting and bowling.
Ravinder Jadega- He is also known as Jaddu. Jadega plays as a bowling arounder for CSK. He joined CSK back in 2012.
Imran Tahir- Right Arm off break bowler won the Purple cap in 2019 season. He took 26 wickets.
Dwayne Bravo- Bravo is one of the key players of CSK squad. The 36 years old is known for his deceiving slow deliveries.
Jose Hazelwood- The Australian is bought for 2 crore in this IPL auction and will lead Chennai bowling attack this season.
Murli Vijay- He is the opening batsman for the team. He has the responsibility of providing an adequate start to the team. Vijay plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic circuit.
|Faf De Plessis||South Africa||Batsman|
|Ravinder Jadega||India||Spin Bowler|
|Mitchell Santer||New Zealand||All Rounder|
|Sam Curran||Australia||All Rounder|
|Karn Sharma||India||Spin Bowler|
|Imran Tahir||South Africa||Spin Bowler|
|Piyush Chawala||India||Spin Bowler|
|R Sai Kishore||India||Spin Bowler|
|Dawyne Bravo||West Indies||Fast Bowler|
|Shardul Thakur||India||Fast Bowler|
|Deepak Chahar||India||Fast Bowler|
|Lungi Ndidi||South Africa||Fast Bowler|
|Josh Hazelwood||Australia||Fast Bowler|
|Monu Kumar||India||Fast Bowler|
|KM Asif||India||Fast Bowler|