CSK Management at the 2024 IPL Auction │ Image: X (Foresay Sports)

CSK CEO after the 2024 IPL Auction: The management team of the Chennai Super Kings always enter the auction with a clear strategy in their mind. CSK prefer to go after only those players which they feel will fulfil their squad requirements and something similar was seen in the 2024 Auction.

CSK bought a total of 6 players at the 2024 IPL Auction which include 3 Indian players and 3 Overseas players & they spent a total of 30.40 crore rupees to buy these 6 players and even after spending such a large amount of money on these players, the CSK management managed to save 1 crore rupees from their auction Purse.

This article will provide all the information regarding what CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan said after managing to buy 6 players in the 2024 IPL Auction.

List of players bought by CSK at the 2024 IPL Auction:

  1. Daryl Mitchell (New – Zealand) – All Rounder – 14 crore rupees
  2. Sameer Rizvi (India) – Batsman – 8.40 crore rupees
  3. Shardul Thakur (India) – All-rounder – 4 crore rupees
  4. Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh) – Bowler – 2 crore rupees
  5. Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand) – All-rounder – 1.80 crore rupees
  6. Avanish Rao Aravelly (India) – Wicketkeeper – 20 lakh rupees

    After buying 6 players in the auction, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan said, “I think we had a really good auction because we were successful in buying players which we wanted.Like we managed to find replacements for Dwayne Pretorius, Ben Stokes and Kyle Jameson. We were successful in getting all-rounders. We were very lucky to get Rachin Ravindra and Daryl Mitchell.”

He further added, “Aside from that, we have Mustafizur as a backup to Matheesha Pathirana, This is exactly what the team’s management desired. That is why we consider ourselves really lucky to have gotten the guys we want.”

“Shardul has rejoined the team. We are thrilled to have him on board. We acquired Shardul for a really good price because we were expecting him to go for a higher price. I am overjoyed that Shardul has returned; he previously played for CSK. He has made significant contributions to India, and I am confident he will continue to do so.” he added.

“The team management had seen Sameer Rizvi doing well in many domestic tournaments, so we felt that he would be a good backup for our batting,” CSK CEO said. We’re fortunate to have him. We were fortunate in acquiring the players required by Thala (Mahendra Singh Dhoni). We are optimistic that our squad will perform admirably with this lineup.”

Full Squad Of Chennai Super Kings After the 2024 IPL Auction:  MS Dhoni (C), Ruturaj GaikwadRavindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Ajinkya RahaneMoeen Ali, Devon Conway, Mitchell SantnerDeepak Chahar, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Tushar Deshpande, Shaik Rasheed, Prashant Solanki, Nishant Sindhu, Ajay Mandal, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Mustafizur Rahman and Avanish Rao Aravelly.

Chennai Super Kings Roster for IPL 2024 │ Image: X (Chennai Super Kings)

Composition of CSK’s IPL 2024 Squad:

Wicketkeepers: MS Dhoni (C), Devon Conway & Avanish Rao Aravelly.

Batters: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Sameer Rizvi & Shaik Rasheed.

All-rounders: Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra JadejaMitchell Santner, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Nishant Sindhu, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell and Ajay Mandal.

Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Simarjeet Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary & Mustafizur Rahman.

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