CSK IPL 2024 Squad After IPL Auction

CSK IPL 2024 Squad after the IPL Auction 2024: A Detailed List along with the Top New Buys

Subsequently witnessing some expensive bidding during the grand event, perfectly sets the CSK IPL 2024 Squad after the IPL 2024 auction. The franchise has included New Zealand’s top performers based on the World Cup 2023 tournament.

Chennai Super Kings is one such franchise that wasn’t open to trading. The CEO of CSK Kasi Viswanathan highlighted that the 5-time defending champions haven’t approached Mumbai Indians for such discussions.

Ahead of the IPL auction, CSK spent nearly INR 70 crores to retain its valuable players.

Once again, CSK will be captained by the legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. and Stephen Fleming  will continue as the CSK head coach in the forthcoming season.

Interestingly, debutant players like Rachin Ravindra, Sameer Rizvi, and Avanish Rao Aravelly will gain precious experience by getting well-trained under MS Dhoni’s guidance.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) conducted one of its most successful auctions ever witnessing many twists and turns during the grand event.

Surprisingly, Sameer Rizvi became the most expensive uncapped player in the IPL 2024 auction. Moreover, the 20-year-old cricketer hits the jackpot with CSK by becoming the 7th most expensive uncapped player in IPL history.

An overall of eight all-rounders are included in the list of CSK IPL 2024 squad after the IPL 2024 auction. Also, Ravindra Jadeja was retained with the highest amount of INR 16 crores whereas, Daryll Mitchell was the most expensive purchase of INR 14 crores.

Notably, Dayll Mitchell joined the CSK family and became the 3rd most expensive player in the IPL 2024 auction.

Moreover, Chennai Super Kings were left with a purse value of INR 1 crore, after the IPL auction 2024 concluded successfully at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.

Also, it was a homecoming moment for Shardul Thakur who was part of the winning squad in the IPL 2021.

Players released from CSK Squad ahead of the IPL 2024 Auction:

To gain a purse value of INR 31.40 crores, CSK released these eight players from the squad ahead of the IPL auction 2024:

1.Ben StokesEnglandAll-rounder
2.Ambati RayuduIndiaBatsman
3.Kyle JamiesonNew ZealandBowler
4.Sisanda MagalaSouth AfricaBowler
5.Dwaine PretoriusSouth AfricaAll-rounder
6.Bhagath VarmaIndiaAll-rounder
7.Subhranshu SenapatiIndiaBatsman
8.Akash SinghIndiaBowler

6 Costliest Buys for the CSK Squad after the IPL 2024 Auction: From ‘Daryll Mitchell’ to ‘Avanish Rao Aravelly’

Ahead of the IPL auction, Chennai Super Kings has 6 slots available to fill. Out of which 3 overseas players can be included. As a result,

The CSK IPL 2024 squad after the auction powered by including these top 6 players, made one of the costliest purchases:

S.NoPlayerNationPurchase Amount (INR)RoleBatting StyleBowling Style
1.Daryll MitchellNew Zealand14 CroresAll-rounderRight-HandedMedium pacer
2.Sameer RizviIndia8.40 CroresBatsmanRight-HandedOff-spin  
3.Shardul ThakurIndia4 croresAll-rounderRight-HandedMedium pacer
4.Mustafizur RahmanBangladesh2 croresBowlerLeft-handedMedium pacer
5.Rachin RavindraNew Zealand1.8 croresAll-rounderLeft-handedSpin
6.Avanish Rao AravellyIndia20 LakhsBatsmanLeft-handedNA

Complete list of CSK IPL 2024 Squad after the Auction: Player’s stats and records along with the retention price

Here is the complete list of the CSK IPL 2024 squad after the IPL 2024 auction tabulated below along with the player’s stats and prices:

CSK players list 2024: List of 25-member squad

S.NoPlayerRoleNationStatusPrice (INR) Runs in IPLTotal wickets in IPL
1.Ruturaj GaikwadBatsmanIndiaRetained6 crores1797NA
2.Devon ConwayBatsmanNew ZealandRetained1 crore924NA
3. Ajinkya RahaneBatsmanIndiaRetained50 lakhs44001
4.Deepak ChaharBowlerIndiaRetained14 crores8072
5.Daryll MitchellAll-rounderNew ZealandNew Buy14 crores33NA
6.Rachin RavindraAll-rounderNew ZealandNew Buy (Debut)1.8 croresNANA
7.MS Dhoni (C)Batsman  / WicketkeeperIndiaRetained12 crores5082NA
8.Ravindra JadejaAll-rounderIndiaRetained16 crores2692152
9.Mustafizur RahmanBowlerBangladeshNew Buy2 crores1347
10. Shivam DubeAll-rounderIndiaRetained4 crores11064
11.Sameer RizviBatsmanIndiaNew Buy (Debut)8.4 croresNANA
12.Shardul ThakurAll-rounderIndiaNew Buy4 crores28689
13.Matheesha PathiranaBowlerSri LankaRetained20 lakhsNA21
14.Avanish Rao AravellyBatsmanIndiaNew Buy (Debut)20 lakhsNANA
15.Mitchell SantnerAll-rounderNew ZealandRetained1.90 crores5613
16.Moeen AliAll-rounderSouth AfricaRetained8 crores103433
17.Maheesh TheekshanaBowlerSri LankaRetained70 lakhs723
18.Mukesh ChoudharyBowlerIndiaRetained20 lakhs616
19.Tushar DeshpandeBowlerIndiaRetained20 lakhs2125
20.Prashant SolankiBowlerIndiaRetained1.20 croresNA2
21.Ajay MandalBowlerIndiaRetained ( Debut) 20 lakhsNANA
22.Nishant SindhuAll-rounderIndiaRetained ( Debut)60 lakhsNANA
23.Rajvardhan HangargekarBowlerIndiaRetained1.50 croresNA3
24.Shaik RasheedBatsmanIndiaRetained ( Debut)20 lakhsNANA
25.Simarjeet SinghBowlerIndiaRetained20 lakhs74

CSK Squad after the IPL 2024 Auction: Overall Facts

From the above list of the 25-member squad,  it becomes evident that CSK included 8 overseas players as shown below:

  1. New Zealand: Rachin Ravindra, Daryll Mitchell, Devon Conway, and Mitchell Santner
  2. South Africa: Moeen Ali
  3. Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman
  4. Sri Lanka: Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana

A maximum of 4 New Zealand players are included in the CSK squad after the IPL 2024 auction. Whereas, Moeen Ali from South Africa and Mustafizur Rahim from Bangladesh are the only players from their nations in the squad.

Compared to the previous year’s winning squad, Chennai Super Kings have fueled their pace bowling unit by inviting Shardul Thakur and Mustafizur Rahman. At the same time, their batting line-up is boosted with the inclusion of the World Cup 2023 star performers namely Rachin Ravindra and Daryll Mitchell.

Furthermore, Sameer Rizvithe uncapped young debutant batsman, has the potential to smash sixes that further reinforce the squad.

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