IPL 2024 Auction CSK: Retained, Released And Target Players List. It’s been approximately six months since the conclusion of IPL (Indian Premier League) 2023, and all 10 teams are gearing up for the IPL 2024, slated to kick off in late March. There are speculations about the latter part of the tournament relocating to UAE or USA due to the Lok Sabha elections in India.
The reigning champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), led by MS Dhoni, secured their fifth IPL title by defeating Gujarat Titans on May 30, 2023 at Ahmedabad. CSK, now tied with Mumbai Indians for the most IPL titles, is set to defend their championship in the upcoming season. Before that, they’ll participate in the IPL 2024 auction scheduled for 19 December in Dubai.
IPL 2023 CSK Team Players List
Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Devon Conway, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma, Sisanda Magala, Akash Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki.
CSK Retained Players for IPL 2024:
MS Dhoni (c) Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Ajinkya Rahane, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana
As IPL 2024 auctions approach, CSK aims to maintain a formidable squad, retaining key players who have been instrumental in their past seasons, including captain MS Dhoni, top-scorer Devon Conway, and others who played crucial roles like Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, and Moeen Ali.
Predicted CSK Released Players for IPL 2024:
S Senapati, Ben Stokes, Sisanda Magala, Nishant Sindhu, Kyle Jamieson, Simarjeet Singh, Shaik Rasheed
Despite being big names, Ben Stokes, who faced a season-ending toe injury, and Sisanda Magala, who played only two matches, are likely to be released by CSK. In addition, Kyle Jamieson’s back surgery sidelining him for the entire IPL 2023 season may lead to his release. Simarjeet Singh and Shaik Rasheed, who remained on the bench throughout the previous season, are also expected to be released by the franchise ahead of the IPL 2024 auction.
CSK Target Players in IPL 2024 Auction:
Gerald Coetzee, Kane Williamson, Rachind Ravindra, Manish Pandey, Prasidh Krishna.
With the IPL 2024 auction approaching on 19 December, in Dubai CSK is reportedly eyeing key players to bolster their squad. CSK management is closely watching some players who are performing exceptionally well in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023. South African fast bowler Gerald Coetzee has been very impressive in the tournament with 18 wickets. CSK can target Gerald in the IPL 2024 auction.
Young Kiwi batsman Rachin Ravindra has scored 565 runs in 9 matches so far. New Zealand’s Kane Williamson, who missed IPL 2023 due to injury, is a prime target. England all-rounder Sam Curran, despite a challenging IPL 2023, might see interest from CSK. Other potential targets include Indian batsman Manish Pandey, and fast bowler Prasidh Krishna.
CSK IPL 2024 Coaching Staff:
- Head Coach: Stephen Fleming
- Batting Coach: Mike Hussey
- Bowling Coach: Dwayne Bravo
- Bowling Consultant: Eric Simmons
- Trainer: Gregory King
- Manager: R Russell
- Masseur: Khalil Khan
- Logistics Manager: Sanjay Natarajan
- Physio: Tommy Simsek
- High-Performance Analyst: Lakshmi Narayanan
- Fielding Coach: Rajiv Kumar
The coaching staff for CSK in IPL 2024 is led by Head Coach Stephen Fleming, with Mike Hussey overseeing batting and Dwayne Bravo handling bowling. The team also includes specialists in various roles such as coaching, training, management.