Chennai Super Kings IPL 2018 team: All you need to know

Chennai Super KingsChennai Super Kings have to countenance the unsatisfactory beginning at IPL 2018 auction this time. As they had to let go one of the best players Ravichandran Ashwin. As Ravichandran was an off-spinner, who has been champion over the years. This time he was sold to Kings XI Punjab for about rupees 7.6 crores. Chennai Super Kings Captain MS Dhoni had not even used his RTM card, i.e. Right To Match to fetch back Ashwin in his squad. Though earlier he was saying that he will do whatever thing to bring back Ashwin in his IPL 2-18 CSK squad. CSK is known to be one of the most influential franchises globally.

On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings bought Harbhajan Singh for rupees two crores. IPL team CSK had utilized it’s RTM to brought back Dwayne Bravo as well as Faf du Plessis. However, Dwayne Bravo was retained for the price of 6.4 crores as well as Faf du Plessis was retained for about 1.6 crores.

Strength of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018

The main strength of IPL team Chennai Super Kings is the string of players who had proved to be the match winners in the shortest form. Shane Watson proved himself in the BBL series that he is a much capable of playing amazingly in the shortest form. As CSK has to face the loss of losing the most talented senior spinner Ashwin by buying Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir as well as Harbhajan Singh. The three main pillars of IPL 11 team Chennai Super Kings will be all-time talented MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja as well as Suresh Raina.

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Weakness of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018

In 11th IPL season, Chennai Super Kings lacked the quality pacers and invested heavily in spinners this time. This time CSK has Dwayne Bravo and Shane Watson as two all-rounders who are capable of bowling medium pace.  This time MS Dhoni is only left with Deepak Chahar along with Shardul Thakur as the pacers who are recognized as the greenhouse.

Owner of Chennai Super Kings- Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited

Captain of Chennai Super Kings- MS Dhoni

Coach of Chennai Super Kings- Stephen Fleming

Goods deals at IPL 2018 auction- Imran Tahir for one crore, Faf du Plessis for 1.6 crores and Mitchell Santner for 50 lakh

IPL 2018 Chennai Super Kings full players list

In IPL 11 auctions Chennai super Kings bid very elegantly and neatly and selected players over 30 those who have much experience. In all CSK in total bought 22 players in IPL auction 2018. The squad had ended with amazing and experienced players list let’s see the full team of IPL 2018 team Chennai Super Kings:

Ambati Rayudu

Asif K M

Chaitanya Bishnoi

Dwayne Bravo  

Deepak Chahar

Dhruv Shorey

Faf Du Plessis

Harbhajan Singh

Imran Tahir,

Karn Sharma

Kanishk Seth

Kshitiz Sharma

Kedar Jadhav

Lungisani Ngidi

Monu Singh

MS Dhoni

 Mitchell Santner

Murali Vijay

Mark Wood

N Jagadeesan

Ravindra Jadeja

Suresh Raina

Shane Watson

Sam Billings

Shardul Thakur

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