While Indian cricket fans are planning to enjoy the second leg of IPL 2021 in September-October later this year, IPL franchises are keeping a close eye on IPL 2022 too. The 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League will witness a mega auction and two new teams will be joining the cash-rich T20 league.
Due to the mega auction in IPL 2022, franchises will be aiming to pick the best players so as to strengthen their squad.
According to reports, each franchise will be able to retain 4 players ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. These players can be 2 domestic players and 2 overseas players or a combination of 3 domestic and 1 overseas player. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is one of the powerful teams in the Indian Premier League with 3 titles in the tournament so far.
The team showcased a great performance in IPL 2021’s first half, winning 5 matches out of 7. Here we take a look at 4 players that Chennai Super Kings might retain in IPL 2022 mega auction.
IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 4 Players That Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Might Retain
Ravindra Jadeja is the 2nd player that CSK might retain in IPL 2022 mega auctions. The Indian all-rounder has spent a lot of time with the franchise and is among one of the core members of the team. Jadeja has played for Chennai Super Kings from the IPL 2012 edition. He re-joined the franchise in the 2018 season when the team made a comeback in the tournament after a ban of two years.
In IPL 2021, the 32-year-old player executed a spectacular all-round performance for the team. He scored 131 runs in 6 innings at an average of 131 and strike rate of 161+. The left-arm spinner also picked 6 wickets for the team in 7 games at an economy of 6.70. Jadeja also played an impeccable knock of 62 runs off 28 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore along with scalping 3 wickets and one run-out in the game.