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IPL 2024 CSK Squad List and New Official New Players

MS Dhoni to Captain Chennai Super Kings as we look at the IPL 2024 CSK squad and the latest official players list.

The joint-most successful team in the Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings must be one of the happiest teams after the IPL 2024 Auction. Having retained a solid 19-member core, CSK got a lot of solid players in the Auction. The team successfully got in Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, and Daryl Mitchell as their top 4 players in the Auction. 

With a great Auction under their name, CSK now have 25 players in their squad including 8 overseas players. Bifurcating the players, Chennai Super Kings have 4 batters, 3 wicket-keepers, 6 spin all-rounders, 2 pace all-rounders, 2 spinners, and 8 pacers. So, here’s the official IPL 2024 CSK squad and Chennai Super Kings’ latest new players list.

IPL 2024 CSK Squad List:

Batters – Ajinkya Rahane, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sameer Rizvi & Shaik Rasheed 

CSK had retained Ajinkya Rahane, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Shaik Rasheed before the Auction. Whereas the Auction saw CSK going hard after the hard-hitting batter Sameer Rizvi as CSK acquired his services for a whooping INR 8.4 Cr; making him the fifth most expensive player for CSK. 

WKs – Avanish Aravelly, Devon Conway (o) & MS Dhoni (c)

Talking about the IPL 2024 CSK squad wicket-keepers, CSK had retained Devon Conway and MS Dhoni as the primary keepers, and they added one more uncapped keeper Avanish Aravelly in the Auction. 

Spin All-rounders – Ajay Mandal, Mitchell Santner (o), Moeen Ali (o), Nishant Sindhu, Rachin Ravindra (o) & Ravindra Jadeja 

Coming to Spin all-rounders, CSK added Rachin Ravindra to the mix. CSK have a solid mix of spin all-rounders with Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and Mitchell Santner being the primary spin all-rounders, while Ajay Mandal and Nishant Sindhu are the backup spin all-rounders.

Pace All-rounders – Daryl Mitchell (o) & Shivam Dube

Talking about pace all-rounders, CSK have only two names in the form of Daryl Mitchell and Shivam Dube. In addition, CSK have Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur, who aren’t necessarily pace all-rounders.  

Spinners – Maheesh Theekshana (o) & Prashant Solanki

Talking about frontline spinners, CSK have two names in the form of off-spinner Maheesh Theekshana and wrist spinner Prashant Solanki. 

Pacers – Deepak Chahar, Matheesha Pathirana (o), Mukesh Choudhary, Mustafizur Rahman (o), Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Shardul Thakur, Simarjeet Singh & Tushar Deshpande

Finally, talking about the pacers, CSK have that in lengths. The team has 6 right-arm pacers in the form of Deepak Chahar, Matheesha Pathirana (o), Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Shardul Thakur, Simarjeet Singh, and Tushar Deshpande. The left-arm pace of Mukesh Choudhary and Mustafizur Rahman complement them nicely. 

IPL 2024 CSK Squad List and Chennai Super Kings Latest New Players 

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

WKs: Avanish Aravelly, Devon Conway (o) & MS Dhoni (c)

All-rounders: Ajay Mandal, Daryl Mitchell (o), Mitchell Santner (o), Moeen Ali (o), Nishant Sindhu, Rachin Ravindra (o), Ravindra Jadeja & Shivam Dube

Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana (o), Matheesha Pathirana (o), Mukesh Choudhary, Mustafizur Rahman (o), Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Shardul Thakur, Simarjeet Singh & Tushar Deshpande

So, that’s about the IPL 2024 CSK squad and the latest players list. Coming to the best first-choice playing 11, we should see Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad as the openers. These two should be followed by Moeen Ali at 3, Daryl Mitchell at 4, and Shivam Dube at 5.

Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni should play as finishers. Whereas the bowling shall rely on Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Shardul Thakur, and Mukesh Choudhary. The Impact players that CSK shall use are Ajinkya Rahane, Sameer Rizvi, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, and Prashant Solanki. 

IPL 2024 Chennai Super Kings First-choice Playing 11 for CSK:

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c&wk), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Maheesh Theekshana & Mukesh Choudhary 

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