Chennai Super Kings are a juggernaut and when on a roll they’re nearly inconceivable to cease. MS Dhoni led his team to one more last however their outdated nemesis, Mumbai Indians, managed to cease them once more. This was CSK’s fifth loss in an IPL last and third by the hands of MI. With the team managing to hold its core intact, CSK will as soon as once more be a critical challenger for the title. As has been the case up to now few auctions, CSK didn’t spend lots. Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood and England’s Sam Curran had been introduced in, together with veteran leg spinner Piyush Chawla.
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Squad: Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif , Ravindra Jadeja, M Vijay, MS Dhoni (c), Josh Hazlewood ,Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir , Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Sai Kishore
Players to watch out for:
MS Dhoni: This is maybe the largest IPL for MS Dhoni in a number of years. The former India captain wants to show his credentials with the bat to stand an opportunity to make it to India’s squad for the T20 World Cup later within the yr. Dhoni had a wonderful season in 2019, showcasing his energy hitting skills are nonetheless intact. But a protracted absence from the worldwide scene means the seasoned campaigner wants to go all weapons blazing this yr.
Suresh Raina: Suresh Raina has been an vital cog of CSK since its inception and has been one of many main run-scorers for them in nearly all of the seasons. The southpaw ended the 2019 season with 383 runs in 17 matches, which was his second lowest combination in a season. With the Team India ship having lengthy sailed away, IPL is Raina’s solely ticket to keep related and he wants to ship for his team.
Imran Tahir: The South African leg spinner picked up 26 wickets final season, which is probably the most for a spinner in a single IPL season. The leggie can be a giant menace but once more on the gradual and sluggish floor in Chennai. His partnership with Harbhajan Singh can be one to look out for but once more.
Shane Watson: The massive hitting Aussie opener is nearing the top of a adorned profession and he would need to bow out in fashion. Watson’s virtuoso knock impressed CSK to the title in 2018 however he couldn’t replicate the identical yr. Watson managed to resurrect his worldwide profession with th IPL and he would need to deliver the curtains down on his wonderful taking part in days with one more stellar season.
Dwayne Bravo: The West Indian spent most of final season on the bench due to an harm and he could be raring to go this yr. Back within the Windies fold as effectively, Bravo’s change of tempo with the ball has been a giant weapon. He continues to be one of many greatest match winners within the shortest format.