The 2024 IPL mini-auction is to be held in a few days. Meanwhile, there are some reports about which players the chennai Super Kings team is going to target in the auction. chennai Super Kings currently have a reserve of 31.40 crores. The CSK squad has six players vacant. Out of which three slots are for foreign players, CSK will have to buy six players in the 2024 IPL mini-auction. If six players are to be bought, CSK can only buy six players if they target at least 20 players. As other teams will also compete in the auction, only if you pick more players now, you will be able to buy the required players in the auction.
CSK needs fast bowlers, all-rounders, and middle-order batsmen as substitutes. So, here is a look at six important players in CSK's favorite players list.
Pat Cummins is the best fast bowler. He can also bat in the back row. CSK will consider him as an all-rounder and try to buy him in the auction as he has the experience of leading the Australian team to win the world cup and Ualaq Test Championship.
Josh Hazlewood - He is also an Australian fast bowler. Also a former CSK player. josh Hazlewood is in top form at the moment. So CSK will try to buy him. If he makes it to the CSK team, he will undoubtedly be the premier pace bowler of the team.
Alzarri Joseph - west indies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has been in good form lately. Good at adding bounce and pace. As he is expected to have good competition in the auction, CSK will also compete for him. If he is selected for the team, he has a chance to participate only in the match on pitches that support fast bowling.
Rachin ravindra - Bangalore-born New Zealander Rachin ravindra has made it into the top five run-scorers in the 2023 World Cup. He also had a good strike rate. He is also a spinner. Therefore, CSK has a high chance of buying him as he is an all-rounder batsman and is in good form. But he will have tough competition in the auction.
Shahrukh Khan - An all-rounder from tamil Nadu, shahrukh khan is an action batsman who bowls spin. While he has been dropped by punjab Kings, there is a high chance that CSK will buy him.
With the retirement of manish pandey and Ambati Rayudu, there is a vacancy in the middle-order batsman position in the CSK team. CSK will try to buy manish pandey, who has a long experience in domestic competitions, as they need an experienced player on par with Ambati Rayudu.