Chennai Super Kings are one of the most successful teams in Indian Premier League. Returning to IPL in 2018 after serving a two-year suspension, Chennai suffered a poor start but the team bounced back in a spectacular way as they won the title against Sunrisers Hyderabad. While most of the teams release quite a few players, defending champions Chennai Super Kings released only three players.
Chennai Super Kings bought just two players at the IPL Auction 2019. The defending champions added medium pacer Mohit Sharma for Rs 5 crore and uncapped batsman RutuRaj Gaikwad for Rs 20 lakh.
Chennai Super Kings Team Players 2019 List
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad is an Indian cricketer who recently auctioned for rs. 20 Lakh in IPL 2019.
2. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina is an aggressive right-handed batsman who popularly known for his aggressive bating style. He was born on 27th November 1986 in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh in Jat family. He made his first ODI debut on 29th July 2005 against Sri Lanka and scored 50 runs in 45 balls. Suresh Raina plays main role in all formats of cricket.
Suresh Raina: Indian International Cricketer
3. Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar is an Indian Cricketer who started his carrier from many domestic cricket clubs such as Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiants. His full name is Deepak Lokandersingh Chahar who was born on 9 November 1991 in Agra Uttar
Deepak Chahar: Chennai Super Kings
4. Kedar Jadhav
Kedar Jadhav is an Indian cricketer who was born on 26 March 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra. He is a right hand batsman, plays a role as All Rounder.
Kedar Jadhav: Indian Cricketer
5. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh Plaha is most successful bowler which plays in all formats of Cricket. He was born on 3 July 1980 at Jalandhar and also listed in Top richest person of Punjab. He got married in 2015 with actress Geeta Basra. He also played a role in Bha Ji in Problem movie. First time he played from National side in 1998 and start his playing carrier from many domestic teams such as Punjab, Surrey, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super kings. His best bowling score is 8 wickets on 84 runs.
Harbhajan Singh: Indian Cricketer
6. Monu Kumar
The youngster from Ranchi was bought by the Chennai Super Kings at the VIVO IPL Player Auction 2018. Monu has been representing Jharkhand in the T20 league and it’ll be a great learning curve for the youngster when he shares the dressing room with the stalwarts at CSK. Again CSK has retained Monu Kumar.
Monu Kumar: Bowler – Retained
7. Dhruv Shorey
The Delhi-based batsman, Dhruv Shorey has been in the news for his match-winning partnerships and run-scoring ability in the domestic circuit. Dhriv Shorey was the part of CSK in IPL 2019 and now in IPL 2019 will also remain in same team as he has been retained by CSK.
Dhruv Shorey: Batsman – Retained
8. Shardul Thakur
Last year Shardul Thakur was the part of Chennai Super King, bought worth Rs. 2.6 crore and played under Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Again in this year for VIVO IPL 2019 he has been retained.
Shardul Thakur: Bowler – Retained
9. Mohit Sharma
Mohit Sharma is a professional cricketer who belong to Faridabad. He plays a main role as bowler for Indian Cricket Team. He also play for Haryana Cricket Team, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. He was born on 18 September 1988 in Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, India.
Mohit Sharma: Bowler – Rs. 5 Crore
10. Ambati Rayudu
A prolific run-getter since his early days in the game, Ambati Rayudu plied his trade at Mumbai Indians last time around and in IPL 2018 he played under MS Dhoni. Now again Chennai Super King has retained Ambati Rayudu as last year he was the top scorer in the team.
Ambati Rayudu: Batsman – Retained
11. Imran Tahir
At 37 years of age, Imran Tahir became the World No.1 bowler in the shortest format of the game. His positivity and never-say-die attitude have been his success mantra all through these years. Chennai Super King retained Imran Tahir after examining the performance.
Imran Tahir: Bowler
12. Lungi Ngidi
Ngidi clearly came under the limelight that resulted in him getting a contract with the Chennai Super Kings at the IPL. In IPl 2018 Ngidi was in the eye of all the teams by watching his performance, now CSK has retained this young south African player.
Lungi Ngidi: Bowler – Retained
13. Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo is one of the most entertaining players in the world. He brings in Caribbean swagger to the IPL and bats with typical West Indian flair with lovely shots all round the wicket. In IPL he is playing in CSK from the begining and now this year for VIVO IPL 2019 he has been retained by Chennai Super King.
Dwayne Bravo: All Rounder – Retained
14. David Willey
David Jonathan Willey is an English cricketer playing for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He is an all rounder and joined CSK last year. Now in VIVO IPL 2019 again Chennai Super King retained David Willey.
David Willey: All Rounder – Retained
15. Mitchell Santner
World No. 1 in T20 format, Mitchell Santner made his debut in the league for Chennai Super Kings, Bought by the CSK for just INR 50 lacs. This year in VIVO IPL 2019 Chennai Super King retained Mitchell Santner.
Mitchell Santner: All Rounder – Retained
16. Shane Watson
After an intense battle between DD, CSK and RCB, all-rounder Shane Watson finally joined the ranks of Chennai Super Kings for Rs 4 Cr in VIVO IPL 2019. Now again Chennai Super King has retained Shane Watson in VIVO IPL 2019.
Shane Watson: All Rounder – Retained
17. Sam Billings
The English wicketkeeper-batsman made his debut at the IPL with Delhi Daredevils in the year 2016 and was retained by the franchise in the tenth edition too. In IPL 2018 he was the part of CSK and now in VIVO IPL 2019 again Chennai Super King retained Sam Billings.
Sam Billings: Batsman – Retained
18. Ravindra Jadeja
The third retained player by CSK ahead of the IPL 2019 Player Auction, Ravindra Jadeja has been MS Dhoni’s go-to-man when he needed to break a partnership and the left-armer has delivered the goods on many occasions. His presence gives Dhoni the extra cushion of playing an additional batsman if needed.
Ravindra Jadeja: All Rounder – Retained
19. Muraly Vijay
Murali Vijay is all set to return to the IPL fold after the 2016 edition. Bought by the Chennai Super Kings at the IPL auction, Vijay will once again try and get into the thick of things for CSK. CSK has retained Muraly Vijay for VIVO IPL 2019.
Muraly Vijay: Batsman – Retained
20. Faf du Plessis
Faf Du Plessis will also once again don the yellow of Chennai Super Kings colours after they used the Right to Match card for him. Chennai Super King again retained Du Plessis for VIVO IPL 2019.
Faf du Plessis: All Rounder – Retained