Top 5 Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega Auction
Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega auction: As per IPL rules, each team have to build a squad with a minimum of 18 players to a maximum of 25 players to get featured in the tournament.

Earlier to the IPL 2022 Mega Auction all 8 existing teams announced their retained players list and released the remaining players to the auction pool from which the 2 new IPL teams are allowed to draft a maximum of 3 players each.

According to which, Lucknow Super Giants ropes KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and uncapped player Ravi Bishnoi. Where Gujarat Titans picked Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill as their drafted players.

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Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega auction

Expensive Players of CSK in IPL 2022: The four-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings spent 45.5 crores in IPL 2022 mega auction to fill the squad with 21 players.

CSK ropes a total of 17 Indian players with 8 overseas players including the retained players. Focusing on the future, the CSK franchise build the team with a unique auction strategy which allows them to walk out of the mega auction with INR 2.95 crores remaining after picking 25 players.

Turning down the expectation, CSK fails to rope in some of their star performing players including Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, and Shardul Thakur.

Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina
Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina

CSK, who has a history of not picking the players for more than INR 10 crores in an auction, broke their bank for the first time to rope Deepak Chahar back into the squad.

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Following are the details of the Expensive Picks of CSK in IPL 2022 Mega auction:

Player Auction Price Role
Deepak Chahar INR 14 crores Bowlers
Ambati Rayudu (wk) INR 6.75 crores WK- Batsman
Dwayne Bravo INR 4.40 crores All-rounder
Shivam Dube INR 4 crores All-rounder
Chris Jordan INR 3.60 Crores All-rounder
Robin Uthappa INR 2 crores Batsman

Deepak Chahar

The Uttar Pradesh-born cricketer becomes an integral part of Chennai Super Kings since 2018.

Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar

In the 2018 season, Chahar on playing 12 matches has picked 10 wickets and becomes a key player of the 2018 IPL winning team.

Deepak Chahar Bowling Stats
Year Mat WKTS BBM Ave Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 63 59 4/13 29.18 7.8 22.44 2 0
2021 15 14 4 32.21 8.35 23.14 2 0
2020 14 12 2 33 7.61 26 0 0
2019 17 22 3 21.9 7.47 17.59 0 0
2018 12 10 3 27.8 7.28 22.9 0 0

 

In the 2019 season, Chahar picked 22 wickets on playing 17 matches. In 2020, Chahar picked 12 wickets where CSK filed to enter into qualify. In the followed season Chahar picked 14 wickets and plays an important role in CSK’s fourth IPL trophy-winning season.

Ambati Rayudu

Once referred to as India’s next batting star, Rayudu announced his arrival when he scored 177 as a 16-year-old against an England U-19 team in 2002.

Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu

The 30-year-old was held on to by Mumbai Indians prior to IPL 2011 when all IPL squads got a makeover. And given his consistent run over the last three seasons, Rayudu was again retained by MI prior to IPL 2014. In the 2015 season, Rayudu made 281 runs at an S/R of 145 and remained not out on five occasions.

Ambati Rayudu Batting Stats
Year Mat Runs HS Avg SR 100 50 4s 6s
Career 175 3916 100* 29.44 127.47 1 21 324 149
2021 16 257 72* 28.55 151.17 0 2 16 17
2020 12 359 71 39.88 127.3 0 1 30 12
2019 17 282 57 23.5 93.06 0 1 20 7
2018 16 602 100* 43 149.75 1 3 53 34
2017 5 91 63 18.2 116.66 0 1 7 3
2016 13 334 65 30.36 120.14 0 2 28 12
2015 15 281 53* 31.22 145.59 0 1 18 16
2014 15 361 68 25.78 125.78 0 2 31 8
2013 19 265 37 18.92 114.71 0 0 22 4
2012 17 333 81* 37 132.14 0 2 21 14
2011 16 395 63* 28.21 112.85 0 4 44 9
2010 14 356 55* 27.38 144.71 0 2 34 13

Dwayne Bravo

After plying his skills for the Mumbai Indians in the first three seasons, Bravo was taken up by the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2011 IPL. A hard-hitting batsman and a decent-paced bowler, Bravo is an asset to any T20 side in the world.

Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo

His all-round usefulness led the CSK think tank to retain him ahead of the 2014 season. Ahead of IPL 2016, the West Indian all-rounder was picked by the new team Gujarat Lions in the player draft.

Come 2018 IPL Player Auction, CSK once again showed faith in the all-rounder by using their Right To Match card. He was an integral part of the IPL 2018, 2021 winning CSK team.

Dwayne Bravo Batting stats
Year Mat Runs HS Avg SR 100 50 4s 6s
Career 151 1537 70* 22.94 130.25 0 5 119 65
2021 11 47 23 47 261.11 0 0 3 4
2020 6 7 7 3.5 116.66 0 0 0 0
2019 12 80 27 16 121.21 0 0 6 3
2018 16 141 68 35.25 154.94 0 1 8 10
2015 17 195 62* 21.66 131.75 0 1 22 5
2014 1 8 8* 266.66 0 0 0 1
2013 18 121 23* 15.12 114.15 0 0 11 3
2012 19 371 48 46.37 140.53 0 0 20 20
2011 6 11 6* 11 183.33 0 0 1 1
2010 10 61 23 8.71 115.09 0 0 3 4
2009 11 218 70* 27.25 107.38 0 2 15 8
2008 9 178 64* 29.66 132.83 0 1 19 5
Dwayne Bravo Bowling stats
Year Mat WKTS BBM Ave Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 151 167 4/22 24.31 8.35 17.44 2 0
2021 11 14 3 18.78 7.81 14.42 0 0
2020 6 6 3 30 8.57 21 0 0
2019 12 11 3 30 8.01 22.45 0 0
2018 16 14 2 38.07 9.96 22.92 0 0
2015 17 26 3 16.38 8.14 12.07 0 0
2014 1 0 0 0 0
2013 18 32 4 15.53 7.95 11.71 1 0
2012 19 15 2 30.73 7.99 23.06 0 0
2011 6 6 2 26.16 7.85 20 0 0
2010 10 4 2 57 8.71 39.25 0 0
2009 11 11 3 23.54 7.8 18.09 0 0
2008 9 11 3 21.09 8.14 15.54 0 0

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IPL 2022 Mega Auction – Overview

A total of INR 551.7 Crore was spent in the two days of the IPL 2022 mega auction over 204 players including 67 overseas cricketers. The most expensive player to emerge at the auction was Ishan Kishan who was bought for Rs 15.25 crore by Mumbai Indians.

Category Player Price in IPL 2022 Auction Team
Most Expensive Player Ishan Kishan INR 15.25 crores MI
Most Expensive Batter Shreyas Iyer INR 12.25 crores KKR
Most Expensive Bowlers Deepak Chahar INR 14 crores CSK
Most Expensive All-rounder Liam Livingstone INR 11.5 crores PBKS
Most Expensive Wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan INR 15.25 crores MI
Most Expensive overseas player Liam Livingstone INR 11.5 crores PBKS
Most Expensive Uncapped player Avesh Khan INR 10 crores LSG
Most Expensive capped player Ishan Kishan INR 15.25 crores MI