Chennai Super Kings will start their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Delhi Capitals on April 9, 2021. The match will be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Chennai Super Kings have won the IPL trophy 3 times and are the second-most successful team after Mumbai Indians. MS Dhoni is the skipper of Chennai Super Kings and he will again lead the team in IPL 2021.
Chennai Super Kings had a very poor performance last season in IPL 2020 after they finished on the 7th spot on the points table. This was the only time when the team did not qualify for the playoffs. Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Chennai Super Kings released 6 players out of the squad. Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh, and Shane Watson were the players CSK parted ways with. During IPL 2021 auction, Chennai Super Kings bought 6 new players. Few players in Chennai Super Kings will play in the CSK jersey for the first time. Here we take a look at 5 players who can make their debut for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Make Their Debut For Chennai Super Kings (CSK) This Year
Krishnappa Gowtham was Chennai Super Kings’ biggest buy at Rs. 9.25 crore. In IPL 2018 auction, Krishnappa Gowtham was bought by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping Rs. 6.2 crore from his base price of Rs. 20 lakh. Being an all-rounder, he performed impressively with the bat and the ball. In 15 matches in IPL 2018, he scored 240 126 runs and also took 11 wickets. In IPL 2019, his performance declined as he could only take 1 wicket in 7 matches. In IPL 2020, Gowtham played 2 matches for Punjab Kings scalping 1 wicket. In IPL 2021, Gowtham will make a debut for Chennai Super Kings.