IPL 2021: Complete List Of Players Released And Retained By Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

IPL 2021: Complete List Of Players Released And Retained By Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Chennai Super Kings [CSK] have revealed their list of retention players ahead of the 2021 mini IPL auction.

The three-time IPL champions have retained veteran middle-order batsman Suresh Raina ahead of the 2021 edition.

Raina, who has been one of the bedrock of the Chennai Super Kings over the years, pulled out of the 2020 edition citing personal reasons.

Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings (Credits: IPL/ Twitter)

Since then, speculations have galore on Raina’s future with the franchise, which the latest announcement has put to rest.

The likes of Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Piyush Chawla, all of whom had an abysmal 2020 season, have all been released.

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has also parted ways with the franchise in a Twitter post on Wednesday, while swashbuckling opener Shane Watson has already announced his retirement from all cricket. Monu Singh has also been released from their squad.

 

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2020 Squad:

MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Josh Hazlewood, Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, M Vijay, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Sai Kishore

List of retained players:

MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Sai Kishore, Josh Hazlewood, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif

List of released players:

Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Monu Singh, Murali Vijay, Piyush Chawla, Kedar Jadhav

Also Read: IPL 2021: Complete List Of Players Released And Retained By Rajasthan Royals (RR)

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