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Chennai Super Kings head into the IPL 2022 mega auction with a remaining purse of 48 crores. They retained Ravindra Jadeja (INR 16 crore), MS Dhoni (INR 12 crore), Moeen Ali (INR 8 crore), Ruturaj Gaikwad (INR 6 crore) in the retention window looking to rebuild a young team at the auction. However, they have been a team that have believed in the policy of horses for courses. Thus they may very well look rebuy some of the players whom they released.

CSK have 21 slots to fill up with seven overseas slots available. They will look to bag a few experienced bowlers and batsmen in that overseas quota of players. CSK last won the IPL in 2018 and will be looking for their fifth title in this 10-team event from here on. In this article, we will take a look at three players whom Chennai Super Kings will target in the mega auction.

IPL 2022 Auction: 3 Openers Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Can Target

Faf Du Plessis

Faf du Plessis, IPL 2021
Faf du Plessis. Image Source: Twitter

The franchise will be keen to buy back Faf given that he formed a terrific partnership with Ruturaj Gaikwad at the top of the order for CSK. He ended as the second-highest run-getter of IPL 2021 with 633 runs. He was a part of their core leadership group as well. Given all these qualities of Faf, Chennai might look at him as their first choice-opener.

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Anshuman Roy

A Hardcore Cricket Enthusiast Having Previously Worked With Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint, Cricfit and Now With Cricket Addictor.