Chennai Super Kings are the defending champions of IPL 2022. They won the trophy last year after defeating Kolkata Knight Riders in the final. With almost 1 month left for IPL 2022, Chennai Super Kings is gearing up for the tournament. During the IPL auction 2022, the four-time IPL champions bought a total of 21 players.
The men-in-yellow have a few strong players in the squad like MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Moeen Ali among others. The IPL 2021 winners will aim to start the tournament on a winning note and hence, will pick their best players for the opening game. Here we take a glance at Chennai Super Kings’ predicted playing XI in the first match of IPL 2022.
IPL 2022: Predicted Playing XI Of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) In Their First Match Of The Tournament
Chennai Super Kings retained Ruturaj Gaikwad for Rs. 6 crores ahead of IPL 2022 auction. The right-handed batsman will be the opener for the team in the opening game of IPL 2022. Gaikwad was the top run-getter of the tournament last season. With 636 runs in 16 games, the 24-year-old batter played a major role in CSK’s stint to win the title.