Chennai Super Kings are all set for IPL 2021, which is slated to commence in April 2021. The CSK squad has also started their training sessions in Chennai for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League. Last year, CSK had a rough season where they could not qualify for playoffs and finished on the 7th spot.
The absence of Suresh Raina from the tournament and Dwayne Bravo for most of the season affected Chennai Super Kings’ performance. However, in IPL 2021, CSK is all set with the return of Suresh Raina and Dwayne Bravo in the squad.
In IPL 2021 auction, Chennai Super Kings bought 6 new players. CSK’s biggest buy was Krishnappa Gowtham for Rs. 9.25 crore. The team also bought English all-rounder Moeen Ali for Rs. 7 crore. Cheteshwar Pujara, K Bhagath Varma, Hari Nishaanth, and M. Harisankar Reddy were the other buys of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021. Robin Uthappa has also joined CSK in a trading deal with Rajasthan Royals.
Chennai Super Kings suffered a lot in their batting zone last season. This season, the situation looks to be better with quality batsmen in the team. Here we look at 5 players who can be top scorers for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Be The Top Scorer For Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis is Chennai Super Kings’ opener and a magnificent hitter. The South African batsman was the leading run-scorer for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020. He scored 449 runs in 13 games with 4 half-centuries in the tournament. After the eviction of Shane Watson from the team, Faf du Plessis has more responsibility as an opener. Plessis is absolutely one player who might be the top scorer for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021.