Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be releasing a few players ahead of the IPL 2023 auction. The site has a few of the oldest players going around. It will be interesting to see whether MS Dhoni returns as captain for another IPL season. There is a lot of anticipation and expectation as to who are the players CSK will be releasing. The side finished ninth in IPL 2022 winning four and losing 10 games.
Meanwhile, the IPL 2023 auction will be held in Kochi on December 16. All the franchises by then will have a list of players they will be looking to get in the auction. Teams will get an additional five crores in addition to the remaining purse. As per a BCCI official, teams will enter into the auction with a minimum purse of 90-95 crores.
CSK has a purse remaining of 2.95 crores excluding the additional INR 5 Crore to be added ahead of the mini-auction. In this article, we take a look at three players CSK might target in IPL 2023.
IPL 2023 Auction: 3 Players Chennai Super Kings Can Target
1) Sam Curran
Sam Curran has played for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 and 2021. In 23 games for the franchise in the last two years, Curran scored 242 runs and picked up two wickets. The England all-rounder missed IPL 2022 with an injury but has been a part of the national team regularly.
He is one of the nominees for the Player of The tournament award in the T20 World Cup 2022. He has picked up 10 wickets so far with a fifer against Afghanistan.