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IPL 2022 Auction: Chennai Super Kings will try to bring back Faf du Plessis in mega auctions, says CSK CEO

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IPL 2022 Auction: Faf du Plessis was a big miss when CSK retained their final four players on D-Day. Now, they are aiming to buy the South Africa star in the IPL 2022 Auction. The opening batsman had smashed record 633 runs for CSK to guide Chennai to the 4th IPL trophy. He finished just a couple of runs short of Orange Cap winner Ruturaj Gaikwad who scored 635 runs in the last edition of IPL. CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan has said they will try to bring back Faf du Plessis in mega auctions. Follow IPL 2022 Auction updates on InsideSport

IPL 2022 Auction: Chennai Super Kings will try to bring back Faf du Plessis in mega auctions, says CSK CEO

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“We look forward to getting them back. For example, Faf has been a team man who has taken us to the finals of two important seasons. It will be our endeavour to go and try for him. But it’s not in our hands. We wish them all the very best wherever they are. We look forward to having a very good 2022,” Vishwanathan said in a video shared by CSK.

  • Faf du Plessis has amassed 380, 303, 398 and 633 in last four IPL seasons, CSK won two trophies during this period.
  • He shared crucial opening partnerships with Gaikwad to ensure CSK win the tournament despite a middle-order wobble.
  • CSK paid Rs 1.6 crore to the 37-year-old for last four seasons. His price is likely to skyrocket as CSK is likely to face a stiff challenge in the bidding war.
  • du Plessis’s IPL best salary is Rs 4.75 crore and he is expected to breach the mark.

CSK Retentions: R Jadeja (Rs 16 crore), MS Dhoni (Rs 12 crore), Moeen Ali (Rs 8 crore) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Rs 6 crore).

Players CSK would look to re-buy at mega auctions– Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Deepak Chahar

IPL 2022 Auction: Chennai Super Kings will try to bring back Faf du Plessis in mega auctions, says CSK CEO

IPL 2022 FULL RETAINED PLAYERS list by 8 IPL Franchises
  • MI Retained Players: Rohit Sharma (16 Cr), Jasprit Bumrah (12 Cr), Suryakumar Yadav (8 Cr) Kieron Pollard (6 Cr) – Player Purse Remaining – 48 Crore
  • RCB Retained Players: Virat Kohli (15 Cr) Glenn Maxwell (11 Cr), Mohammed Siraj (7 Cr) – 57 Cr Player Purse remained.
  • PBKS Retained Players List: Mayank Agarwal (14 Crore), Arshdeep Singh (4 Crore): Player Purse Remaining – 72 Crore
  • SRH Retained Players List: Kane Williamson (14 Cr), Abdul Samad (4 Cr), Umran Malik (4 Cr): Player Purse Remaining – 68 Cr
  • CSK Retained Players List: Ravindra Jadeja (16 Cr) MS Dhoni (12 Cr), Moeen Ali (8 Cr), Ruturaj Gaikwad (6 Cr)–Player Purse Remaining 42 Crore
  • DC Retained Players: Rishabh Pant (16 Cr) , Axar Patel (9 Cr), Prithvi Shaw (7.5 Cr), Anrich Nortje (6.5 Cr): 5 Cr remaining in purse
  • RR Retained Players: Sanju Samson (14 Cr), Jos Buttler (10 Cr), Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 Cr)– 62 Cr Player Purse
  • KKR Retained Players: Andre Russell (12 Cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8 Cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8 Cr), Sunil Narine (6 Cr) – Player Purse Remaining – 48 Crore

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