Three-time champion Chennai Tremendous Kings roped in uncapped Indian all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham and sprang in a shock name by shopping for Cheteshwar Pujara on the IPL 2021 auctions on February 18.
CSK spent its Rs 19.9 crore purse on buying six gamers with England allrounder Moeen Ali coming in as the only abroad participant.
PLAYERS RELEASED BEFORE THE AUCTION: Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Monu Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson (retired).
TOTAL SPENT: Rs 17.35 crore
|FINAL SQUAD: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R. Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ok.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, M. Harisankar Reddy|