CSK 2018: Full list of players bought by Chennai Super Kings for IPL 11

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) returned to the Indian Premier League after a two-year break, and were expected to bounce back as the top favorites for the 11th season of the IPL. CSK have always remained a top contender for the IPL trophy, and have won the title in two consecutive IPL seasons earlier – 2010 and 2011.


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Players Retained and Chennai Super Kings’ remaining money

Chennai Super Kings‘ plans at the IPL 2018 Player Auction were to build a team around the three  players that they have retained –  MS Dhoni (15 crore), Suresh Raina (11 crore), and Ravindra Jadeja (7 crore). Chennai Super Kings have 2 Right to Match cards available for the player auction, and their remaining team purse is 47 crore.

Players bought by CSK in the IPL 2018 Player Auction:

Player Name Playing Role Base Price Buying Price Process Country of Origin
MS Dhoni WK-Batsman 15 crore Retained India
Suresh Raina Batsman 11 crore Retained India
Ravindra Jadeja All-rounder 7 crore Retained India
Faf du Plessis Batsman 1.5 crore 1.6 crore RTM South Africa
Harbhajan Singh Bowler 2 crore 2 crore Bought India
Dwayne Bravo All-rounder 2 crore 6.4 crore RTM West Indies
Shane Watson All-rounder 1 crore 4 crore Bought Australia
Kedar Jadhav Batsman 2 crore 7.8 crore Bought India
Ambati Rayudu WK-Batsman 50 lakh 2.2 crore Bought India
Imran Tahir Bowler 1 crore 1 crore Bought South Africa
Karn Sharma All-rounder 2 crore 5 crore Bought India
Shardul Thakur Bowler 75 lakh 2.6 crore Bought India
N Jagadeesan WK-Batsman 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India
Mitchell Santner All-rounder 50 lakh 50 lakh Bought New Zealand
Lungi Ngidi Bowler 50 lakh 50 lakh Bought South Africa
Deepak Chahar Bowler 20 lakh 80 lakh Bought India
Murali Vijay Batsman 2 crore 2 crore Bought India
Sam Billings WK-Batsman 1 crore 1 crore Bought England
Mark Wood Bowler 1.5 crore 1.5 crore Bought England
Chaitanya Bishnoi Batsman 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India
Monu Kumar Bowler 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India
Kshitiz Sharma Batsman 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India
Dhruv Shorey Batsman 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India
Kanishk Seth Bowler 20 lakh 20 lakh Bought India