IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Which players were retained by Chennai before the mega auction, how much money in purse, know full details
The Chennai team has signed Ravindra Jadeja, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Moeen Ali, and Rituraj Gaikwad prior to the IPL Mega Auction. Chennai will be built around these players.
The mega auction for IPL 2022 will take place on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. As part of this mega auction, the team of Chennai would like to add many of the best players to their ranks. Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and Rituraj Gaikwad have already been signed by Chennai. The Chennai Super Kings have won the IPL title four times and are one of the most successful teams in the tournament. They spend money on players very carefully.
Four players have been retained by Chennai ahead of the mega auction. Before entering the auction, this team has one wicketkeeper, two spin all-rounders, and one opening batsman.
The amount deducted from the purse is 42 crores
There are 48 crores left in the Mega Auction purse
Players retained by Chennai
Player 1 Ravindra Jadeja Rs 16 crore
Player 2 MS Dhoni Rs 12 crore
Player 3 Moeen Ali Rs 8 crore
Player 4 Rituraj Gaikwad Rs 6 crore
What has been the performance of Chennai in the IPL so far?
Chennai has participated in 13 seasons of the IPL. They have won the title four times between 2008 and 2021. In every season, Dhoni has captained Chennai. He will lead the team again this season. Chennai is the only team to have won more IPL titles than Mumbai. The team has won the title in 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021. Besides this, she has reached the finals in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2019. In this IPL, Dhoni might play for Chennai for the last time. The team was not a part of IPL in 2016 and 2017.