Top Three Players to watch out for Chennai Super Kings in 2022 IPL

Defending Champions Chennai Super Kings will be looking to start their IPL campaign on a winning note.  Former Indian captain MS Dhoni will lead the franchise for the fifteen edition of Indian Premier League. Devon Conway, Shivam Dube, Adam Milne, Deepak Chahar, Mahesh Theekshana, and Chris Jordan are notable acquisitions made by Chennai Super Kings in the IPL Auction held in February.

The franchise will be one of leading contenders to win the IPL trophy this season. Let’s take a look at the three players that can be helpful in Chennai Super Kings successfully defend their crown this IPL season.

Ravindra Jadeja

There is no doubt that Ravindra Jadeja has been a bankable player for Chennai Super Kings over the past decade. He is currently most experienced player in the Chennai Super Kings camp besides MS Dhoni. The all-rounder has produced notable contributions with the bat and ball in the previous edition of the league. Ravindra Jadeja has been regular member of the playing XI since donning the yellow jersey. Last year, he scored 227 runs in 16 matches at an average of 75.44 with one half-century to his name.

The 33-year old put in tidy bowling performances in the previous edition of the Indian Premier League. In 16 matches played last season, Ravindra Jadeja has claimed 13 wickets at an economy rate of 7.06.

Chennai Super Kings will be hoping that Jadeja can show excellent form with the bat and ball. He will be looking to help them clinch the trophy for a record fifth-time this season.

Ruturaj Gaekwad

Opener has shown form and consistency with the bat to become bankable performers for Chennai Super Kings. Last year, Ruturaj Gaekwad finished the competition as the leading run-scorer and was instrumental in helping CSK claiming their fourth IPL trophy. In 16 matches played last season, Ruturaj Gaekwad has accumulated 635 runs at an average of 45.35 with one century and four half-centuries to his name.

The 25 for-year old is certainly proven performer for the franchise in the Indian Premier League for the past couple of years. Ruturaj certainly played a huge role in Chennai winning their fourth title. Given that the Indian Premier League will staged in India, Ruturaj Gaekwad will be looking to continue his excellent form for Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League.

Ambati Rayudu

Middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has been a bankable performer for past couple of years in the Indian Premier League.. He made decent contributions with the bat and finished the competition with 257 runs in 11 matches at an average of 28.55 with two half-centuries to his name. Rayudu will be looking to do well with the bat for Chennai Super Kings in this year’s tournament.

In 72 appearances for Chennai Super Kings, Ambati Rayudu has accumulated 1,761 runs at an average of 33.22 with one century and eight half-centuries.

Chennai Super Kings will be hoping that Ambati Rayudu can deliver produce consistency with the bat in the 15th edition of Indian Premier League.

It will be interesting to see how the likes of Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja and Ruturaj Gaekwad fare in the upcoming IPL season

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