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Chennai Super Kings wanted to sign these 5 players

September 30, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

IPL has become the most mainstream league on the planet. The IPL Auction has additionally increased equivalent ubiquity on the grounds that the fans accept that half of the outcomes are chosen at the closeout table.

Chennai Super Kings has been a group that has gotten its work done flawlessly in front of each season. They go to the bartering with a set procedure and are frequently fruitful in marking the players that they need. Nonetheless, here's the elite of 5 players that CSK wanted to sign in IPL but were unable to do it.

1. Jacques Kallis

South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis played for two groups in the IPL. He began his profession with Royal Challengers Bangalore and later played for Kolkata Knight Riders.

Not many fans would realize that Chennai had marked Kallis in IPL 2014 Auction. Notwithstanding, Kolkata utilized the 'Right To Match' alternative and snapped the all-rounder from Chennai's hands. Kallis could have been an energizing expansion to Chennai's group since he could have given substantially more parity to the team.

2. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is arguably the best skipper in IPL history. MS Dhoni's group has performed reliably in IPL. Imagine the impact if these two players would have been in a single group!

Chennai Super Kings wished to sign Rohit Sharma in 2011. They had put him on his list. Shockingly, Mumbai Indians dominated the competition to sign Rohit as the fans never got the opportunity to see The Hitman and Thala in the same IPL group. Likewise, both batsmen are the main Indians to hit 200+ sixes in the IPL. This measurement features that the life of the bowlers would have become a horrific experience if Rohit and Dhoni batted together in IPL games.

3. Yusuf Pathan

Another match-champ who was available on the list of Chennai Super Kings before the IPL Auction 2011 was Yusuf Pathan. The Baroda-based player had won numerous counterparts for Rajasthan Royals.

Shockingly, Rajasthan didn't hold him before the 2011 season. Pathan entered the closeout and got a costly agreement from Kolkata Knight Riders as CSK couldn't satisfy their desire. Envisioning Yusuf and Dhoni as finishers would have been the most exceedingly awful bad dream of any bowler. Plus, Dhoni could have utilized Pathan as a turn bowling choice on the turning tracks of Chepauk.

4. Saurabh Tiwary

Saurabh Tiwary is presently an aspect of the Mumbai Indians group. After his endeavors in the 2010 season, each group, including Chennai Super Kings needed his administrations.

Royal Challengers Bangalore marked him in the closeout, yet he was unable to satisfy the hopes. Tiwary later played for Rising Pune Supergiant in IPL.

5. Angelo Mathews

Previous Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews was one of the top all-rounders of the cricket world in the mid-2010s. He entered the closeout of IPL 2011.

The new participants of the group, the Pune Warriors India, snatched him in the closeout. MS Dhoni's side had recorded him as one of their 'list of things to get' players before the sale.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth