Daryl Mitchell

CSK's biggest purchase at ₹14 crore. The New Zealand batter had a stellar 2023 World Cup, scoring 552 runs in nine innings with two centuries

Sameer Rizvi

A 20-year-old right-handed batter from Uttar Pradesh, bought for ₹8.4 crore. Rizvi has a T20 average of 49.16 and a strike rate of 134.70

Rachin Ravindra

 Another New Zealand batting all-rounder, acquired for ₹1.8 crore. Ravindra, who also shone in the World Cup with three tons, was a key addition for CSK​

Shardul Thakur

An Indian all-rounder, bought for ₹4 crore. Thakur was a crucial part of CSK's 2021 IPL championship team and has since played for Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders

Mustafizur Rahman

Experienced Bangladesh left-arm pacer, purchased for ₹2 crore. Rahman brings significant international experience to the squad

Avanish Rao Aravelly

The last player purchased at the auction for ₹20 lakh. Aravelly adds depth to the CSK batting line-up

Captaincy Changes

With MS Dhoni's future participation uncertain due to a knee injury, the captaincy for CSK in 2024 remains a topic of speculation. Dhoni is expected to lead if he participates​

Retained Players

Key players like MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, and Ravindra Jadeja were retained, ensuring stability and experience in the team​

Released Players

Notable releases included Ben Stokes, Dwaine Pretorius, and Ambati Rayudu, indicating a shift in strategy for the team

CSK's Legacy

CSK, one of the most successful teams in IPL history, continues its legacy with a blend of experienced and new players, aiming to maintain its dominant performance in the league