Chennai Super Kings are doing fast-paced player retention and release activities ahead of IPL 2023, and the franchise has decided to part ways with two fast-paced internationals overseas.
Chennai Super Kings are carrying out fast activities regarding player retention and release ahead of IPL 2023, and the franchise has decided to part ways with two overseas international fast bowlers – Chris Jordan and Adam Milne, according to TOI.
The IPL 2023 mini-auction is scheduled for December 16. And the deadline for franchises to finalize and submit their list of retained and released players is November 15.
According to a report by TOI, the four-time champions have decided to release Englishman Chris Jordan, whom they bought for 3.6 crore in the mega-auction last time out, and speedy New Zealander Adam Milne, who was purchased for 1.9 crore. crore.
Jordan took part in 4 matches IPL 2022, breaking only 2 wickets while running away from runs at a high economy of 10.51, failing to meet his death specialist billing, and was unable to close matches with the ball.
Adam Milne, known for his fast pace, suffered an injury in his first game of the season and was ruled out for the remainder of the tournament. Milne has struggled with injuries over the past few years, mostly missing games for New Zealand and in the IPL rather than being on the pitch. CSK had roped in Matheesha Pathirana, the rebellious young Sri Lankan stimulator, who has been impressive in a few games and will probably be retained in place of Milne.
MS Dhoni asks Ravindra Jadeja to stay at CSK
The biggest retention news from the CSK camp is that Ravindra Jadeja is likely to stay with the franchise after skipper MS Dhoni stepped in amid reports that Jadeja would be upset with the franchise over his mid-season sacking as than captain.
Jadeja had been upset by CSK following his dismissal as skipper during his first stint as captain. He had not been in contact with the franchise after the IPL and had also deleted most of the photos of him in CSK on his Instagram.
Now MS Dhoni has intervened in this matter and made it clear to CSK that Jadeja is irreplaceable. So now it looks like the all-rounder is likely to continue with CSK. Dhoni was not happy that CSK considered swapping Axar Patel for Jadeja with the Delhi Capitals.