IPL Auction 2022 has ended and all the teams have made their squads which according to them are best suited.In this segment let us see the sides of defending champions CSK and Giants MI.
CSK has made a very well balanced squad with a mix of experience and young blood.The only problem arising after looking at their squad is the lack of big name players when compared to other teams. CSK retained Ravindra Jadeja, MS DHONI, Ruturaj Gayakwad and Moeen Ali. They have also bought some of their old names like DJ Bravo and Deepak Chahar.
CSK squad list: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar,Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishanth,KM Asif, Dwayne Bravo, Devon Conway, Subhranshu Senapati, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube,N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Verma, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Adam Milne, Maheesh Theekshana
However, CSK have their captain cool and a lot of experience of crunch games. So,they must be set to roar in the new season.
Now, coming to the team with most IPL titles. MI like CSK have maintained their core with the retention of Captain Rohit Sharma, Keiron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah and Suryakumar Yadav. The’ve also got back the services of Ishan Kishan, Mayank Markande.MI has signed a lot of youngsters.Looking at their buys the plan looks to be a long term one.
MI Squad list: Rohit Sharma (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohd Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav.
Mumbai are looking a strong side as always only lacking a good all rounder to support veteran Pollard in the middle order as they were not able to buy back the Pandya brothers.
Moreover, both teams are set to go for the title again in this upcoming season.