Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings | mage: X (CSK Official)

The fewer for the biggest cricketing league in the history is on. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 is just around the corner and the excitement has already taken its toll on the fans. The tournament will begin on 22nd March and will be played till 26th May. 

IPL 2024: Strongest playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings for IPL 17

Chennai Super Kings will be playing the IPL 2024 opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chepauk. The defending champions will be one of the favourites to win the tournament because of the kind of talent and experience that they have in the team. 

With IPL 2024 just around the corner, let’s take a look at the Strongest playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings for IPL 17

Top order – Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway  and Ajinkya Rahane 

The duo of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway will be the two openers for the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024. Both of them were one of the main reasons why the team won the title last year. Their left-right combination at the top allows the team to put pressure on the opponents. 

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At No.3, Ajinkya Rahane will be there because of what he did for the team last year. The batter was a revelation for the team and played some incredible knocks for the team. CSK would be hoping that he continues his impressive performance for the team and guides them to another win. 

Middle order – Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube and Ravindra Jadeja 

Chennai Super Kings will be having one of the strongest middle orders in the IPL 2024. New signing Daryl Mitchell will bat at No.4 whereas power-hitter Shivam Dube will be the floater in the team. Following them will be Ravindra Jadeja in the XI. 

All three players will be vital for the team in the IPL 2024 with the ball as well. They have become seasoned all-rounders and no doubt it will be a huge positive for the Chennai Super Kings in the league. They will be expected to play a role with bat and ball for the team. 

Finishers – MS Dhoni (C & WK), Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar 

Skipper MS Dhoni will be handling the finishing duties for the CSK in the IPL 2024. The season might be his last in the league and he would want to end it on high. Along with him, bowling all-rounders Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur are expected to play a vital hand down the order. 

Bowlers – Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana 

The Sri Lanka duo of Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana are likely to be the two front-line bowlers in the team. They are expected to play huge role with Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur

Here’s the strongest playing XI for CSK

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Thikshana, Matheesha Pathirana.

Chennai Super Kings squad for the IPL 2024 

Here is the Chennai Super Kings squad for the IPL 2024 

MS Dhoni (c), Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Simarjeet Singh, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Mahersh Theekshana, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Mustafizur Rahman, Avanish Rao Aravelly.