New Delhi (EMS). CSK may have relieved Ben Stokes for the 17th edition of IPL 2024, but an alternative will have to be found. Let us tell you that only a few days are left for the players auction for IPL. IPL auction will be held on December 19 in Dubai. 1166 players have registered for the auction. Everyone’s eyes will be on the Chennai Super Kings team captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Who has 31.4 crores in his purse. CSK has released star all-rounder Ben Stokes. Which CSK had included in the 2023 auction for Rs 16.25 crore. CSK team will try to find a replacement for Ben Stokes in the auction. Former Team India cricketer Aakash Chopra said that CSK team can bet on New Zealand’s emerging all-rounder Rachin Ravindra or Daryl Mitchell in the auction instead of Ben Stokes.
Aakash Chopra said, ‘They need an all-rounder, maybe Rachin Ravindra can replace Ben Stokes, or maybe CSK can bet on Daryl Mitchell. They do not need a spinner as they have Ravindra Jadeja, Prashant Solanki, Moeen Ali and Mitchell Santner. These players can play the role of spin.
Aakash Chopra, who is playing the role of commentator these days, said that CSK also needs an alternative to Ambati Rayudu. The former opener of the Indian team says that CSK can add Manish Pandey or Karun Nair in place of Rayudu. According to Chopra, ‘CSK still needs an Indian batsman in the batting department. Who can replace Ambati Rayudu. In such a situation, Manish Pandey or Karun Nair can fill the gap of Rayudu in CSK. It is noteworthy that 10 franchise teams are participating in the IPL 2024 auction, which have 77 slots to fill. Out of these, 30 slots can be for foreign players.
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