IPL 2021: MS Dhoni gave Cheteshwar Pujara his Chennai Super Kings jersey.© Instagram
After a disappointing outing in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) introduced in some new names to strengthen the crew as they give the impression of being to bounce again in type within the upcoming season of the marquee event. CSK made seven new additions to their crew because the final season. While they signed Robin Uthappa from Rajasthan Royals, they purchased Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, C Hari Nishanth, Harishankar Reddy and Ok Bhagath Varma on the mini-auction forward of IPL 2021.
On Wednesday, CSK shared footage of captain MS Dhoni welcoming their new signings as he handed them their jerseys.
“Putting our paws together in welcoming freshers into the #SuperFam!” CSK captioned the publish.
Dhoni is accompanied by head coach Stephen Fleming as they hand out the jerseys to the brand new members of the crew.
Gowtham, who turned the most costly uncapped Indian within the historical past of the IPL when CSK purchased him for a whopping Rs 9.25 crore, received jersey no. 79, whereas Cheteshwar Pujara, returning to the IPL for the primary time since 2014, received no. 25.
Robin Uthappa will put on 77 on his jersey.
CSK had been the primary crew to be knocked out of competition for the qualifying spots in IPL 2020, and finally completed seventh.
They might be seeking to set final yr apart as an anomaly and win their fourth title.
CSK will start their marketing campaign in opposition to Delhi Capitals on April 10 on the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
IPL 2021 kicks off on April 9 with defending champions Mumbai Indians takings on Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.
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