Chennai Super Kings fuss aft regular opener Faf du Plessis picked up a groin wounded during CPL 2021.
The 37-year-old Plessis is successful uncertainty due to the fact that of the injury, the CSK volition person to look for contenders who could unfastened with Ruturaj Gaikwad.
It volition beryllium much important to unfastened CSK without Faf du Plessis. He scored 320 runs successful 7 matches with a champion of 95* astatine an mean of 64.00 and a onslaught complaint of 145.45. He besides smashed 4 fifties successful those matches.
CSK volition person different options similar Robin Uhttappa, helium could beryllium slotted successful the opener with Gaikwad.
Till now, Uhttappa has scored much than 2000 runs arsenic an opener successful IPL, which would beryllium a like-for-like replacement.
The different campaigner who could measurement up if needed is Ambati Rayudu.
The right-handed batsman is nary alien to opening the batting successful T20.
He has done it successful the past for CSK and if needed – helium could bash it again. He besides has a period portion opening the batting successful the IPL.
CSK Updated Squad:
MS Dhoni (C), Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Lungi Ngidi, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, K Gowtam, Sam Curran, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Santner, Jagadeesan N, KM Asif, R Sai Kishore, C Hari Nishaanth, M Harisankar Reddy, K Bhagath Verma