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IPL 2022 Season, Match 1: CSK to face KKR in season opener

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off today with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) taking on each other. The match will

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off today with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) taking on each other.

The match will take place in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and will start at 7:30 p.m. IST.

Both CSK and KKR will be led by new captains in the form of Ravindra Jadeja and Shreyas Iyer respectively.

Ahead of IPL 2022 auction, KKR had retained Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, and Varun Chakravarthy.

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The team bought players like Shivam Mavi, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Mohammad Nabi, Shreyas Iyer and Sam Billing during the auction.

CSK had retained MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and Ruturaj Gaikwad in the team.

During the auction, they bought players like Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Adam Milne, Dwaine Pretorius, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube among others.

CSK Squad: MS Dhoni,  Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa,  Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar,  Simarjeet Singh, Mitchell Santner,  Adam Milne, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma, Subhranshu Senapati,  Mukesh Choudhary.

KKR Squad: Venkatesh Iyer,  Sunil Narine,   Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi,  Sheldon Jackson,  Ajinkya Rahane, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell,  Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, 16. Abhijeet Tomar, Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Pratham Singh, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav,  Aman Khan, Ashok Sharma,  Sam Billings.

First Published: 26th March, 2022 16:49 IST

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