IPL 2021: MS Dhoni gave Cheteshwar Pujara his Chennai Tremendous Kings jersey.© Instagram
After a disappointing outing in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) introduced in some new names to strengthen the group as they appear to bounce again in model within the upcoming season of the marquee event. CSK made seven new additions to their group for the reason that final season. Whereas they signed Robin Uthappa from Rajasthan Royals, they purchased Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, C Hari Nishanth, Harishankar Reddy and Okay Bhagath Varma at 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.
“Placing our paws collectively 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 group.
Gowtham, who turned the costliest uncapped Indian within the historical past of the IPL when CSK purchased him for a whopping Rs 9.25 crore, obtained jersey no. 79, whereas Cheteshwar Pujara, returning to the IPL for the primary time since 2014, obtained no. 25.
Robin Uthappa will put on 77 on his jersey.
CSK have been the primary group to be knocked out of rivalry for the qualifying spots in IPL 2020, and ultimately completed seventh.
They are going to be seeking to set final 12 months 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.