Deepak Chahar said that he always wanted to play for Chennai Super Kings (CSK).© Twitter
Indian all-rounder Deepak Chahar, who was among the top picks on day 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) mega auction, said he always wanted to play for Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Chahar was acquired by CSK on Saturday for Rs 14 crore in the mega auction. For Chahar, a bidding war ensued between CSK and Rajasthan Royals and the pacemaker eventually went to Chennai.
“Really happy to be back at CSK and thank you so much Mahi bhai (MS Dhoni) and the management for trusting me. I couldn’t imagine myself playing for another team. I just wanted to play for CSK,” Chahar said in a statement. video posted by CSK on Twitter.
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Day 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction saw Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer and Deepak Chahar among the top picks.
Kishan was picked up by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore while Chahar was sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 14 crore.
Kolkata Knight Riders bought Iyer for Rs 12.25 crore and on the other hand, Avesh Khan became the most expensive pick among the uncapped players after Lucknow Super Giants bought him for Rs 10 crore.
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