IPL 2021: Strongest predicted playing XI of Chennai Super Kings

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8. Sam Curran

Sam Curran Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

England all-rounder Sam Curran was one of the star performers in the 2020 season of the IPL. He showed that he can open the innings with a bang. The southpaw is known for his batting exploits and besides that, he is a terrific bowler as well.

He took 13 wickets in 14 games in the previous season, scoring 186 runs with the bat. Sam Curran hogged the limelight when he was awarded the man of the series against India in the Test series in 2018.

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After that, Punjab Kings roped him for INR 7.2 crore. Ahead of the IPL 2020 season, Punjab Kings released the young all-rounder. He came at a base price of INR 1 crore at the IPL 2020 player action. The all-rounder was finally sold to the Chennai Super Kings for INR 5.5 crore.

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