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6 Chennai Super Kings players who are in great form ahead of IPL 2021

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Sam Curran and Shardul Thakur Chennai Super Kings 2021
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The Chennai Super Kings will look forward to the IPL 2021 as a way to make a comeback after a setback in IPL 2020. For the first time in their IPL history, the Chennai Super Kings could not find a place in the Top 4 of the points table. Nevertheless, CSK was without its big names in the previous season.

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This year, the Chennai Super Kings have a great combination of youth and experience. In fact, last year, many CSK players did not have enough match practice. However, there are six Chennai Super Kings cricketers who are in excellent form before the IPL 2021 season. Here’s a list of those six players.

6. Shardul Thakur

Chennai Super Kings team management would be delighted after looking at the evolution of Shardul Thakur into an all-rounder. Thakur can regularly bowl four overs of right-arm pace for the team.

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Also, now he can contribute with the willow in the slog overs. The Chennai Super Kings have a fantastic set of all-rounders now for the IPL 2021 season.

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5. Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Sam Curran played an awe-inspiring knock for England in March 2021

Many fans would agree that Sam Curran was the best player for the Chennai Super Kings in the previous IPL season. The English all-rounder impressed in all departments. Quite a few cricket experts have also heaped praise on the youngster from England.

Curran has continued his top form heading into the IPL 2021 season as well. The southpaw played an amazing inning of 95 runs for England against India in the 3rd ODI. His knock received appreciation from every cricket fan as it turned the game in England’s favor.

4. Moeen Ali

Another Englishman to appear on this list is CSK’s newest all-rounder, Moeen Ali. The spin-bowling all-rounder has troubled the batsmen with his off-spin.

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In the recently concluded series against India, Ali became the first spinner to clean bowled Virat Kohli twice. The CSK fans would be excited after looking at his recent performances.

3. Chennai Super Kings star Narayan Jagadeesan is in brilliant touch ahead of IPL 2021

Narayan Jagadeesan Chennai Super Kings 2021
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Narayan Jagadeesan was an integral part of the Tamil Nadu squad that lifted the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He scored 78* vs Hyderabad and a 71* vs. Bengal.

Jagadeesan also hit a century against the Punjab cricket team in the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Thus, the right-handed batsman has shown some great form before IPL 2021.

2. Harishankar Reddy

Harishankar Reddy’s bowling had gone viral on social media after he uprooted the leg stump of MS Dhoni in the practice session. Only that delivery is enough to show Reddy’s top form.

The Andhra-based player recently featured in the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Reddy took a four-wicket haul versus Jharkhand and followed it up with a 3/60 against Gujarat.

1. Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has stated ahead of IPL 2021 that he wants to score 1,000 runs in one IPL season. While no batsman has achieved the milestone yet, Uthappa’s dream could become true this year.

The right-handed batsman moved from the Rajasthan Royals to the Chennai Super Kings during the trade window. Uthappa has been in magnificent touch of late. He recorded two fifties and two hundreds for Kerala in the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy.