5 Players who can replace Suresh Raina in IPL 2020

replace Suresh Raina in IPL 2020

Even before the starting of IPL 2020 Edition, Chennai Super Kings team has been in trouble. First the team’s support staff and the player got corona positive, then the team’s trusted and important player Suresh Raina left the team for his personal reasons.

Raina’s exit from the IPL is a significant setback for CSK. Suresh Raina had been preparing for the IPL for a long time. It is challenging to fill Suresh Raina’s place in the team. However, Chennai Super Kings have the option to include another player in their place.

In such a situation, let us know which players are there who can fit in place of Suresh Raina in CSK.

1. Hanuma Vihari 

Hanuna Vihari
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Chennai Super kings have no vacancy in their foreign quota. Therefore Hanuma Vihari may fit in place of Suresh Raina. Delhi Capitals fed him as a finisher last season of IPL, but Hanuma Vihari can prove to be a useful batsman in the top order. The 26-year-old Hanuma Vihari also bowls off-spin and could prove to be important in the UAE’s big fields.

In this edition of IPL 2020 Hanuma Vihari remained unsold. hanuma played last edition with delhi capitals and played only two matches.

Now CSK can pick him. Hanuma Vihari Played 24 IPL matches on the average of 14.

2. Rohan Kadam

Rohan Kadam
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Rohan Kadam is the second option in the place of Suresh Raina in CSK . Rohan bats in the middle order and is capable of scoring fast runs. Rohan Kadam played two brilliant innings in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.He also played In the DY Patil Tournament and showed his abilities. 

In the auction of IPL nobody showing interest in Rohan Kadam. But after Suresh Raina left the IPL 2020 CSK can look him.

3. Yusuf Pathan

Yusuf Pathan
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No franchise has bid for Yusuf Pathan this time. Yusuf Pathan has played for three different teams (Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrises Hyderabad) in the IPL and has also been a part of the champions team (KKR). Yusuf has the capacity to take wickets in bowling aside from scoring fast runs. In the IPL 2020, Yusuf Pathan has scored at an average of over 30. He can be included in the Chennai Super Kings, his ability to score fast runs even under adverse conditions.

4. Manoj Tiwari

Manoj Tiwari
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Manoj Tiwari made his debut in IPL 2008 Edition. Manoj Have a big experience in the ipl. But after IPL 2018 Edition all teams are ignoring him and Manoj remaining unsold. Manoj has played 98 matches and scored 1697 Runs. Manoj Could be a great replacement for CSk in place of Suresh Raina.

5. Akshdeep Nath

Akshdeep Nath
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The last name of this list is Akshdeep Nath. He made his IPL debut in 2016. Akshdeep played with three different teams (Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, RCB) Akshdeep Nath Played 14 IPL matches and Scored 90 Runs with a strike rate of 91. Akshdeep Nath also a good replacement in place of Suresh Raina.

Akshdeep Nath made his IPL debut in 2016. He had played under Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, RCB. He has played 14 IPL matches and scored 90 runs with a strike rate of 91. 

Akshdeep can be a good replacement of Suresh Raina and got the opportunity this year.