Updated December 19th, 2023 at 18:15 IST

'Excited to play under MS Dhoni': CSK's expensive buy Daryl Mitchell reacts to joining Super Kings

At the IPL 2024 auction, Chennai Super Kings splurged to acquire the services of Daryl Mitchell. The Kiwi all-rounder reacted after becoming an expensive buy.

Reported by: Prateek Arya
Daryl Mitchell | Image:AP/CSK

Chennai Super Kings have had a successful IPL 2024 auction. The 5-time title winners are known to snare away with sensible signings and yet again the MS Dhoni-led faction seemingly got hold of the hottest free agents. CSK made the winning bids to acquire utility players like Rachin Ravindra and Daryl Mitchell at the IPL 2024 auction.

3 things you need to know

  • Chennai Super Kings makes the winning bid for Daryl Mitchell
  • CSK buys Mitchell for a whopping sum of Rs. 14 crore
  • Daryl Mitchell reacts after becoming a CSK player

CSK goes all out for Daryl Mitchell

Following an exceptional performance in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, Daryl Mitchell coming on the radar of various franchises was a thing of certainty. Moreover, with the ability to win the match with both bat and ball, he was expected to fetch a hefty sum as well. And indeed the Kiwi all-rounder got sold at the exorbitant sum of Rs. 14 crore.

Ahead of the IPL 2024 auction, there were talks regarding how CSK would look to fill the void of Ben Stokes and Ambati Rayudu in the team, and as it has happened at the auction, the Yellow outfit has brought the needed arsenal in the form of Rachin Ravindra and Daryl Mitchell.


Daryl Mitchell reacts after being sold to CSK

Upon noticing his IPL harbor i.e., Chennai Super Kings, Daryl Mitchell took to his Instagram to react on the update of joining MS Dhoni at CSK. Mitchell left a video message with the caption "Can't wait to roar in yellove" and in the clip, he could be seen sparing a few words in respect of Dhoni and CSK.


"I'm excited to play under MS Dhoni and learn new things".


Aside from the video post, Mitchell also shared the post of CSK, which declared him as the official member of the team.


Published December 19th, 2023 at 18:15 IST