Three-times IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) decided to let go of five players in Chaitanya Bishnoi, Dhruv Shorey, Sam Billings, David Willey and Mohit Sharma before the IPL 2020 trading window closed.

The players retained by the CSK team are MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Scott Christopher Kuggeleijn, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Narayan Jagadeeshan, Harbhajan Singh, KM Asif, Shardul Thakur, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, Monu Kumar, Karn Sharma