With a sum of Rs 14.6 crores left in their purse CSK will be looking forward to bolstering their squad for IPL 2020.
The auction can turn out to be make or break for the franchises going into the T20 tournament.
Teams could have delved deeper into their minds to churn out more judicious decisions.
Billings was picked by CSK in IPL 2018 auction and got to play eleven games for the franchise in two seasons.
KXIP is left with the maximum amount ahead of the auction.
The BCCI has announced that the teams will have an additional budget of Rs 3 crore.
Reports have emerged that the franchise has an interest in young Tom Banton, who has done well in franchise cricket.
CSK made a cheeky tweet to make the announcement.
Since Billings’ release has opened up a crucial overseas spot in the Chennai squad, the team management will try to buy a like-for-like replacement for the Kent-based player.
Billings played 11 games for CSK across two seasons.