Chennai Super Kings is a Chennai-based domestic cricket franchise founded in the year 2008. The CSK team is owned by India Cements Ltd.
Chennai Super Kings are three-time winners of the IPL title with a perfect blend of overseas and Indian players, that is the reason why they have one of the highest Indian Premier League Odds to win the trophy. Also, the team’s success lies in the perfect captaincy of MS Dhoni and the flexibility of the team to fit in any situation.
CSK is the only team with the highest number of playoffs which is 10, and this year it is again acing the points table with 14 points. CSK is the TOP team for cricket betting online in India because of its fame and success.
Chennai Super Kings – Team Profile
|Full Name||Chennai Super Kings|
|Nickname||CSK, Yellow Army|
|Founded in Year||2008|
|Home Ground||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|Team Owners||The India Cements Ltd.|
|Captain||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Prominent Players||MS Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Lungi Ngidi|
|Jersey||Yellow with blue and orange stripes on both sides|
|Theme Song||Whistle Podu|
|Major Rivals||Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Logo||The head of a roaring lion with the team's name inscribed in blue and a crown over the team name.
Chennai Super Kings History
CSK team bought big-name players, including Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Stephen Fleming.
The team won 8 out of their 14 games and ended as runner up.
Earned a spot in CLT-20.
Stephen Fleming took charge as the coach.
The CSK team lost the semi-final against Royal Challengers. After this match Royal Challengers Bangalore players named to be the major rivals of CSK.
Matthew Hayden won the orange cap for the leading run-scorer of the season.
The Super Kings started bad, with only 2 wins out of 7 matches.
CSK won the IPL title for the first time.
Super Kings became the first IPL team to win CLT-20.
At the beginning of the tournament, the team stumbled a little but then balanced itself with 7 wins out of their next 8 matches.
CSK again won the IPL title from Mumbai Indians and it was one of the greatest years for gamblers to earn a lot of money from online betting in IPL.
In CLT-20, the CSK squad finished at the bottom.
Murali Vijay struck his second IPL hundred.
The team made it to the playoffs but lost the final by Kolkata Knight Riders.
Super Kings topped the IPL league table for the first time.
The team lost the final against Mumbai Indians by 23 runs.
CSK bought Faf du Plessis and Ashish Nehra.
CSK finished 3rd on the IPL point table.
Chennai Super Kings won CLT-20 for the second time.
CSK bought Rahul Sharma, Michael Hussey and others.
The team lost the final against Mumbai Indians IPL players.
The team was on suspension.
The team was on suspension.
CSK made three centuries of the season.
The Yellow Army won the IPL title for the 3rd time.
CSK squad lost final against MI.
For the first time, CSK failed to reach the playoffs.
The team ended 7th on the table.
In the finals, CSK showcased an all-round performance against KKR to clinch their 4th IPL title. Chennai Super Kings IPL 2021 Champions, the win makes them one of the most successful team among all IPL winners.
Chennai Super Kings Players List 2021
|MS Dhoni||Wicketkeeper||2008||Right Handed|
|Suresh Raina||Batsman||2018||Left Handed|
|Faf du Plessis||Batsman||2011||Right Handed|
|Deepak Chahar||Bowler||2018||Right Arm|
|Lungi Ngidi||Bowler||2018||Right Arm|
|Ravindra Jadeja||All-Rounder||2018||Left Handed|
|Mitchell Santner||All-Rounder||2018||Left Handed|
|Ambati Rayudu||Batsman||2018||Right Handed|
|Narayan Jagadeesan||Wicket Keeper||2018||Right Handed|
|KM Asif||Bowler||2018||Right Arm|
|Shardul Thakur||Bowler||2018||Right Arm|
|Imran Tahir||Bowler||2019||Right Arm|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||Batsman||2018||Right Handed|
|Karn Sharma||Bowler||2018||Right Arm|
|Dwayne Bravo||Bowler||2020||Right Arm|
|Sam Curran||All-Rounder||2020||Left Handed|
|Josh Hazlewood||Bowler||2020||Right Arm|
|Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore||Bowler||2021||Left Arm|
|Robbin Uthappa||Batsman||2021||Right Handed|
|Moeen Ali||All-Rounder||2021||Left Handed|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||Batsman||2021||Right Handed|
|Krishnappa Gowtham||All-Rounder||2021||Right Handed|
|Hari Nishanth||Batsman||2021||Left Handed|
|Bhagath Varma||All-Rounder||2021||Right Handed|
|Harishankar Reddy||Batsman||2021||Right Arm|
Administration and Support Staff
CEO: Kasinath Viswanathan
Head Coach: Stephen Fleming
Assistant Coach: NA
Bowling Coach: Lakshmipathy Balaji
Batting Coach: Michael Hussey
Fielding Coach: Rajiv Kumar
Physiotherapist: Tommy Simsek
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Gregory King
Team Manager: R Russell
Team Doctor: Dr Madhu Thottappillil
CSK Fan Base
CSK team has the craziest fan base. Even when the team came back after suspension, their number of fans increased.
Most of the fan following of Chennai Super Kings is because of MS Dhoni, people love him unconditionally, and he never fails to adore his fans with his performances.
More the team has likes of great coach Stephen Fleming and VC Suresh Raina.
With that said, the CSK squad has 8.3 million followers on Instagram, 7.3 million on Twitter, over 12 million on Facebook, and 1.93 million subscribers on YouTube.
Principle Team Partner:
The Muthoot Group
The India Cements Ltd.
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CSK Team Performance
|Year||Captain||Result||Top Batsman||Runs||Top Bowler||Wickets||Win %|
|2020||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||7th||Faf du Plessis||449||Sam Curran||13||42.85|
|2019||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Runners Up||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||416||Imran Tahir||26||64.29|
|2018||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Champions||Ambati Rayudu||602||Shardul Thakur||16||68.75|
|2015||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Runners Up||Brendon McCullum||436||Dwayne Bravo||26||58.80|
|2014||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Playoffs||Dwayne Smith||566||Mohit Sharma||23||62.50|
|2013||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Runners Up||Michael Hussey||733||Dwayne Bravo||32||61.11|
|2012||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Runners Up||Suresh Raina||441||Dwayne Bravo||15||52.63|
|2011||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Champions||Michael Hussey||492||Ravichandran Ashwin||20||68.75|
|2010||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Champions||Suresh Raina||520||Muttiah Muralitharan||15||56.25|
|2009||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Semifinals||Matthew Hayden||572||Muttiah Muralitharan||14||53.33|
|2008||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Runners Up||Suresh Raina||421||Manpreet Gony||17||56.25|
Chennai Super Kings Best Players
1. MS Dhoni
The team has one of the best IPL squads, one of the greatest skipper in Indian Premier League is MS Dhoni who has a 61.28 % success rate in the IPL. He’s the only captain who has won all ICC trophies. Dhoni is famously known as Captain Cool because of his humble personality. With his leadership skills and versatile personality, he’s leading the CSK team this time as well.
2. Suresh Raina
Raina is a hard-working player who is vice-captain of the Chennai Super Kings, and he knows how to turn his weaknesses into strengths. Suresh Raina is one of the best fielders in the world. And he’s the first player of CSK squad to score 3000 runs in the IPL.
3. Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar is definitely the wicket-taking bowler of the CSK. One of his famous skills is swinging the new ball, and when the ball stops swinging, he has various other skills up his sleeves. Under Dhoni’s captaincy, Chahar performs great in the domestic field, and mostly Dhoni places him at the start of the innings for wicket-taking.
4. Faf du Plessis
He’s IPL highest score batsman and fielder of the team. Faf du has many times saved the CSK team with his front foot defence batting skills. IPL 2012 was one of the successful seasons for Plessis; he scored 398 for the CSK. His great fielding skills are also the reason why he has been in the team for so long.
5. Lungi Ngidi
Ngidi is definitely one of the best bowlers of CSK. He is back of the length bowler who knows bouncing the ball hard on the pitch.
Chennai Super Kings CSK FAQs
How many times has Chennai Super Kings won IPL?
Chennai Super Kings has won the IPL title 4 times (in 2010, 2011,2018 and 2021). And they also have the highest record of playoffs appearances (10 times) among all teams.
How many times was CSK qualified for playoffs?
CSK hold the record for the longest streak in the playoffs. They were qualified 10 times for playoffs and 8 times for the final.
Why was CSK banned for two years?
CSK was banned for the years 2016 and 2017 because the owners were found guilty of spot-fixing.
Who is the captain of Chennai Super Kings?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the main captain of the team. While Suresh Raina is vice-captain.
Who is the Sponsor of CSK?
SEVEN, Myntra, Gulf Oil, and India Cements are the main sponsors of CSK.