Chennai Super Kings

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Founded in 2008, The Chennai Super Kings is a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which plays in the Indian Premier League.

The Super Kings have won the IPL title twice in 2010 and 2011 also won the Champions League Twenty20 in 2010 and 2014.

The brand value of the Super Kings in 2015 was estimated at $67 million, making them the third most valuable franchise in the IPL.

CaptainMahendra Singh Dhoni
CoachStephen Fleming
OwnerChennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd

Team Chennai Super Kings:

CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Founded2008(10 years ago)
Home groundM. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Secondary home ground(s)JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
Indian Premier League wins2 (2010, 2011)
CLT20 wins2 (2010, 2014)


Home record of Chennai Super Kings:

MatchesWinsLossesSuccess Rate
In IPL39261366.67%
In CLT2043175%

Sponsors of Chennai Super Kings:

YearKit ManufacturersShirt Sponsor (Chest)Shirt Sponsor (Back)
2008ReebokAircelIndia Cements
2018SEVENMuthoot group

Seasons of Chennai Super Kings:

YearIndian Premier LeagueChampions League Twenty20
2008Runners-upCancelled (Q)
2011ChampionsGroup stage
2012Runners-upGroup stage
2015Runners-upTournament defunct

Administration of Chennai Super Kings:

  • Owner – Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd (India Cements)
  • Head Coach – Stephen Fleming
  • Batting coach – Michael Hussey
  • Bowling coach – Lakshmipathy Balaji
  • Bowling consultant – Eric Simons
  • Physical trainer – Gregory King
  • Physio – Tommy Simsek
  • Team Doctor – Dr.Madhu
  • Logistics Manager – Sanjay Natarajan
  • Team manager – Russell Radhakrishnan
  • High-Performance analyst – Lakshmi Narayanan

IPL of Chennai Super Kings:

Performance in Indian Premier League

YearMatchesWinsLossesNo ResultTiedSuccess RatePositionSummary

Awards of Chennai Super Kings:

2008 Indian Premier League

  • Runners-up of 2008 Indian Premier League
  • Fair Play Award Winner
  • The highest total of the tournament (240/5)
  • Centuries: (Michael Hussey 116*)
  • Hat-tricks: (Lakshmipathy Balaji and Makhaya Ntini)

2009 Indian Premier League

  • Semi-finalists of 2009 Indian Premier League
  • Winner of Orange Cap (Matthew Hayden)
  • Player of the Tournament (Matthew Hayden)

2010 Indian Premier LeagueM.s Dhoni Receiving award in ipl |

  • Champions of the 2010 Indian Premier League
  • Fair Play Award Winner
  • The highest team total of the Tournament (246/5)
  • Best bowling figures of the Tournament (Doug Bollinger)
  • Highest score in the tournament (Murali Vijay 127)
  • Centuries (Murali Vijay 127)
  • IPL Awards: Best Fielder (Suresh Raina)
  • IPL Awards: Most Economical Bowler (Ravichandran Ashwin)

2010 Champions League

  • Champions of 2010 Champions League Twenty20
  • Winner of Golden Bat (Murali Vijay)
  • Highest individual score (Suresh Raina 94*)
  • Winner of Golden Wicket (Ravichandran Ashwin)
  • Best bowling figures of the tournament(Ravichandran Ashwin 4/18)
  • Player of the Tournament (Ravichandran Ashwin)

2011 Indian Premier League

2012 Indian Premier League

  • Runners-up of 2012 Indian Premier League
  • The highest team total of the Tournament (222/5)
  • Best bowling figure of the tournament (Ravindra Jadeja 5/16)
  • Centuries: (Murali Vijay 113)
  • 1st player to score 2000 runs in IPL (Suresh Raina)

2013 Indian Premier LeagueSuresh Raina Receiving award |

  • Runners-up of 2013 Indian Premier League
  • 1st team to register 50 wins in IPL
  • Fair Play Award Winner
  • Centuries: (Suresh Raina 100*)
  • Winner of Orange Cap (Michael Hussey)
  • Winner of Purple Cap (Dwayne Bravo)

2014 Indian Premier League

  • Semi-Finalists
  • Fair Play Award Winner
  • First Team to play 100 games in IPL
  • Suresh Raina becomes the first player to play 100 games and score 3000 runs in IPL
  • Winner of Purple Cap (Mohit Sharma)

2014 Champions League

  • Champions of 2014 Champions League Twenty20
  • Centuries: (Suresh Raina 109*)
  • Player of the Tournament: (Suresh Raina)
  • Leading Run-Scorer of the Tournament: (Suresh Raina)
  • Best Bowling Figures of the Tournament: (Pawan Negi)
  • Maximum Sixes of the Tournament: (Suresh Raina)

2015 Indian Premier League

  • Runners Up of 2015 Indian Premier League
  • Fair Play Award Winner
  • Centuries: (Brendon McCullum 100*)
  • Best Bowling Figures: (Ashish Nehra) 4/10 (4 Overs)
  • Winner of Purple Cap: (Dwayne Bravo) 26 wickets
  • Best catch of the season: (Dwayne Bravo)

IPL auction 2018 of Chennai Super Kings:

Capped /
Base Price
in (in
price in
(in lakhs)
Shane Watson102Capped100400
Mark Wood0Capped150150
Sam Bilings11Capped100100
Ambati Rayudu114Capped50220
Asif KM0Uncapped2040
Chaitanya Bishnoi0Uncapped2020
Deepak Chahar5Uncapped2080
Dhruv Shorey0Uncapped2020
Harbhajan Singh136Capped200200
Kanishk Seth0Uncapped2020
Karn Sharma56Capped200500
Kedar Jadhav64Capped200780
Kshitiz Sharma0Uncapped2020
Monu Singh0Uncapped2020
Murali Vijay100Capped200200
Narayan Jagdeesan0Uncapped2020
Shardul Thakur13Capped75260
Mitchell Santner0Capped5050
Faf du Plessis53Capped150160 (RTM)
Imran Tahir32Capped100100
Lungi Ngidi0Capped5050
Dwayne Bravo106Capped200640 (RTM)

Controversies of Chennai Super Kings:

  • In May 2013, Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of Srinivasan, was arrested by Mumbai Police on charges of placing bets on IPL matches.
  • Meiyappan, who was the Team Principal of the Super Kings, was issued a summons by the Mumbai Police and on interrogation, it was found that Meiyappan was in contact with bookies through actor Vindu Dara Singh.
  • Srinivasan, on 2 June 2013, decided to step aside as BCCI President temporarily until the inquiry into the betting case completed.
  • In February 2014, the three-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court of India enquired into the betting case indicted Meiyappan for illegal betting during the 2013 IPL.
  • On 25 March 2014, the Supreme Court of India issued an ultimatum to the BCCI demanding that Srinivasan either step down as President or be removed from his position.[
  • On 14 July 2015, the Supreme Court appointed RM Lodha committee suspended the owners of Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings from the Indian Premier League for a period of two years.
  • On 24 February 2016, the Supreme Court of India agreed to hear a plea for lifting the ban on the Chennai Super Kings.

Players of Chennai Super Kings

KM Asif

MS Dhoni

Age:24 years 188 daysAge:36 years 205 days
Playing role:BowlerPlaying role:Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting:Right-hand batBatting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm mediumBowling:Right-arm medium

Sam Billings

Faf du Plessis

Age:26 years 227 daysAge:33 years 199 days
Playing role:Wicketkeeper batsmanPlaying role:Middle-order batsman
Batting:Right-hand batBatting:Right-hand bat

Chaitanya Bishnoi

Bowling:Leg break
Age:23 years 156 days

Harbhajan Singh

Playing role:Batting all-rounderAge:37 years 209 days
Batting:Left-hand batPlaying role:Bowler
Bowling:Slow left-arm orthodoxBatting:Right-hand bat

Dwayne Bravo

Bowling:Right-arm off break
Age:34 years 113 days

Imran Tahir

Playing role:All-rounderAge:38 years 307 days
Batting:Right-hand batPlaying role:Bowler
Bowling:Right-arm medium-fastBatting:Right-hand bat

Deepak Chahar

Bowling:Legbreak googly
Age:25 years 174 days

Ravindra Jadeja

Playing role:BowlerAge:29 years 53 days
Batting:Right-hand batPlaying role:All-rounder
Bowling:Right-arm mediumBatting:Left-hand bat

Kedar Jadhav

Bowling:Slow left-arm orthodox
Age:32 years 308 days

Lungi Ngidi

Playing role:Batting all-rounderAge:21 years 305 days
Batting:Right-hand batPlaying role:Bowler
Bowling:Right-arm off breakBatting:Right-hand bat

Narayan Jagadeesan

Bowling:Right-arm fast
Age:22 years 35 days

Suresh Raina

Playing role:Opening batsmanAge:31 years 62 days
Batting:Right-hand batPlaying role:Middle-order batsman

Kshitiz Sharma

Batting:Left-hand bat
Age:27 years 282 daysBowling:Right-arm offbreak
Playing role:

Top-order batsman

Ambati Rayudu

Batting:Right-hand batAge:32 years 127 days
Bowling:Right-arm mediumPlaying role:Middle-order batsman

Monu Kumar

Batting:Right-hand bat
Age:23 years 84 daysBowling:Right-arm offbreak
Playing role:Bowling allrounder

Mitchell Santner

Batting:Right-hand batAge:25 years 357 days
Bowling:Right-arm mediumPlaying role:Bowling allrounder

Karn Sharma

Batting:Left-hand bat
Age:30 years 97 daysBowling:Slow left-arm orthodox
Playing role:Bowler

Kanishk Seth

Batting:Left-hand batAge:20 years 85 days
Bowling:Legbreak googlyPlaying role:Bowler

Dhruv Shorey

Batting:Right-hand bat
Age:25 years 237 daysBowling:Left-arm medium
Playing role:Top-order batsman

Shardul Thakur

Batting:Right-hand batAge:26 years 104 days
Bowling:Right-arm offbreakPlaying role:Bowler

Murali Vijay

Batting:Right-hand bat
Age:33 years 302 daysBowling:Right-arm medium
Playing role:Opening batsman

Shane Watson

Batting:Right-hand batAge:36 years 225 days
Bowling:Right-arm offbreakPlaying role:Allrounder

Mark Wood

Batting:Right-hand bat
Age:28 years 17 days
Playing role:Right-arm fast-medium
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm fast