Chennai Super Kings was one of the original eight franchises in Indian Premier League since it’s inception in 2008. The franchise was suspended in 2015 to participate in 2016 and 2017 editions of IPL after found guilty in illegal betting and fixing charges. Chennai Super Kings also popular as CSK which was owned by India Cements. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is the home ground for team.
CSK is the most successful team of tournament till 2015 as they are the only team to enter in knockouts in successive 8 IPL editions. Team succeed to play 6 Indian Premier League finals and won 2 out of them. Chennai Super Kings were champions in 2010 and 2011 seasons while they were runner-up in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2015. MS Dhoni lead CSK over the 8 years of time span.
Team didn’t appear in 2016 and 2017 editions of IPLT20 due to match fixing allegations. Chennai Super Kings to return in Vivo IPL 2018. Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be leading CSK in 11th edition of Indian Premier League.
CSK Performance Year Wise
|Year||Result / Place|
|2008||Runner-up (2nd Place)|
|2009||Semi-Finalist (4th Place)|
|2010||Winner (1st Place)|
|2011||Winner (1st Place)|
|2012||Runner-up (2nd Place)|
|2013||Runner-up (2nd Place)|
|2014||Playoff (3rd Place)|
|2015||Runner-up (2nd Place)|
|2016||Did Not Play|
|2017||Did Not Play|
Chennai Super Kings participated in Champions League Twenty20 from 2010 to 2014. They won CLT20 championship in 2010 and 2014 under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’c captaincy. They were the most successful team of tournament as became winner twice.
Note: Champions League Twenty20 doesn’t exist anymore after 2014 as tournament was defunct from 2015.
IPL 2018 Auction
Chennai Super Kings retained three players from 2015 squad as they acquired MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja. Team retained Dwayne Bravo through RTM (Right to Match) card.
CSK Squad 2018
Dhoni team has got some tremendous players for 2018 IPL season.. Faf Du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Suresh Raina, Billings are the key players in the top order batting while Bravo, Jadeja and Watson to play major role in the side as all-rounders.
Imran Tahir, Ravindra Jadeja and Harbhajan Singh are crucial spin bowling options. Ngidi, Wood and Shardul to be premium fast bowling options for CSK.
|1.||MS Dhoni (Captain)||India||Wicket Keeper|
|3.||Faf Du Plessis||South Africa||Batsman|
|4.||Mitchell Santner||New Zealand||Bowler|
|10.||Imran Tahir||South Africa||Bowler|
|15.||Asif K M||India||Bowler|
|19.||Lungisani Ngidi||South Africa||Bowler|
|20.||N Jagadeesan||India||Wicket Keeper|
|22.||Dwayne Bravo||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|Kepler Wessels||South Africa||2008|
|Stephen Fleming||New Zealand||2009-2015|
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