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Chennai Super Kings 2018 Squad, Team, Players for IPL-11

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.

Chennai Super Kings

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
2018 TBC


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.

SR. No. Player Country Role
1. MS Dhoni (Captain) India Wicket Keeper
2. Ravindra Jadeja India All-Rounder
3. Faf Du Plessis South Africa Batsman
4. Mitchell Santner New Zealand Bowler
5. Suresh Raina India All-Rounder
6. Ambati Rayudu India Batsman
7. Kedar Jadhav India All-Rounder
8. Harbhajan Singh India Bowler
9. Deepak Chahar India All-Rounder
10. Imran Tahir South Africa Bowler
11. Shane Watson Australia All-Rounder
12. Mark Wood England Bowler
13. Kanishk Seth India All-Rounder
14. Sam Billings England Batsman
15. Asif K M India Bowler
16. Kshitiz Sharma India All-Rounder
17. Karn Sharma India Bowler
18. Dhruv Shorey India All-Rounder
19. Lungisani Ngidi South Africa Bowler
20. N Jagadeesan India Wicket Keeper
21. Monu Singh India Bowler
22. Dwayne Bravo West Indies All-Rounder
23. Chaitanya Bishnoi India All-Rounder
24. Shardul Thakur India Bowler
25. Murali Vijay India Batsman

Head Coaches

Kepler Wessels South Africa 2008
Stephen Fleming New Zealand 2009-2015


MS Dhoni India 2008-2015

Official Online Presence

Website: www.chennaisuperkings.com

Twitter: Chennai IPL

Facebook: The Chennai Super Kings


  1. Can will same team player like Dhoni , raina, jadaja,mccallam , Smith, bravo, etc. Dhoni will be the captain of csk

    • Yes of course


      yes csk will play same team:CHENNAI SUPER KING SQUAD FOR 2018 (Retained players brought back for csk)
      Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk) , Suresh Raina (Vcap) , Brendum MacCullum, Dwane Smith, Dwane Bravo, Faf du plesis, Baba Aparajith, Ravindra Jedeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Iswar pandey, Mithun Manhas. Kevin Peterson, Adam Zampa, Mohit Sharma, Ashis Nehra, Michael Hussey, Mett Henry, Andrew Tye, Pawan Negi, Ronit More, Rahul Sharma, Kyle Abbott, Irfan Pathan, Pratyush Singh, Ankush Bains, Eklavya Dwivedi, Andrew Tye (csk will purchase Imran Thair, Ben Stokes, Aron Finch- extra player)

    • Chennai super king squad 2018
      1. Ms.Dhoni (c &wk)
      2. D.Smith
      3. B.McCullum
      4. S.Raina (vcap)
      5. K.Willimson
      6. D.Miller
      7. M.Rahim
      8. R.Tirupathi
      9. D.Bravo
      10. R.Jadeja
      11. R.Ashwin
      12. M.Sharma
      13. A.Nehra
      14. B.Tampi
      15. M.Tiwary
      Other Player for CSK Squad 2018
      16. Ben Stokes
      17. Falf Duplisis
      18. Imran Thair
      19. Baba Aprajith
      20. Daniel Christain
      21. Uman Khawja
      22. Dinesh Karthik
      23. Steve Smith
      24. Ishachandra Pandey
      25. Pawn Negi
      26. BenDunk
      27. Chris Gyle
      28. Ab.Divelries
      29. Albe Morkel
      30. Aron Finch

  2. chennai will back then the lion will be back and the old player then play in chennai.

      1. MS Dhoni (captain & wk)(Retained Player)
      2. Ravindra Jadeja (Retained Player)
      3. Ravichandran Ashwin (Retained Player)
      4. Suresh Raina (Vce Captain) (Retained Player)
      5. Dwayne Bravo (Retained Player)
      6. Faf Du plesis (Retained Player)
      7. Brendum MuCcullum(Retained Player)
      8. Dwane Smith(Retained Player)
      9. Baba Aparajith(Retained Player)
      10. Mithun Minhas(Retained Player)
      11. Ishwar Chandra Pandey(Retained Player)
      12. Murali Vijay
      13. Dinesh Karthik
      14. Myank Agarwal
      15. Rahul Tirupathi
      16. Manoj Tiwary
      17. Ishan Kishan
      18. Mohit Sharma
      19. Ashis Nehra
      20. Pratyush Singh
      21. Ankush Bains
      22. Eklavya Dwivedi
      23. Jaydev Unadkat
      24. Washington Sundar
      25. Daniel Christan
      26. Chris Lyon
      27. Chris Gayle
      28. Ben Stokes
      29. Imran Thair
      30. Martin Guptil
      31. Andrew Tye
      32. Matt Henry

      the lion is back to get the cipl 2018 championship trophy adn i am also supporting one and only csk.

  3. All the best mahi

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