The Chennai Super Kings are a franchise cricket team in the Indian Premier League . Founded in 2008, the team has played its home matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and continues to do so.
OWNER OF CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
The franchise is owned by India Cements which is owned by former ICC Chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan
TEAM CAPTAIN OF CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
The team is currently captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
TEAM COACH OF CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
Stephen Flemming is the head coach.
HOME GROUND OF CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
The home ground of the Super Kings is the historic M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (commonly called “The Chepauk”) located in Chennai. The stadium is named after former BCCI President M. A. Chidambaram. It is the oldest stadium in India which is in continuous use. The stadium is owned by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association and has a seating capacity of 50,000 as of May 2013.In 2010, the stadium underwent a major renovation for hosting some of the matches of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. The seating capacity was increased from 36,000 to 50,000 and three new stands were established during this renovation.
The Chennai Super Kings was the fourth most expensive team in 2008, behind Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. In 2018, the brand value of CSK was estimated to be $65 million, making it the most valuable team in the IPL.
The legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been CSK’s captain since the inception of the IPL and Stephen Fleming is its coach. Chennai Super Kings hold the record for qualifying to the knockout stage every time in the IPL, a feat no other team has achieved. This makes them the most successful team in the IPL.
The MS Dhoni-led side won their first IPL in 2010, defeating Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the final. They were up for a double treat as the CSK also won their first ever Champions League Twenty20 tournament, held in South Africa.
The Chennai Super Kings won their second consecutive IPL title in 2011, by defeating the Royal Challengers Bangalore at their home ground in Chepauk. They won their third IPL title in 2018 and have the best win percentage among all teams in the IPL.
They also won their second Champions League Twenty20 title in 2014. Chennai Super Kings are one of the most successful teams in the IPL, along with Mumbai Indians. The CSK boasts of quality players like Kedar Jadhav, Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Faf Du Plessis, Imran Tahir and MS Dhoni. The team’s batting is one of the strongest in the IPL this year, and they have quality bowlers as well.
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS JERSEY & LOGO
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS SQUAD FOR IPL 2019:
CSK – MS Dhoni (c/wk), Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Mohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad