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Chennai Super Kings 2021

Established in 2008; Chennai super kings is a cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. CSK is one of the original 8 teams that participated in the inaugural season of the IPL tournament in 2008. CSK has always been a fan’s favourite for betting on Indian IPL betting sites.

Captain Cool, MS-Dhoni led Franchise has won the IPL title thrice in 2010, 2011 and 2018. CSK is among the few IPL teams that hold a record of reaching 10 play-offs and 8 finals.

Undoubtedly, CSK is a team with huge winning potential. Lucky Niki is one of the best live streaming platforms to bet on your favourite team.

 

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Do you know? The team was suspended for 2 years by BCCI from July 2015 to 2017. The reason was the involvement of son in law of M.Srinivasan in the IPL 2013 betting case. The team made a solid comeback in IPL 2018 and won the IPL title.

A Quick Overview of CSK Team 2021

CSK is among the most valuable IPL team with a brand value of over $100 Million. IPL2020 has been an unfortunate year for CSK in IPL history.

The team couldn’t even make it to the finals. But still, the team didn’t bring any change in the IPL 2021 auction. The team still stands with the old squad members.

Name: Chennai Super Kings, CSK
Founded: 2008
Home Stadium: M.A. Chidambaram Stadium( The Chepauk)
Team owner: Chennai super kings cricket limited and M.Srinivasan (Cement)
Strengths: Spinners & all-rounders
Weaknesses: The old team squad
Top Rivals: Mumbai Indians, Royal challengers Bangalore

The team hold the highest winning percentage of 59.83%

Check the CSK Team Squad 2021

Player Role Style Age
MS Dhoni Wicketkeeper Right Handed 39
Ambati Rayudu Batsman Right Handed 35
KM Asif Bowler Right Arm 27
Dwayne Bravo Bowler Right Arm 37
Deepak Chahar Bowler Right Arm 28
Deepak Chahar Bowler Right Arm 28
Faf du Plessis Batsman Right Handed 36
Imran Tahir Bowler Right Arm 42
N Jagadeesan Wicketkeeper Right Handed 25
Karn Sharma Bowler Right Arm 33
Lungisani Ngidi Bowler Right Arm 25
Mitchell Santner All Rounder Left Handed 29
Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore Bowler Left Arm 24
Ravindra Jadeja All Rounder Left Handed 32
Robin Uthappa Batsman Right Handed 35
Ruturaj Gaikwad Batsman Right Handed 24
Sam Curran All Rounder Left Handed 22
Shardul Thakur Bowler Right Arm 29
Suresh Raina Batsman Left Handed 34
Moeen Ali All Rounder Left Handed 33
Krishnappa Gowtham All Rounder Right Handed 32
Cheteshwar Pujara Batsman Right Handed 33
M Harishanker Reddy Bowler Right Arm 22
C Hari Nishanth Batsman Left Handed 24
K. Bhagath Varma All Rounder Right Handed 22
Jason Behrendorff Bowler Left Arm 31

Who is the CSK 2021 Owner?

India Cement, The parent company of CSK was banned for a lifetime due to involvement in IPL betting. The current owner of Chennai super kings is Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited, a non-governmental registered company. It was formulated on Dec 19, 2014, taking all the rights from India cement. Whereas India cement is still a major stakeholder of around 30% of the CSK franchise.

2008-2014 M.Srinivasan (Cement)
2015-present Chennai super kings cricket limited

Who is the CSK Coach 2021?

2008 Kepler Wessels
2009-2015  Stephen Fleming
Head Coach (2018-present) Stephen Fleming
Batting Coach Michael Hussey
Bowling Coach Lakshmipathi Balaji
Fielding Coach Rajiv Kumar
  • Stephen Fleming and Michael Hussey, both have played in the IPL for Chennai super kings. 
  • Michael Hussey is the former orange cap winner and has also okayed for Mumbai Indians
  • Whereas Stephen Fleming is the former captain of the New Zealand team.

CSK Market Value 2021

As per the internet sources, Chennai super kings’ brand value was estimated to be around 680 crores in 2019. The yellow army is among the IPL teams with the highest success rate.

The Franchise has doubled its growth in a single year with a market value worth about 1000 crores. At present, the single share value of CSK is INR 75/- to INR 80/- 

According to the economic times’ report, The unlisted stock of CSK has a market cap of about INR 2500/- crore. Even under the COVID-19 situation, the share is bound to increase.

Did you know? Dhoni-led CSK IPL team is among the top choice of online punters for sports betting in India.

 

CSK’s IPL Performance (2008-2021)

Participated in IPL matches 12/14 
Won the Title  3 times (2011, 2013, 2018)
Total matches played 187
Total Matches Won 111
Reached playoffs 10 times
2nd Runner-up  5 times
Reached Finals 5 times

CSK Stats

Highest Team Total: 246/5 (versus Rajasthan Royals on April 3, 2010, at Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai)
Lowest Team Total:  79 (versus Mumbai Indians(MI) on May 5, 2013, at Mumbai stadium.
Most Runs Suresh Raina, 5369 runs
Most Wickets Dwayne Bravo, 124 wickets
Best Bowling Average Lungi Ngidi, 16.15

CSK History

Year Description
2008 Reached finals but were defeated by Rajasthan royals.
2009 Failed to reach the finals and were defeated by royal challengers Bangalore.
2010 Won the first title by defeating Mumbai Indians.
2011 Won the second title consistently in a row.
2012 Reached the finals and were defeated by Kolkata knight riders(KKR).
2013 Lost the finals to Mumbai Indians.
2014 Failed to reach the finals but had a great season in CLT20.
2015 Lost the finals to Mumbai Indians again.
2016 The team was suspended.
2017 The team was suspended.
2018 Won the title with a solid comeback in the IPL11 season.
2019 Reached the finals; unfortunately lost the fourth title.
2020 Reached the finals; unfortunately lost the fourth title.
2021 Added new team members Moeen Ali, Cheteshwar Pujara, C Hari Nishaanth, Gowtham and, KB Varma

FAQs on CSK’s

Which is the most important player in CSK?

Suresh Raina is known as the king player of this franchise. Suresh Raina holds the record for most centuries, 37 fifties, fastest fifty in 16 balls, 481 fours.

Which is the best wicketkeeper in CSK?

Dwayne Bravo with 124 wickets is the top wicketkeeper of CSK. Ravinder Jadeja holds the record for most 4 wickets and most maidens by Ravichandran Ashwin and Deepak Chahar.

What is the theme song of the Chennai Super Kings?

It is Whistle Podu created by Arvind shankar! This slogan became famous in a short ad where the whole team is whistling before reaching the cricket ground.

Which is the most successful team of IPL?

CSK is known as the most successful team of IPL with a rate o about 60%. The only team that reached the playoffs about 10 times and won the title 3 times.

Which is better IPL team CSK or MI?

Both the teams are equally good. But considering the title; it’s Rohit sharma led Mumbai Indians team. They are also referred to as Defending champions.

Why CSK got banned in 2015?

The reason was the involvement of team owner M Srinivasan in the IPL betting scandal. Many of the crickets including S. Sreesanth were arrested for the charges of spot-fixing.

Expected 5 CSK Star performers who played 2021 for the last time

The major reason is the age factor. The IPL season is becoming competitive every year. Many of the fresh debutants are young, skilled and energetic. Whereas many players in the CSK team are above 40 years of age. 

We think CSK must consider overhauling the new team squad. Check the list!

MS-Dhoni: IPL 2020 was an unfortunate season for CSK. since then Dhoni has been under scrutiny and pressure to perform well. Clearly, the captain cool will soon be retired!

Cheteshwar Pujara: Pujara will be seen heading to  IPL 2022 auction and according to the current scenario team might not give him another chance.

Faf-du Plesis: He‘s also on the wrong side of 35. But he’s still fit and has proved himself with his amazing batting performance.

Dwayne Bravo: He is 37 years old; all-rounder and at present is among the best players of CSK holding a record of 124 wickets.

Imran Tahir: At present, he is 42 years. No doubt he is energetic and passionate about making full efforts. But we think it’s the right time to say goodbye!

CSK performance in IPL 2021

The 14th IPL edition has proven lucky for Chennai super kings. The yellow army has successfully managed to make an impact.  They were at top of the scoreboard with 6 points and a net rate of +1.12 only after 4 matches.

Total matches played  7
Match won  5
lost 2
Scoreboard position 2nd
Result TBD

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