Last Updated by Rahul Arora on May 6, 2022
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.
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.
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 2022 auction. The team still stands with the old squad members.
|Name:||Chennai Super Kings, CSK|
|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%
|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|
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.
|2015-present||Chennai super kings cricket limited|
|Head Coach (2018-present)||Stephen Fleming|
|Batting Coach||Michael Hussey|
|Bowling Coach||Lakshmipathi Balaji|
|Fielding Coach||Rajiv Kumar|
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.
|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|
|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|
|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|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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|
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