Chennai Super Kings – IPL T20

Chennai Super Kings – IPL T20

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) continues to be the most steadfast team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), demonstrating remarkable consistency even after encountering a ban for spot-fixing in 2014. Under the leadership of former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni from the inception, CSK clinched the tournament title on four occasions in 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023.

CSK has established a remarkable record as the team with the highest number of playoff appearances in the IPL, making it to the finals eight times, highlighting its unparalleled consistency in the tournament.

In the 2023 season, CSK is often labeled as the “aging team” of the IPL, boasting an average player age of around 32 years. Despite this, the team’s wealth of experience and unwavering consistency positions it as a formidable contender.

Suresh Raina’s contribution also plays a pivotal role in CSK’s success, earning him the title of Mr. Consistent in the IPL. He holds the second-highest run-scoring record in the tournament, surpassed only by Virat Kohli.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team 2022:

Stephen Fleming, the former New Zealand opening batsman and captain, serves as the coach for Chennai Super Kings, owned by India Cements Limited. Notably, Fleming also played for CSK during the early years of the IPL.

Furthermore, CSK holds the distinction of being the first team to secure victory in the Champions League Twenty20 in 2010. Ravichandran Ashwin, the spin maestro, was honored with the Player of the Series award for claiming the highest number of wickets in the tournament, while Murali Vijay earned the ‘Golden Bat’ for amassing the most runs, including the Man of the Match accolade in the finals.

CSK continued its success by winning the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 tournament, propelled by an unbeaten 109 off 62 balls by Suresh Raina and an impressive 5/22 performance by spinner Pawan Negi, who was named the Man of the Match in the finals.

All Time Champion:

After serving a two-year suspension from the IPL in 2016 and 2017, CSK made a triumphant return, clinching their third IPL title in 2018. In that remarkable season, they achieved a unique feat by becoming the first team to defeat a single opponent four times in a single season—Sunrisers Hyderabad being the unfortunate team. The comeback of the Chennai Super Kings was truly special, defying expectations after facing a ban in two IPL seasons.

Their colossal fan base remained steadfast, unwavering in their support for the team despite the ban. In 2023, CSK once again demonstrated their prowess by becoming the first team to qualify for the playoffs and securing a spot in the finals for the eighth time.

However, in the finals, they narrowly missed their target set by the Mumbai Indians, who secured their fourth IPL title, the most in the league’s history. The final scores stood at 149/8 for Mumbai Indians and 148/7 for Chennai Super Kings. With an eye on the 2020 IPL title, CSK aims to become the joint team with the most IPL titles, alongside the Mumbai Indians. As in most seasons, CSK is likely to maintain a strong presence in the top four throughout the tournament, and winning the trophy would not be a surprise.

Today CSK Match Schedule 2023 – Chennai Super Kings Match List 2023:

Match No IPL Teams Match Date Match Time Match Stadium Match Venue
01 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) SAT 26 MARCH, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
07 Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) THU 31 MARCH, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Brabourne – CCI Mumbai
11 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Punjab Kings (PBKS) SUN 3 APRIL, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Brabourne – CCI Mumbai
17 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) SAT 9 APRIL, 2022 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT) DY Patil Stadium Navi Mumbai
22 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) TUE 12 APRIL, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) DY Patil Stadium Navi Mumbai
29 Gujarat Titans (GT) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) SUN 17 APRIL, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) MCA Stadium Pune
33 Mumbai Indians (MI) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) THU 21 APRIL, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) DY Patil Stadium Navi Mumbai
38 Punjab Kings (PBKS) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) MON 25 APRIL, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
46 Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) SUN 1 MAY, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) MCA Stadium Pune
49 Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) WED 4 MAY, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) MCA Stadium Pune
55 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Delhi Capitals (DC) SUN 8 MAY, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) DY Patil Stadium Navi Mumbai
59 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Mumbai Indians (MI) THU 12 MAY, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
62 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Gujarat Titans (GT) SUN 15 MAY, 2022 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT) Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
68 Rajasthan Royals (RR) Vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) FRI 20 MAY, 2022 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT) Brabourne – CCI Mumbai

Remaining Budget and Squad Strength of CSK after Tata IPL Mega Auction 2024

Category Count
Remaining Budget INR 2.95 Crore
CSK Total Players 25
Indian Players 17
Overseas Players (as of 2024) 8

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Expected Starting XI for the 2024 Season:

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Squad for the 2022 Season:

Wicketkeepers Batters All-rounders Bowlers
MS Dhoni, Devon Conway (NZ) Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Ajinkya Rahane Moeen Ali (ENG), Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius (SA), Mitchell Santner (NZ), Ben Stokes (ENG), Kyle Jamieson (NZ), Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma, Nishant Sindhu Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana (SL), Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana (SL)

 

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