The 11th IPL season is about to come and along with this, your favourite teams are also getting ready to give their best. In the row of most successful and oldest teams, the name of CSK (Chennai Super Kings) comes on the top. This is due to the presence of world’s most successful captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The way he leads his team is the reason why CSK has remained more successful than any other participant. In 2008, when IPL season 1 was started, its franchise was under Indian Cement that further converted to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. in 2015. Here you will come to know about some of the interesting facts regarding this strong team.
Part 1. Chennai Super Kings Roster for 2018
In this season, the team will launch on ground with some of the most experienced players. The Chennai Super Kings player list is given below:
1) MS Dhoni
2) Suresh Raina
3) Harbhajan Singh
4) Ravindra Jadeja
5) Kedar Jadhav
6) Shardul Thakur
7) Ambati Rayudu
8) Depak Chahar
9) Asif KM
10) Kanish Seth
11) Dhruv Shorey
12) Monu Singh
13) Murli Vijay
14) Chaitanya Bhosle
15) Jagadeesh Narayan
16) Karan Sharma
17) Kshitiz Sharma
2. Foreign Players
1) Faf du Plessis
2) Dwayne Bravo
3) Shane Watson
4) Imran Tahir
5) Mitchell Santner
6) Lungisani Ngidi
7) Mark Wood
8) Sam Billings
These are the total players are going to perform in this season with their different specialities. Talking about the major responsibilities, MS Dhoni will lead the team as captain and wicketkeeper. For opening, Murli Vijay and Shane Watson will go on crease. Suresh Raina is holding the one down ranking followed by middle order of Faf du Plessis, Dj Bravo, Ambatti rayudu, and Ravindr Jadeja. To enhance the bowling strength, Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir will perform as spinners. For fast bowling, Lungisani Ngidi and Mark Wood are two well-known names.
Part 2. Chennai Super Kings Owner and Coaching Staff
As you know that currently, CSK is running under the ownership of Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. Their head coach is Stephen Fleming, followed by Michael Hussey as batting coach and Lakshmipati Balaji as bowling coach. Also, they have a bowing consultant as Eric Simons fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar. To keep all players fit and active, Georgy King is working as physical trainer and Tommy Simsek as Physio. For the management of team, Russel Radhakrishnan is working as manager and Lakshmi Naryan is analysing high performance.
Part 3. Chennai Super Kings Records
From 2008 till now, CSK is holding numerous records in various fields. Within the time span of 2008 to 2015, they played total 132 matches and won 79. Consequently, their winning ratio is more than 60 % which is the highest one. They lost 51 matches and only one was tied. Talking about the highest score, they scored 246/5 against Rajasthan Royal in 2010 and 240/5 against KingsXI Punjab in 2008. Along with highest record, they are also holding the record of lowest score of 79 runs against Mumbai Indians in 2013. As a highest successful run chase, they defeated RCB in 2012 by scoring 208/5.
Suresh Raina is the player of their team holding highest score of 128 runs in single match and his total score is 4540. Till now, the finest bowler if this team is Ravindr Jadeja who got 5 wickets by giving 35 runs against Deccan Chargers in 2012. Talking about the best economy rate, t is acquired by Ravichandran Ashvin of 6.53 economies in 86 matches. Suresh Raina is also holding the record of highest 66 catches in 119 matches.
Part 4. Chennai Super Kings Theme Song
The team of Chennai Super Kings has a theme song based on the field actions of team. They have a YouTube channel that provides all updates including fan videos too. The Raise Your Hands video of 2012 is one of the most popular clippings that is viewed by more than 18 million fans till now. On visiting their social video channel, you can also watch the special moments of team including practice sessions and fun. Currently, there are 35K active subscribers of CSK YouTube channel and will surely increase in this season.
Part 5. Some Memorable Chennai Super Kings Videos
IPL Final 2010 Winning Moments
This is one of the most watched highlights of Chennai Super Kings team and the match was played against Mumbai Indians. In this match, CSK won by 22 runs as the team of MI only managed to score 146. The whole match is available at IPL channel on YouTube. It has duration of 6 minutes that got more than 17 million views and 10K likes.
MATCH28 – IPL 2010 – CSK v RCB
In this match, CSK played one of its finest innings against Royal Challengers Bangalore. They won this match by 5 wickets in which Murli vijay was the highest scorer with 78 runs. The match was ended in 19th over in which Raina remained not out at the score of 44 runs.
Part 6. Watch all CSK Videos in one Android App
With the help of Snaptube application, it has now become possible to watch all IPL matches of CSK in smartphone. This app supports Android platform and available to install from its official website. One of the major benefits of this app is its capability of saving any video to watch in offline mode. Without switching between multiple apps, you can watch any old and new match in best possible resolution. As a fan of cricket, you can also place live streaming channels on the homepage of Snaptube. It takes just one touch to gain instant access to your favourite site.
updated by Chief Editor on Apr 08, 2018