The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are an Indian cricket franchise based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, with a home ground in the city of Mumbai. They play their home matches at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. They are a member of the Indian Premier League (IPL) (IPL).
Affiliated with the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium since its inception in 2008, the team is based in Chennai and plays its home games there. The team is owned by Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd, which is controlled by India Cements, which owns a majority stake in the company and thus controls the team’s finances.
Their participation in the 2013 IPL betting case resulted in their suspension from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for two years, which began in July 2015. However, they were victorious in their first season back in the league, which took place in 2018. The team, which is coached by Stephen Fleming, is captained by Ravindra Jadeja, who serves as vice captain.
They are the defending champions, having won the IPL season in 2021, and are the current favourites to win the tournament. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) became India’s first unicorn sports enterprise in January 2022 when they won the Indian Premier League.
For the fourth time (in 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021), the Chennai Super Kings have taken home the Indian Premier League championship. In addition, they have the highest win percentage of any team in the division (64.83 percent ). I
t is they who have made the most appearances (eleven) and final appearances (seven) in the Indian Premier League’s playoffs and finals (nine). In addition, they were victorious in the Champions League Twenty20 tournaments in 2010 and 2014. For the year 2019, it is estimated that the Chennai Super Kings have a brand value of approximately Rs.732 crore (approximately $104 million), placing them among the most valuable IPL franchises in the world.
Michael Hussey and Muttiah Muralitharan were among the players who represented the Chennai Super Kings during the 2008 season, including Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was the team’s captain at the time. In spite of making it all the way to the finals, they were defeated by the Rajasthan Royals.
During the 2009 IPL season, the Chennai Super Kings were knocked out of the finals after losing in the semifinals to the Royal Challengers Bangalore, who were in the midst of their best season at the time of their exit.
Defeating the Mumbai Indians in the final, the Chennai Super Kings won their first Indian Premier League title in 2010.
2011: The team successfully defended its title, becoming the first team in the history of the Indian Premier League to do so twice in succession.
After being denied a second appearance in the finals, the Super Kings were defeated by the Kolkata Knight Riders, who went on to win their first IPL championship the following season.
2013: The Chennai Super Kings were defeated by the Mumbai Indians, who won their first IPL title after making it to the finals for the second time.
Although the Chennai Super Kings were eliminated from the Indian Premier League for the first time in many years in 2014, they enjoyed a successful season in the Twenty20 league.
During the 2015 Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings were eliminated in the finals by the Mumbai Indians for the second year in a row.
The team was forced to take an indefinite break in 2016.
The team was forced to take an indefinite break in 2017.
- The team had a successful return to the league, winning its third IPL championship as a result of their return.
Chennai Super Kings reached the Indian Premier League (IPL) finals for the fourth time in 2019, but fell short of winning their fourth championship.
2021: The Chennai Super Kings competed in the Indian Premier League for the first time in their history, but were unsuccessful in their attempts to qualify for the postseason.
Following the additions of Moeen Ali and Krishnappa Gowtham to the Chennai Super Kings squad in 2020, MH Reddy, KB Varma, and C Hari Nishaanth were brought in to complete the team’s roster in the following year.
Personnel in the Divisions of Administration and Support
Subramanian Palaniappan, who also serves as the team’s director, is in charge of the operation.
Mr R Russell is not only the team’s operations manager, but he is also its cricket operations manager, as well.
Stephen Fleming serves as the team’s head coach.
Currently, Michael Hussey is serving as the squad’s hitting coach.
The team is supervised by bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji, and the fielding coach Rajiv Kumar is in charge of the team.
Director of Talent Development and Analytics for the bowling industry, Lakshmi Narayanan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Gregory King, the team’s strength and conditioning coach, is in charge of their overall performance.
Team Sponsors are individuals or organisations who contribute to the team’s financial well-being by providing financial support.
The Chennai Super Kings are sponsored by the Muthoot Group, which is their primary team partner. From now until 2021, the Muthoot Group will continue to sponsor the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). SEVEN, which is the official jersey sponsor of the Chennai Super Kings, is another company that sponsors the Chennai Super Kings.
There are a number of other businesses that contribute to the success of the Chennai Super Kings. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team’s captain, is also the owner of the SEVEN clothing line. Chennai Super Kings, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, have signed a new sponsorship deal with Gulf Lubricants, which will provide them with additional resources.
CSK Franchise owner’s parent company, India Cements, receives a significant portion of the sponsorship funds as compensation for their efforts. A new official internet partner, ACT Fibernet, has been added to the team’s growing list of digital media partners, which already includes NOVA and the International Cricket Council (ICC). Radio stations Hello FM and Fever FM have been designated as the official radio partners of the Chennai Super Kings since 2011. ASAP Energy was named the official energy partner of the team in 2020, and they will continue to be so.
NAC Jewellers, Boat, Sonata, The Souled Store, CoveritUp, and Lilliputhub are just a few of the companies that have lent their support to CSK’s merchandise, which includes a variety of other brands. Others who have contributed to the event’s success include Myntra, British Empire, SNJ 10,000, Jio, Nippon Paint, equitas, Clear, BKT, Dream11, Atlasware, Basics, Christy Textiles, Kaadoo, Klaygrill, Lamy, Levista, nasher miles, and SEVEN, amongst many others.
Members of the Chennai Super Kings’ squad to keep an eye on include:
Despite the fact that they do not have a match-winning squad on their hands, the Chennai Super Kings are one of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the best captains in the game, leads a group of consistent performers on the Chennai Super Kings’ player list, which allows them to achieve this goal with relative ease. There are several standout players in the CSK 2020 squad who should be kept an eye on, among them are:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most highly regarded cricketer on the planet.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team’s captain, is one of the most important motivators for the players. He has guided the team to the postseason in each of the team’s first eleven seasons under his guidance. As a result, he is expected to repeat the feat and hand the trophy back to the Chennai Super Kings, who have won the tournament.
Suresh Raina is the second-best cricketer in the world.
Along with leading the franchise in runs scored, Suresh Raina has established himself as the most consistent batsman, having appeared in every game since the start of the season. Suresh Raina, who has a slew of records to his credit, is also living up to the lofty expectations that have been placed on him heading into the current season.
Deepak Chahar takes third place in the polls.
Deepak Chahar has been one of the most improved cricketers for the Chennai Super Kings in recent years, and he has been a key contributor to their success. MS Dhoni employs him on a regular basis to bowl out the new ball in the first seven overs of a match, which is a common occurrence. The elder Chahar brother has made his international debut after putting in some outstanding new ball bowling performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Faf du Plessis is ranked fourth in the world.
For the past several years, Faf du Plessis (the former Proteas captain) has demonstrated that he is a valuable asset to the franchise in both the batting and fielding departments. As a result of his hard-hitting abilities combined with a strong frontfoot defence, he has proven to be an extremely valuable member of the team. A significant part of his long-term success with the organisation has also been attributed to his agility on the football field.
Ngidi Lungi is the world’s fifth most famous person.
In his first season with the Chennai Super Kings, the powerhouse of the Proteas’ pace attack has been a standout performer for them. The Men in Yellow’s foreign pace contingent will be led by him during the IPL 2021, providing the legendary MS Dhoni with a potent arsenal of pacers capable of generating pace and bounce off wickets such as those at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Published By : VATSAL KOTHA
Edited By : KIRAN MAHARANA