Chennai Super Kings Team IPL 2019; Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Team

Chennai Super Kings Team IPL 2019; Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Team

           The three-time IPL series winners, Chennai Super Kings made a strong account after being disqualified from the tournament for two years following the 2013 spot-fixing scandal. MS Dhoni-led team made great achievement and due to MS Dhoni captaincy, he led his team to three victories since 2008.

The team has great potential to win this year tournament too as not even a two-year ban stopped them for being getting the success. Let’s talk about Chennai Super Kings major information from its squads to their schedule and performances and even much more.

About Chennai Super Kings

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is a franchise Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The team was founded in 2008 and it plays its home matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

The team also suffered a two-year suspension from the IPL that is in the year 2016 and 2017 starting from July 2015 for the alleged participation of their owners in the 2013 IPL betting case along with Rajasthan Royals.

After serving the two-year suspension from IPL, Chennai Super Kings made a great return as winning the championship trophy of 2018 IPL tournament.

Chennai Super Kings is a three-time winner of IPL overall series till date and also have the best win percentage between all teams in the IPL that is, 61.56%.

Chennai Super Kings Full Squad:

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Monu Kumar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Mohit Sharma,  N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur

Chennai Super Kings Management and Support Staff

Owner: Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd, N. Srinivasan

Head Coach: Stephen Fleming

Batting coach: Michael Hussey

Bowling coach: Lakshmipathy Balaji

Bowling consultant: Eric Simons

Team Doctor: Dr.Madhu

Physio: Tommy Simsek

Fielding coach: Rajiv Kumar

Physical trainer: Gregory King

Logistics Manager: Sanjay Natarajan

Team manager: Russell Radhakrishnan

High Performance analyst: Lakshmi Narayanan

CSK Strong Points and Game Changers Players

CSK’s batting department is unquestionably one of the best in the overall competition. However the team has two quality openers such as Shane Watson and Murali Vijay. In fact the plus point for the team is that these both players are not in debate to play the World Cup, so they have mainly focused on this year IPL tournament and this may possibly work in the team’s favour.

CSK’s game changer players from batting line up are Suresh Raina, Dhoni, Jadeja and Jadhav and the All-rounder Bravo who is considered to be one of the most dangerous finishers in the competition.

CSK IPL Seasons Performance Summary

YearIndian Premier League
2008Runners-up
2009Playoffs (2nd/8)
2010Champions
2011Champions
2012Runners-up
2013Runners-up
2014Playoffs (3rd/8)
2015Runners-up
2016Suspended
2017Suspended
2018Champions

CSK schedule in IPL 2019:

Match 1:

Teams: Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Date: 23 March 2019 (Saturday)

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Match 2:

Teams: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings

Date: 26 March 2019 (Tuesday)

Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Match 3:

Teams: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Date: 31st March 2019 (Sunday)

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Match 4:

Teams: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings

Date: 3 April 2019 (Wednesday)

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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