Chennai Super Kings is one of the eight teams to compete in the Indian Premiere League – IPL 13. Chennai Super Kings are the only one IPL team to qualify for the playoff the stage in each edition of the their appearance in the IPL. Cricket fans, enjoy all matches of IPL 13 live.
CSK is a team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. CSK is also one of the best team, who compete in IPL 13. CSK won the IPL title three times and CSK hold the records of the most in IPL, they came in playoff of IPL 10 times and in IPL final eight times.
The CSK team plays their home matches in M.A. Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. The brand value of the CSK team in 2019 is 732 crore.
The team is currently being captain by MS Dhoni with Stephen Fleming as team coach, Michael Hussey as batting coach and Lakshmipathy Balaji in Team as bowling coach.
The Chennai Super Kings franchise was sold to the India Cement for $91 million and making it the fourth most expensive team in IPL. India Cement acquired the rights of the CSK franchise for 10 years.
The Chennai franchise named the team as Chennai Super Kings to honour the rulers of the Tamil Empire. The team logo features the head of a roaring lion in orange and the team name rendered in blue. The team’s theme song is Whistle Podu designed by Arvind – Shankar.
Muthoot group is a current shirt sponsor, having sign a three year deal in 2018. Telecom service provider Aircel was the previous shirt sponsor, they signed three year deal in 2008 and then renewed in 2011 for Rs. 850 million and became the most expensive sponsor deal in IPL. And CSK’s other sponsor are India Cement, Gulf Oil, Equitas Small Finance Bank, HIL, Nippon Paint, Parle Agro Frooti and Atria Convergence Technologies.
In 2018 & 2019, there were reports to over 10,000 fans turning up to watch the team practice sessions. On 14, Feb. 2016 the Supreme court of India agreed to hear a plea for lifting the ban on CSK.
CSK Current Squad – IPL 13
Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif , Ravindra Jadeja, M Vijay, MS Dhoni, Josh Hazlewood ,Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir , Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Sai Kishore
CSK Record in IPL
|Year||League standing||Final standing|
|2008||3rd out of 8||Runners-up|
|2009||2nd out of 8||Semifinalists|
|2010||3rd out of 8||Champions|
|2011||2nd out of 10||Champions|
|2012||4th out of 9||Runners-up|
|2013||1st out of 9||Runners-up|
|2014||3rd out of 8||Playoffs|
|2015||1st out of 8||Runners-up|
|2018||2nd out of 8||Champions|
|2019||2nd out of 8||Runners-up|
Chennai Super Kings -Administration & Support Staff
Position – Name
Owner – India N. Srinivasan, Rupa Gurunath, Gurunath Meiyappan (India Cements)
CEO – India Kasinath Viswanathan
Team manager – India Russell Radhakrishnan
Brand ambassador – India Vijay, Nayanthara, Laxmi Rai
Captain – India Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Head coach – New Zealand Stephen Fleming
Batting coach – Australia Michael Hussey
Bowling coach – India Lakshmipathy Balaji
Bowling consultant – South Africa Eric Simons
Fielding coach – India Rajiv Kumar
Physio – Australia Tommy Simsek
Physical trainer – South Africa Greg King
High Performance analyst – India Lakshmi Narayanan
Team doctor – India Madhu Thottappillil
Logistics manager – India Sanjay Natarajan