The Chennai based franchise cricket team in IPL is the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The team was founded in the year 2008 and it plays its home matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Chennai Super Kings has one of the biggest fan bases across the world because of its popular players like MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo and the management staff is also consist of popular names of Cricketing world.
One of the most successful teams in the history of IPL is CSK as they have reached to the play-offs of every season they have played, being the only team to do so. CSK holds the record of most appearances in the IPL playoffs i.e. ten and in the final i.e. eight.
Chennai Super Kings emerged as the champions of the IPL in 2010, 2011, and their comeback season 2018 after their two years suspension along with Rajasthan Royals franchise. CSK also won the Champions League Twenty20 in the year 2010 and 2014.
Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians franchise are the biggest rivals of each other in the Indian Premier League and the match between them means a whole pack stadium.
In the IPL 12 both the teams faced each other 4 times but unfortunately, CSK failed to win a single match against MI even in the finals. By defeating CSK by 1 run in the IPL 2019 finals Mumbai Indians became the 1st team to win the IPL title the fourth time.
The team is captained by
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and is coached by Stephen Fleming. MS Dhoni’s leadership is one of the prime reasons why CSK is one of the most followed franchises.