Chennai Super Kings 2021: CSK Team, Squad, Schedule and Stats

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CSK Team, Squad, Schedule, Live Score

MS Dhoni led CSK has been the most successful teams in the IPL history. Despite missing 2 years due to ban, they have won 3 IPL titles so far under the captaincy of Dhoni. The team has retained the core group of players like Raina, Jadeja, DJ Bravo and Dhoni himself for all 12 years. This team contains mostly experienced players whose average age is 30+.

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    CSK Team, Squads, Schedule and Wiki

    The Chennai Super Kings were banned from IPL in 2015 for two years. which led to their exclusion from IPL 2016 and IPL 2017. The suspension was served due to CSK’s owners involvement int he infamous 2013 IPL betting case. The franchise had a spectacular return to IPL in 2018 which culminated with CSK winning IPL Trophy.

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    CSK has been able to win the IPL Championship Trophy thrice in 2010, 2011 and 2018 and currently has the best win percentage of 61.28% among all Teams featuring in IPL. They also hold the unique record of qualifying for each of the PlayOff stage that they have participated in. The Chennai Super Kings have the distinction of playing the most Play-Offs (10) and making it to the Final of the IPL (8).

    Chennai Super Kings’ brand value is estimated at around Rs.732 crores ($104 million), labeling them as the 2nd most valuable IPL Teams as of 2019, after Mumbai Indians. 

    2021 Chennai Super Kings Squads & Players

    Here’s the 2021 CSK Squad (Final List):

    MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa (Traded in), Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Harisankar Reddy, Bhagvath Varma and Cheteshwar Pujara

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    • MS Dhoni
    • Suresh Raina
    • Ravindra Jadeja
    • Dwayne Bravo
    • Sam Curran
    • Karn Sharma
    • Shardul Thakur
    • Ambati Rayudu
    • Josh Hazlewood
    • Faf du Plessis
    • Imran Tahir
    • Deepak Chahar
    • Lungisani Ngidi
    • Mitchell Santner
    • KM Asif
    • Jagadeesan Narayan
    • Ruturaj Gaikwad
    • R Sai Kishore
    • Moeen Ali
    • Krishnappa Gowtham
    • Harisankar Reddy
    • Bhagvath Varma
    • Cheteshwar Pujara

    Chennai Super Kings CSK Schedule

    The team will play a total of 14 matches (excluding play-offs and finals), playing at least twice against the opposing team in the 2021 IPL tournament this year.
    Match, Date, Timing & Venue
    1st T20 | Apr 10, Sat
    Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    2nd T20 | Apr 16, Fri
    Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    3rd T20 | Apr 19, Mon
    Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    4th T20 | Apr 21, Wed
    Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    5th T20 | Apr 25, Sun
    Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
    3:30pm Local | 10am GMT | 6am EST
    Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    6th T20 | Apr 28, Wed
    Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
    7th T20 | May 01, Sat
    Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
    8th T20 | May 05, Wed
    Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
    9th T20| May 07, Fri
    Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
    10th T20| May 09, Sun
    Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings
    3:30pm Local | 10am GMT | 6am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    11th T20| May 12, Wed
    Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    12th T20 | May 16, Sun
    Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    13th T20 | May 21, Fri
    Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Eden Gardens, Kolkata
    14th T20 | May 23, Sun
    Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
    7:30pm Local | 2pm GMT | 10am EST
    Eden Gardens, Kolkata

    Chennai Super Kings Wiki

    CaptainMahendra Singh Dhoni
    Vice-CaptainSuresh Raina
    Team DirectorSubramanian Palaniappan
    Operations ManagerR Russell
    Head CoachStephen Fleming
    Batting CoachMichael Hussey
    Bowling CoachLakshmipathy Balaji
    Fielding CoachRajiv Kumar
    Bowling Talent Development and AnalyticsLakshmi Narayanan
    Strength and Conditioning CoachGregory King
    PhysiotherapistTommy Simsek
    Chennai Super Kings JerseyYellow (Prominent) + Blue + Orange
    Theme SongWhistle Podu
    Major Rival(s)Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians
    LogoAn orange lion head on a yellow background with Chennai Super Kings inscribed in blue.

    Chennai Super Kings Home ground

    The iconic M.A. Chidambaram Stadium (a.k.a Chepauk) in Chennai city is home to CSK. Chepauk stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 and is maintained by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) who also owns the ground.

    Chennai Super Kings Theme song

    The theme song of the Chennai Super Kings is ‘Whistle Podu’, which has been designed by Aaravind-Shankar. It was created in 2008 for YouTube and got famous in 2009 and went on to become the theme song of the Team. The song is a rage in Tamil Nadu and is the symbol of the spirits of the Chennai Super Kings.

    CSK previous IPL Performance

    YearLeague table standingFinal standing
    20207/8League stage
    20192/8Runners-up
    20182/8Champions
    2017
    2016
    20151/8Runners-up
    20143/8Playoffs
    20131/9Runners-up
    20124/9Runners-up
    20112/10Champions
    20103/8Champions
    20092/8Semifinalists
    20083/8Runners-up

    IPL Live Telecast

    Cricket fans can catch the live streaming of all matches on Star Sports Network and Hotstar. You can also check out the live ipl match update about the Match scores with CricketSchedule social platforms. We will update the live scores during the Match.

    CSK Live Score (All 2021 IPL Matches)

    CSK Live Score in IPL 2021
    Apr 10 / May 21CSK vs DC
    Apr 16 / May 09CSK vs PBKS
    Apr 21 / May 12CSK vs KKR
    May 01 / May 16CSK vs MI
    Apr 19 / May 05CSK vs RR
    Apr 25 / May 23CSK vs RCB
    Apr 28 / May 07CSK vs SRH

    Connect with CSK team

    The Chennai Super Kings has an astronomical fan following, and they refer themselves as the ‘Yellow Army’. Named as ‘Whistle Podu Army’, the Team also has an Official Fan Club, and it was created in 2016 after Team’s suspension for 2 years. CSK are a very popular Franchise with millions of followers across all social media platforms.

    Websitewww.chennaisuperkings.com
    Facebookfacebook.com/TheChennaiSuperKings
    Twittertwitter.com/ChennaiIPL
    Instagraminstagram.com/chennaiipl/
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    FAQs

    For the 2021 IPL season, MS Dhoni is the captain of Chennai Super Kings team while Stephen Fleming is the coach.

    The head coach of Chennai Super Kings is Stephen Fleming, Michael Hussey is the Batting Coach and Lakshmipathy Balaji is the bowling coach.

    As per 2021 IPL schedule, Chennai Super Kings will play 14 matches in total and twice against each team participating in the league.

    The team has won three IPL trophies so far. CSK first won the IPL trophy in 2010 followed by 2 more title wins in 2011 and 2018.

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