In India cricket is the game loved by almost everyone. It is considered as a game beyond caste, creed and age groups. With the introduction of IPL ( Indian Premier League) this game has got a new shape which is loved not by teams or sponsors only but also by the general public. It is a tournament organized by the council of IPL and matches are held between different teams at different locations. Royal challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab are the leading teams that play in this tournament.
Owner of Chennai Super Kings
In the year 2008, this franchise was bought by the group India Cements at the cost of $91 million. India Cements is the owner of this team. After the initial formalities, the management of the team is now transferred to a different entity named as Chennai Super Kings Ltd.
About Chennai Super Kings Team
This team is much in the limelight due to the game as well as other factors. It has been considered as a powerful team with an excellent winning combination of players since its inception in 2008. The headquarter of the team is in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and the home ground is M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
The team is lead by renowned player M S Dhoni and coached by Stephen Fleming.
Remarkable wins of Chennai Super Kings
It is the team that has won the IPL trophy thrice. It has won it in the year 2010, 2011 and 2013. In almost every tournament it has made the path till semi-final or even final. Presently due to such records, only the brand value of this team has soared high to $104 million. It is the second most valuable team in this format after the team of Mumbai Indians. In the year 2016 and 2017, the team was out of the league due to suspension as a result of some controversies, but with its come back in 2018 it struck at its best and won the trophy again.
Chennai Super Kings : The Growth History
In the first season of IPL in 2008, the team management had excellent players in the squad which include the name of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Matthew Hayden, Hussey, Muralidharan and Fleming. The first coach of the team was Kepler Wessels. It played its first match of this format against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali on April 19, 2008. It was also the first match won by this team with the margin of 33 runs, and since then the unstoppable journey has started.
Present Players in the Chennai Super Kings Team
In this team, one can find some of the best players of the world. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the captain, and Suresh Raina is the vice-captain of this team. Other big names in the team are Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Faf Du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, and Shardul Thakur.
Overall, it is a team with 61.28% winning ratio where out of 165 matches it has won 100, lost 64 and 1 match did not result.