CSK, History, Team Squad 2021, Brand Value, Controversy

CSK Team History

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Founded in 2008 are among one of the franchise cricket teams of IPL based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. In 2008 was sold to the India Cements for $91 million, making it the 4th most expensive team in the league behind Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. India Cements acquired the rights to the CSK for 10 years.

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CSK Team Owner

Former ICC Chairman N. Srinivasan was the de-facto owner of the CSK, by means of his position as the vice-chairman and managing director of India Cements Ltd. The franchise was transferred to a separate entity named CSK Cricket Ltd.

After the Supreme Court struck down the controversial amendment to the BCCI constitution’s clause 6.2.4 that allowed BCCI board officials to have a commercial interest in the IPL and the Champions League Twenty20 on 22 January 2015.

CSK’s theme song is the “Whistle Podu” designed by Aravind–Shankar.

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In terms of winning percentage, Chennai is second behind Mumbai with 58.88 percent. Let us tell you here that Mumbai remains in first place with a 62.5 percent win.

At present, CSK record holder Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only player from all the IPL teams who have remained the captain of the team since its inception. Also, the first captain who won the IPL title.


Retained Players – MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Faf Du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar,N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R. Sai Kishore, Lungi Ngidi.

Released Players – Shane Watson (retired), Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh.

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CSK Team IPL 2021 auction:

Moeen Ali — Rs 7 crore.
K Gowtham for whopping – 9.25 crores. (32-year-old uncapped Gowtham became the most expensive player of CSK released by Punjab Kings )
Cheteshwar Pujara – 50 lakhs.
Harisankar Reddy f- 20 lakhs.
K Bhagath Verma – 20 lakhs.
C. Hari Neeshanth – 20 lakhs.


CSK Coach- Former kiwi captain Stephen Fleming is the head coach of CSK

CSK Brand Value

Brand Value of CSK- Chennai Super Kings has purchased for Rs 360 crore (about US$91 million) in 2008. CSK’s brand value in 2018 was 65 million $. In 2020 it was estimated 59.8 Million $

Controversy – CSK suspended from IPL in 2016 & 17

Winner – The Chennai team has so far won the IPL title three times,(2010,2011 & 2018) while it has been runner-up five times.( 2008,2012,2013,2015 & 2019)

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Batsmen who scored the most runs from Chennai in IPL – Suresh Raina (5368). He is just behind Virat Kohli

Official website – http://www.chennaisuperkings.com/CSK_WEB/index.html

Twitter Handle – https://twitter.com/ChennaiIPL

CSK New Jersy

IPL’s one of the most successful team CSK’s jersey has donned a new look ahead for IPL 2021. Myntra is their new sponsor. The team jersey has 3 stars on the top of the franchise’s logo, depicting their 3-title victories in 2010, 2011, and 2018.

Yellow is the color of CSK since its inception. The T-shirt also has an image of the Indian army to it since most people know Dhoni’s respect towards them.


CSK Full Schedule VIVO IPL 2021 in UAE

Match No Date DayvsISTVenue
3019 Sep 2021SundayMI7.30 pmDubai
3524 Sep FridayRCB7.30 pmSharjah
3826 Sep SundayKKR3.30 pmAbu Dhabi
4430 Sep ThursdaySRH7.30 pmSharjah
472 Oct SaturdayRR7.30 pm Abu Dhabi
50 4 OctMondayDC7.30 pmDubai
537 Oct ThursdayPBKS3.30 pm Dubai

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