IPL 2019: Everything You Need to Know About Chennai Super Kings Team

Chennai Super Kings, the three-times IPL winner is all set to play their 10th season, they will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on March 23, 2019. The Chennai-based franchise is the only team to qualify for the playoffs in every season of IPL it made an appearance in. CSK and playoffs, it’s a love story that never seems to end.

Chennai Super Kings have a win percentage of 61.56% in IPL. The Men in Yellow occupy the second spot in terms of most wins in IPL. The MS Dhoni-led side also has won 3 titles which are the joint most with MI.

Everything About Chennai Super Kings Team IPL 2019

Chennai Super Kings in IPL Auction 2019

CSK needed only two players to complete their team for IPL 2019. They bought two players in the IPL 2019 Auction and completed the IPL CSK team 2019. The CSK team bought Mohit Sharma (Rs 5 crore) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Rs 20 lakh) and completed their squad for the IPL 2019.

IPL CSK team 2019 is all set to play the IPL 12 season with 9 Batsmen, 6 all-rounders, 4 Spinners and 6 Pacers.

Chennai Super Kings Team 2019 Squad

CSK Team For IPL 2019

Batsman All-rounders Spinners Pacers
MS Dhoni (wk) Ravindra Jadeja Mitchell Santner KM Asif
Suresh Raina David Willey Imran Tahir Shardul Thakur
Faf du Plessis Dwayne Bravo Harbhajan Singh Monu Kumar
Murali Vijay Shane Watson Karn Sharma David Willey
Sam Billings (wk) Kedar Jadhav Mohit Sharma*
Ambati Rayudu Chaitanya Bishnoi Deepak Chahar
Dhruv Shorey
Ruturaj Gaikwad*
Narayan Jagadeesan (wk)

– * Denotes the Players purchased from the IPL Auction 2019

Strengths of Team CSK

Chennai Super Kings have a great balance in all 3 departments. However, the biggest X factor is the presence of all-rounders. With the likes of Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav amongst the ranks, they have a big advantage over any other side.

Weaknesses of Team CSK

Their only weakness could be in the spin department. Harbhajan Singh and Karn Sharma are the proper Indian spinners in the side. Both haven’t been at their best of late. Imran Tahir is the leggie but due to the restriction of only 4 overseas players in the XI, he might find it hard to find a place.

Chennai Super Kings Best XI

Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Mohit Sharma, David Willey

Catch Live Score: IPL 2019 Match 1 CSK vs RCB Live Score, Scorecard & Results

Chennai Super Kings Coaches and Administration staff

Owner  Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd
Head Coach Stephen Fleming
Batting coach Michael Hussey
Bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji
Bowling consultant Eric Simons
Fielding coach  Rajiv Kumar
Physical trainer Gregory King
Physio Tommy Simsek
Team Doctor Dr.Madhu
Logistics Manager Sanjay Natarajan
Team manager Russell Radhakrishnan
High-Performance analyst Lakshmi Narayanan

Also Read: IPL 2019: Pre-Tournament Best XI for Chennai Super Kings

CSK Home Ground

CSK will start the 12th season of IPL at their beloved place – Chepauk. In IPL 2018, CSK played just the one game in Chennai and remaining home games they played in Pune. But the Men in Yellow return to their lair and are ready to roar.

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai The MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai is the third oldest stadium in India which was established in 1916. The stadium is named after the former President of BCCI Muttaiya Annamalai Chidambaram. This Stadium is the home ground of Chennai Super Kings team in the Indian Premier League and has the capacity of 50,000 people. It is situated in the locality of Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Venue Stats – IPL
Total Matches 49
Matches won batting first 30
Matches won bowling first 18
Average 1st Inns scores 166
Average 2nd Inns scores 152
Highest total recorded 246/5 (20 Ov) by CSK vs RR
Lowest total recorded 112/10 (19.5 Ov) by CSK vs MI
Highest score chased 208/5 (20 Ov) by CSK vs RCB
Lowest score defended 134/6 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR

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