Chennai Super Kings 2021

Chennai Super Kings 2021

When you want to cheer for the most entertaining side of IPL than you must need to be in the camp of Chennai Super Kings. All details of Chennai Super Kings 2021 campaign in IPL 14th edition will be available below for all CSK fans.

Chennai Super Kings 2021 Full Squad

Chennai Super Kings 2021 players list is the mix of experience and youth which will provide them good chance to bring their best game on the field which they missed during the last season.

CSK squad 2021 will have the services of CSK best players like Raina, Dhoni, Bravo, Imran Tahir, Moeen Ali and the list of Chennai Super Kings new players is also good enough to give tough time to oppositions.

Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Josh Hazlewood, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, R Sai Kishore

Chennai Super Kings Auction 2021 Details

On the IPL 2021 auction day CSK 2021 auction proceedings start with budget of 22.90 INR in their bag and end by spending 20.35 crore INR by picking 5 locals and 1 international players to complete their Chennai Super Kings 2021 full squad

The biggest purchase of the season is Chennai Super Kings new players Krishnappa Gowtham who sold for whopping Rs. 9.25 crore which make him the most expensive uncapped player in IPL history.

Another important purchase was of Moeen Ali who will be from the list of English players playing in IPL 2021.

Chennai Super Kings Player List with Price

  • Krishnappa Gowtham (All-Rounder) – Rs. 9.25 crore.
  • Moeen Ali – INR 7 crores.
  • C Hari Nishanth – INR 20 lakhs.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara – INR 50 lakhs.
  • Harishankar Reddy – INR 20 lakhs.
  • Bhagath Verma – INR 20 lakhs.

Chennai Super Kings Released Players for 2021

Along with Australian Shane Watson who retired from all forms of cricket CSK trim down CSK player list 2021 and released 5 other local players from their squad ahead of IPL auction 2021.

CSK 2021 Release Player List

Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh and Shane Watson.

Chennai Super Kings 2021 Retained Players 2021

In all CSK retained 18 players from their squad which make them fall to 7th place during last edition of IPL. That was the worst performance of any CSK outfit since the inception of IPL in 2008.

CSK 2021 Retained Player List

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

Chennai Super Kings 2021 New Players

Other than the CSK two new player signing mentioned CSK 2021 new player list also includes few other names. Indian test specialist Chateshwar Pujara is one of the new players in CSK squad for 2021.

Chennai Super Kings 2021 new player List

  • Krishnappa Gowtham.
  • Moeen Ali.
  • C Hari Nishanth
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Harishankar Reddy
  • Bhagath Verma

Chennai Super Kings Oversease Players for 2021

Chennai Super Kings contingent for IPL 14th edition includes some top international cricketers. 2 England Players, 3 South Africans, 1 each from West Indies, Australia and New Zealand are included in CSK 2021 final squad.

Chennai Super Kings 2021International Players
  • Chennai Super Kings England players includes Moeen Ali, Sam Curran.
  • Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi are South African CSK players.
  • Mitchell Santner will New Zealand Chennai Super Kings Payer.
  • Chennai Super Kings Australian Player will be Josh Hazlewood.
  • West Indian Chennai Super Kings players is Dwayne Bravo.

Chennai Super Kings Team Details

Local talent with top international cricketers making CSK one of the formidable side of 2021 IPL edition. They have only opt for one overseas batsman in their lineup but strengthen their bowling with top all rounders and highly ranked bowlers of modern era.

Chennai Super Kings Captain


MS Dhoni hold the record to lead in most number of matches in IPL history.

Former Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will continue to lead Chennai Super Kings in 2021 edition of IPL. Dhoni currently holding the record of leading a side in most matches during IPL history.

Dhoni has led his team in 188 IPL matches and won 58.82% with 110 wins. Most in IPL history by a captain.

Chennai Super Kings Batsman

Other than few renowned names like Faf du Plesis, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthapa and Suresh Raina who is making a sort of comeback in CSK squad for 2021 IPL batting looks a bit thin as CSK management didn’t look much interested in buying some pure batsman.

Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Ambati Rayudu, , Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa,  Cheteshwar Pujara, , K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth,

Chennai Super Kings Bowlers

CSK bowling lineup will be led by overseas contingent of Josh Hazelwood, Lungi Ngidi, and Imran Tahir. Likes of Shardul Thakur who is improving with every pasing day with Deepak Chahar and Karan Sharma will strengthen the CSK 2021 bowling line up.

Josh Hazlewood, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, , Imran Tahir, M.Harisankar Reddy, R Sai Kishore

Chennai Super Kings All Rounders

4 out of 6 all rounders in CSK players list 2021 are foreign players. Bravo, Curran, Moeen and Santner with Ravindra Jadeja and one of the most expensive uncapped K Gowtham makes this aspect of CSK team 2021 well covered.

Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Mitchell Santner,

Chennai Super Kings Wicket Keeper

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will hold the fort behind the stumps as usual for CSK. Narayan Jagadeesab may get few games here and there as MS Dhoni might rest in few games if CSK 2021 ride remains smooth.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Narayan Jagadeesan

Chennai Super Kings Owner

N. Srinivasan & Rupa Gurunath (India Cements) of Indian Cements are the proud owner of Chennai Super Kings.

Father and daughter duo of Srinivasan and Gurunath associated with cricket. N. Srinivasan is the former Chairman of International Cricket Council whereas Rupa Gurunath is the president of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association in India.

Chennai Super Kings Captains List

CSK captain list only have two names which shows the trust CSK management has in MS Dhoni. Sures Raina is the other player who led CSK ever that only when regular captain Dhoni has to sit out because of some reasons.

CSK List of captains
MS Dhoni197119761160.96
SK Raina6231041.66

Chennai Super Kings Records

OppositionMWLTNRWin %
Deccan Chargers10640060%
Delhi Capitals211560071%
Kings XI Punjab211290059.52%
Kochi Tuskers Kerala2110050%
Kolkata Knight Riders201370065.00%
Mumbai Indians3212190037.16%
Pune Warriors India6420066.67%
Rajasthan Royals211470066.76℅
Royal Challengers Bangalore241580165%
Sunrisers Hyderabad12930075.00℅

Chennai Super Kings Coaches & Support Staff

CSK support staff is consist of national and international coaches which is broadening the horizons for young Indian talent as well as further grooming of experienced international cricketers.

PositionName (Nationality)
Owner N. Srinivasan, Rupa Gurunath (India Cements)
CEO Kasinath Viswanathan
Team manager Russell Radhakrishnan
Head coach Stephen Fleming (NZ)
Batting coach Michael Hussey (Aus)
Bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji (Ind)
Bowling consultant Eric Simons (SA)
Fielding coach Rajiv Kumar
Throwdown specialist Narasimhan V,
Physio Tommy Simsek
Physical trainer Greg King

Chennai Super Kings Head Coach

Former New Zealand captain and highly rated thinker of the game Stephen Fleming is the CSK head coach for IPL 14th edition.

Chennai Super Kings Batting Coach

Former Australian and CSK batsman Michael Hussey is the batting coach of Chennai Super Kings. Hussey who nick name was Mr. Cricket during his playing days because of his game awareness and understanding of the modern batting.

Chennai Super Kings Bowling Coach

Former Indian fast bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji will continue to serve as bowling coach of CSK. Like Hussey; Balaji also represented CSK in the past

Chennai Super Kings Bowling Consultant

Former South African all rounder Eric Simmons will also continue his role as Bowling consultant of CSK for which he was appointed in 2018.

Chennai Super Kings Schedule 2021

Chennai Super Kings 2021 IPL schedule comprises of 14 matches like any other team in IPL. CSK will play its first match on 10th April and CSK next match will take place on April 16th. Complete CSK fixtures with all relevant details of Chennai Super Kings upcoming matches is listed below.

Match #DateDayTeam vs TeamTime (IST)Venue
2Apr-10SaturdayChennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals7:30 p.m.Mumbai
8Apr-16FridayPunjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings7:30 p.m.Mumbai
12Apr-19MondayChennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals7:30 p.m.Mumbai
15Apr-21WednesdayKolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings7:30 p.m.Mumbai
19Apr-25SundayChennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore3:30 p.m.Mumbai
23Apr-28WednesdayChennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad7:30 p.m.Delhi
27May-01SaturdayMumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings7:30 p.m.Delhi
32May-05WednesdayRajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings7:30 p.m.Delhi
34May-07FridaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 p.m.Delhi
37May-09SundayChennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings3.30 p.m.Bengaluru
41May-12WednesdayChennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders7.30 p.m.Bengaluru
47May-16SundayChennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians7.30 p.m.Bengaluru
53May-21FridayDelhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 p.m.Kolkata
56May-23SundayRoyal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings7.30 p.m.Kolkata
Chennai Super Kings Time Table

Chennai Super Kings Home Ground

India’s 2nd oldest cricket ground M. A. Chidambaram StadiumChennai is the home ground of Chennai Super Kings.

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