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Chennai Super Kings

Published: Friday, April 18, 2008, 18:23 [IST]
 
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Owner:India Cements
Cost:$91m
CEO:N Srinivasan (also BCCI treasurer)
Capt:Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Coach/Consultants:Kepler Wessels, V B Chandrashekar, Kris Srikkanth
Home Ground:M A Chidambaram Stadium
Catchment Areas:Tamil Nadu (TNCA) and Kerala (KCA) and Railways Sports Control Board (RSCB)

Players thro' auction: MS Dhoni (Ind, $1,500,000); Muralitharan (SL, $600,000); Jacob Oram (NZ $675,000); Albie Morkel (RSA, $675,000); Suresh Raina (Ind, $650,000); Matt Hayden (Aus, $375,000); Mike Hussey (Aus, $350,000); Stephen Fleming (NZ, $350,000); Parthiv Patel (Ind, $325,000); Joginder Sharma (Ind, $225,000); Makhaya Ntini (RSA, $200,000)

U-22 Players: Napoleon Einstein (TN); Sudeep Tyagi (UP); R Ashwin (TN); Anirudh Srikkanth (TN); Abhinav Mukund (TN); Viraj Kadbe (Vidarbha)

Players from catchment area: S Badrinath (TNCA); Shadab Jakati

Chennai Super Kings sans icon player spent a hefty sum of $5,925,000 in the auctions to buy the likes of Dhoni, Murali, Oram, Hussey, Ntini. Chennai coughed up $1,500,000 on Dhoni alone- highest on an individual player. The batting line-up is pretty strong- Hayden, Dhoni, Hussey, Raina et al. However bowling looks somewhat brittle but for Ntini, Morkel the Chennai side have to rely on inexperienced blokes like Joginder, Sudeep Tyagi Kadbe and Einstein.

Manpreet Gony
12 lakh
Matches : 16     Runs: 35
S Badrinath
Rs 12 lakh
Matches : 16     Runs: 192
Wickets : 17
Points* : 375
Value# : 3,200
Wickets : 0
Points* : 192
Value# : 6,250
L Balaji
Rs 14 lakh
Matches : 9     Runs: 0
S Vidyut
Rs 12 lakh
Matches : 9     Runs: 145
Parthiv Patel
Rs 1.3 crore
Matches : 13     Runs: 302
JA Morkel
Rs 2.7 crore
Matches : 13     Runs: 241
Joginder Sharma
Rs 90 lakh
Matches : 8     Runs: 16
Makhaya Ntini
Rs 80 lakh
Matches : 9     Runs: 11
Stephen Fleming
Rs 1.4 crore
Matches : 10     Runs: 196
MS Dhoni
Rs 6 croreore
Matches : 16     Runs: 414

* - Total points are calculated by adding one point per run scored plus 20 points per wicket taken
# - The value is the rupees spent for evety point scored
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