IPL 7: Know your team - Chennai Super Kings

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Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:48 [IST]
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Controversy-hit Chennai Super Kings are the most successful team in IPL history. With back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012 and three runner-up achievements, CSK are the most consistent franchise too. MS Dhoni's captaincy will yet again be the key for CSK if they have to go all the way in IPL 7.

CSK retained their full quota of five players - Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo and R Ashwin. They will once again been seen in yellow jerseys. With these five and Faf du Plessis bought back with right to match card, CSK have familiar faces this year.

IPL 7: Know your team - CSK

Here is your guide to CSK team

Key Players: Dhoni, Raina, Ashwin, Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith

Previous Performances

2008: Runner-up

2009: Semi-finals

2010: Champions

2011: Champions

2012: Runner-up

2013: Runner-up

Squad: 20 players

Costliest player in auction: Faf du Plessis Rs 4.75 crores

Coach: Stephen Fleming

Overseas players: 8

Batsmen: 5

Bowlers: 9

All-rounders: 4

Wicketkeepers: 2

CSK Players

1. MS Dhoni (India, captain, wicketkeeper/batsman) Retained

2. Suresh Raina (India, batsman) Retained

3. Ravindra Jadeja (India, all-rounder) Retained

4. R Ashwin (India, spinner) Retained

5. Dwayne Bravo (West Indies, all-rounder) Retained

6. Faf du Plessis (South Africa, batsman) Rs 4.75 crores - Right to match

7. Dwayne Smith (West Indies, batsman) Rs 4.5 crores

8. Brendon McCullum (New Zealand, wicketkeeper/batsman) Rs 3.25 cr

9. Mohit Sharma (India, fast bowler) Rs 2 cr

10. Ashish Nehra (India, fast bowler) Rs 2 cr

11. Ishwar Pandey (India, fast bowler) Rs 1.5 cr

12. Ben Hilfenhaus (Australia, fast bowler) Rs 1 cr

13. John Hastings (Australia, all-rounder) Rs 50 lakhs

14. Matt Henry (New Zealand, fast bowler) Rs 30 lakhs

15. Samuel Badree (West Indies, spinner) Rs 30 lakhs

16. Mithun Manhas (India, all-rounder) Rs 30 lakhs

17. Vijay Shankar (India, all-rounder) Rs 10 lakhs

18. Baba Aparajith (India, batsman) Rs 10 lakhs

19. Ronit More (India, fast bowler) Rs 10 lakhs

20. Pawan Negi (India, spinner) Rs 10 lakhs


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Story first published:  Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:46 [IST]
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