The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The team represents the city of Chennai in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India. The team is one of the most successful franchises in the history of the IPL.
Here are some key points about the Chennai Super Kings:
- Founded: The team was founded in 2008 when the IPL was inaugurated.
- Home Ground: The home matches of the Chennai Super Kings are played at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, which is also known as Chepauk Stadium.
- Captaincy: MS Dhoni, one of the most successful captains in international cricket, served as the captain of the Chennai Super Kings from the inception of the IPL until 2021.
- Success: CSK is known for its consistent performance and has won multiple IPL titles. As of my knowledge cutoff in January 2022, CSK had won the IPL in 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021.
- Yellow Brigade: The team is often referred to as the “Yellow Brigade” due to its distinctive yellow team color. The fans of CSK are known for their passionate support and are referred to as the “Whistle Podu Army.”