Indian Premier League cricket – Chennai Super Kings 3

Indian Premier League cricket – Chennai Super Kings

A detailed profile of the Chennai Super kings, the profile and performance statistics in T20 matches. This includes first class T20 matches as well.

Logo : Roaring Lion
Tagline : Fearless entertainers who will play to win.
Owned By : India Cements
Ownership Cost : $91 million
Brand Ambassadors : Actors Vijay and Nayanthara
Home Ground : MA Chidambaram Stadium

Coach : Kepler Wessels
Captain : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Players and Contract Fee

Player Country Price
Paid
Role
MS Dhoni India $1,500,000 Wicket Keeper Batsman
Jacob Oram New Zealand $675,000 Rt. Arm
Medium Fast, RH Bat
Albie Morkel South Africa $675,000 Rt. Arm
Medium Fast, LH Batsman
Suresh Raina India $600,000 LH Batsman,
Good Fielder
Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka $600,000 Rt Arm Off Spin Bowler
Mathew Hayden Australia $375,000 LH
Opening Batsman
Michael Hussey Australia $350,000 LH
middle order batsman
Stephen Fleming New Zealand $350,000 LH
Opening Batsman
Parthiv Patel India $325,000 Wicket
Keeper Batsman
Joginder Sharma India $225,000 Rt Arm
Medium Fast, RH Batsman
Makhaya Ntini South Africa $200,000 Rt
Arm Fast Bowler
S. Badrinath Tamilnadu Nil RH Bat, Rt
Arm Offspin
R.Ashwin Tamilnadu Nil RH Bat, Rt Arm Offspin
Vidyuth
Sivaramakrishnan
Tamilnadu Nil left-arm Spin, LH Bat
Anirudh Srikkanth Tamilnadu Nil Right-hand bat

T20 Batting Statistics

Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave SR
MS Dhoni 10 9 2

172 45

24.57

111.68
Jacob Oram 9 8 3

242 66*

48.40

164.62
Michael Hussey 20 15 2

484 88

28.00

129.24
Albie Morkel 11 8 1

196 43

28.00

133.33
Suresh Raina 1 1 1

3 3*

75.00
Mathew Hayden 9 9 3

308 73*

51.33

143.92
Michael Hussey 12 7 1

137 37

22.83

129.42
Stephen Fleming 5 5 0

110 38

22.00

129.41
Parthiv Patel 9 8 0

159 57

19.87

134.74
Joginder Sharma 12 7 2

73 35

14.60

132.72
S. Badrinath 5 5 2

131 40*

43.66

110.08
Vidyuth S 9 6 1

156 37

31.20

139.28
Anirudh Srikkanth 9 9 0

285 50

31.66

137.68

T20 Bowling Statistics

Econ
Player Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBM Ave SR
Jacob Oram 9 8 120

202 2

1/14

101.00 10.10 60.00
Albie Morkel 11 11 156

163 6

1/12

16.00 6.26 26.00
Muttiah Muralitharan 1 1 24

27 2

2/27

13.50 6.75 12.00
Joginder Sharma 12 12 231

307 10

3/23

30.70 7.97 23.10
Makhaya Ntini 16 16 330

411 11

2/22

37.36 7.47 30.00
R.Ashwin 10 10 202

213 10

3/15

21.30 6.32 20.20
Vidyuth S 9 9 150

173 11

4/24

15.72 6.92 13.60

The team appears to have a good batting line up with most batsmen having a good strike rate of more than 100.

The bowling however appeasr to be slightly weak with only the likes of Makhaya Nitini, Muralitharan, Jacob Oram and Albie Morke of some creditable performances.