IPL is the world’s biggest and most popular cricket league. In this league, many top players take part in it from many different countries. And this is why the IPL is so popular. Not just in India, but there are lots of fans of IPL from many different countries of this world.
Every year many teams participate in the IPL to win the championship. But when it comes to the most popular and successful team then CSK is no doubt the most deserving one.
Till date, CSK has qualified for the playoffs every season when they have participated. This team is led by one of the most powerful captains in this world Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Not just Dhoni, but there are many players in this team who can lead their franchise to victory.
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In the past, Chennai Super Kings was banned for two years due to having an involvement in fixing. But this ban didn’t breaked their strength! They came back to the grounds after two seasons and performed with more strength and consistency.
Here we have shared some Shocking Facts About CSK that very less of you know.
Shocking Facts About CSK
IPL is going to start from 9th of April and your favourite team is ready with their squad to compete with other teams and lift the Championship Trophy for the fourth time. CSK fans are eagerly waiting to see their favorite team showing some massive performance this season.
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Can I ask you something? How much do you know about your favourite team Chennai Super Kings?
Here are the shocking facts about CSK that very few of you know. Let’s get started with the first one-
#1 Highest IPL Final Matches
I think the “C” in CSK stands for Consistency! Why?
Because CSK is the only team who has played the most number of IPL finals. The art of consistency has led the Chennai Super Kings to qualify for the playoffs every season that they have participated. CSK has appeared the highest 8 times in IPL finals out of 10 seasons.
Chennai Super Kings is the only franchise of IPL that have conquered knockouts in every season of IPL.
#2 Highest Fair Play Awards In IPL
Led by the Captain cool, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the CSK team has also followed the trend of calm behaviour while playing. This trend has made this team to win Most Fair Play Awards In IPL. They have a total of six Fair Play Awards. Mainly IPL is known for the aggressive gameplay but Dhoni’s captaincy has changed the entire scenario of this team. Also, Chennai Super Kings was the first team to win Fair Play Awards, in 2008.
#3 Successfully Retained Their Championship
Chennai super Kings have won a total of three IPL Championship Titles. However, Mumbai Indians is the team that has won the most number of IPL Championship, 5 times.
As mentioned, CSK has won a total of three championships but in year 2011, Chennai Super Kings become the first IPL team to retain their championship.
#4 Most Wickets In Any IPL Season
It has been around 10 years but the record made by Dwayne Bravo is still there. During the IPL Season 2013, Dwayne Bravo picked the most 32 wickets in a total of 18 matches. He secured a purple cap that year too, under the jersey of Chennai Super Kings.
At an average of 15.53, Bravo had secured a massive 32 wickets in 18 games and made a record of most wickets in any IPL season. This record still exists and it seems like it will take few more years to break this record.
#5 Highest Win Percentage Of Any IPL Team
As previously mentioned, Chennai Super Kings is one of the most consistent teams. Dhoni and company has maintained the reputation and the strength of this franchise from the beginning.
However this team doesn’t hold the record of most IPL Championship Titles, but their consistency has made this team secure the most IPL win percentage. Currently this franchise has 61.28% win percentage and has won 100 out of their 165 Matches.
#6 Highest Wins Under A Single Captain In IPL
The Chennai Super Kings were the only team to see only two players who have been captained in all these years. While MS Dhoni captained CSK in 160 IPL games, the franchise won 99 times. This is the record for any franchise that wins the most under the same IPL captain. CSK’s next victory under Dhoni will mark its 100th victory under him since 2008.
#7 Lowest Score Defended By Any IPL Team
CSK is mainly considered as a top scoring squad but during a game in 2009 they were bundled out for 116 against Kings XI Punjab. But the more interesting thing about this fact is, they still managed to win that game by 24 runs after Punjab could only score 92 runs in their allotted 20 overs. This game has made a history and a very big record too.
#8 Highest Purple Cap Holder Among Any IPL Teams
CSK also boasts the Highest Purple Cap winners’ record in IPL history. During IPL 2013, Dwayne Bravo became the first CSK player to win the prestigious Purple Cap. For the next two years, CSK managed to keep Purple Cap and Mohit Sharma and Bravo victorious in the years that followed. Also, during IPL 2019, Imran Tahir has taken many IPL wickets to secure the Purple Cap.
#9 Only Team To Win All Home Matches In Any Season
In the IPL 2011, CSK opened the big game when they started winning all their home games that year. CSK became the first team to win all their home games during the IPL season. The Mumbai Indians are the only team behind CSK to win all home games in the IPL (2013).
These were the Top Shocking Facts About CSK. Let us know in the comment section how many of you were aware of all of these facts.
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