Chennai Super Kings is among the most loved IPL teams, and it has its fan following all over India. Chennai gains a massive crowd from its home ground where people are crazy about them and also tend to support them by going to stadiums to watch them play even in the hot afternoons. So let's start the series of some unknown and amazing facts about Chennai Super Kings.
List of Facts:
Chennai Super Kings is the only team that has won the championship two times in a row, and it is the only team to do it in the 12 seasons of the Indian Premier League. Chennai in the year 2010 won by beating Mumbai Indians in the finals and in the next year they won against the Royal challengers Bangalore in the finals of the IPL.
CSK has won the highest number of matches in IPL and thus it has the highest win percentage among all the teams in the IPL.
CSK's home ground is the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. CSK is the only team in IPL who holds the record to win all the matches on their home ground during an IPL season. CSK did this in the year 2011 where they also beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2011 finals in the same ground.
IPL has a number of awards including orange cap, purple cap, Fair play award, etc. CSK is the only team in IPL who has won the IPL fair play award six times which is the highest number of this award won by a team.
M.S.Dhoni also holds another record. Dhoni is the only IPL captain who has led an IPL team in all the season of the IPL.
CSK holds the record to play the highest number of IPL finals. Till now CSK has played final od the Indian Premier League 8 times which is highest among all the teams.
CSK is the only team in the Indian premier league who has qualified for the playoffs in all the IPL seasons in which they have played.
Suresh Raina of CSK has played the highest number of consecutive matches in the IPL. He has played 158 consecutive matches in the IPL.
Chennai Super Kings is the only team in the Indian Premier League who has never changed the color of their jersey over the years they had played. their traditional yellow jersey has been consistent in all the seasons of the IPL.
CSK is the only team that has won 5 titles. CSK has won the IPL thrice in several years and they have also won the champions trophy twice.
The longest six in the IPL was hit by Albie Morkel while playing for the Chennai Superkings against the Deccan Chargers
M.S.Dhoni has played the highest number of IPL matches as a captain. in the IPL he has played a total of 176 matches while leading the side.
CSK holds the record for using the minimum number of players used in a particular season. CSK used a total of 14 players in the 2014 IPL season.
M.S.Dhoni holds the record for the most successful IPL captain. he has registered 94 IPL wins while captaining the side.
Dwayne Bravo holds the record for taking the highest number of individual wickets in a single IPL season. Bravo took a total of 32 wickets in the 2013 IPL season.