BIO: Chennai Super Kings is a cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu that plays in the Indian Premier League. The team was found in 2008 and is owned by the Indian Cements Ltd. It is one of the nine teams of the Indian Premier League. They are highly regarded as the most successful and consistent team in IPL history. The Indian Cements paid $91 million to acquire the rights to the franchise for 10 years in 2008. As of 2013, the team is capatined by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and is coached by Stephen Fleming. The team's home matches are played in the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, located at Chepauk, in Chennai.
They hold the joint record for maximum number of wins at 7 in the 2013 edition. They were also the first Indian team to have won the Champions League Twenty20. They also won the tournament in 2010 and 2011. The leading run-scorer of the side is Suresh Raina, while the leading wicket-taker is Albie Morkel. Some of the other important players of the team would be Michael Hussey, Murali Vijay, Chris Morris, Ravindra Jadeja, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin etc