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CSK Coach 2021


YearCoach
2008Kepler Wessels
2009-15, 2018-PresentStephen Fleming


Table of Contents:


  1. Table of Contents:
  2. CSK 2021 Head Coach
  3. CSK 2021 Batting Coach
  4. CSK 2021 Bowling Coach
  5. CSK 2021 Fielding Coach
  6. Other Support Staff for CSK 2021


CSK 2021 Head Coach


Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming is the head coach of the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021. Fleming played as an opening batsman for the Super Kings in 2008. After retiring from all forms of cricket, Fleming became CSK’s head coach in 2009. 


CSK Coach 2021


The team won the IPL trophy twice during Fleming’s first stint with the Chennai-based franchise. When CSK got suspended, Fleming served as the coach of the Rising Pune Supergiant. When the Super Kings returned in 2018, Fleming took over as the head coach once again. 


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CSK 2021 Batting Coach


Former IPL Orange Cap winner Michael Hussey is the batting coach of the Chennai Super Kings Team. Like Stephen Fleming, Hussey played in the IPL for CSK before taking up a role in the coaching staff. Hussey also played for the Mumbai Indians in the league. 


Hussey has worked as a batting consultant for the Australian team in the past. He has also played the role of the Director of Cricket for the Big Bash League team Sydney Thunder. CSK appointed him as his batting coach in 2018. 


CSK 2021 Bowling Coach


Lakshmipathy Balaji is the bowling coach of the Chennai Super Kings team. He was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the IPL. Balaji won the IPL 2010 title with the Chennai-based franchise. 


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Later in his career, the right-arm medium-fast bowler represented the Kolkata Knight Riders Team and the Punjab Kings. He began his coaching career with KKR, working as the team’s bowling coach and mentor. He joined CSK’s coaching staff in 2018. 


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CSK 2021 Fielding Coach


Rajiv Kumar is the Chennai Super Kings Fielding Coach in IPL 2021. He played domestic cricket for Bihar and Jharkhand. At one point of time, MS Dhoni played under Rajiv’s captaincy in domestic cricket. 


Kumar has the experience of playing 84 first-class matches, 63 List-A games, and nine T20 matches. He was a member of the Royal Bengal Tigers team in the Indian Cricket League. After retirement, Rajiv became the head coach of the Jharkhand team. 


Other Support Staff for CSK 2021


  1. Gregory King - Physical Trainer of Chennai Super Kings 
  2. Eric Simons - Bowling Consultant of Chennai Super Kings
  3. Tommy Simsek - Physiotherapist of Chennai Super Kings
  4. R Russell - Team Manager of Chennai Super Kings
  5. Dr. Madhu Thottappillil - Team Doctor of Chennai Super Kings
  6. Lakshmi Narayanan - Performance Analyst of Chennai Super Kings
  7. Sanjay Natarajan - Logistics Manager of Chennai Super Kings


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