IPL and Chennai Super Kings is a dangerous combo for the cricket fans. The effect this group has throughout the years on the fans is simply incredible. The team is multiple times Champion League trophy winners and multiple times IPL trophy winners. These trophies are all that anyone could realize how steady this yellow team is over the other squads in the IPL. The fans view this team as a standout amongst other groups in IPL.
Fans have predicted about the performances of players like Suresh Raina for Chennai Super Kings. And there are the few players, who have crossed 400 run score in 9 successive seasons.
IPL is about records from its starting season, and unquestionably if a team is predictable, it would hold up as many records as it can. CSK is the same in this matter.
Let us investigate the top 4 records held by CSK in IPL history:
Highest Winning Percentage
10 playoffs in 10 seasons are more than enough to judge the level of this group. We are not counting the 2 seasons, where they got a suspension. 60.61% having such a high rate of match win has turned the Chennai Super Kings into the best side playing in the IPL.
None of the other groups have been so predictable or close to this record of CSK. In 165 games CSK has dominated 100 matches and won them. And they were at the top of the point table on numerous occasions.
Appearances in IPL Finals
Chennai Super Kings reached the 8 finals in 10 seasons. The following one in the race is Mumbai Indians with multiple times into the finals.
The first group to break the 100-run mark in strategic planning
Having monstrous batting talents like Mathew Hayden, Micheal Hussey, Suresh Raina, and Albie Morkel. CSK has piled on runs like the flood for the team in each season. From an orange top holder in the early season, CSK additionally holds the record as the fastest team to score 100 runs in the strategic maneuver.
Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab were playing eliminator round in 2014. Batting first, KXIP put on 226/5 in 20 overs.
Chennai Super Kings required a solid beginning. However, KXIP dismissed their opener soon. Mr reliable of IPL, Suresh Raina came to bat next. He took on the charge and played one of the best IPL innings.
Suresh Raina batted the quickest score of 87 runs off 25 balls and took the scoreboard to more than 100 runs in only 6 overs. CSK was looking sure and was practically certain to pursue the score. However, an odd run out of Suresh Raina put an end to the dream of CSK, after which the group lost the game to KXIP.
Most appearances as a skipper
MS Dhoni has captained his group for 104 times. This record isn’t anything but difficult to catch or break as MS Dhoni is also playing IPL 2020. He will include more matches under his name as a skipper.