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Owner India Cements
Home Ground MA Chidambaram Stadium
Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Coach Kepler Wessels
Team Value US$ 91 million

Boasting of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings is one of the better sides in the tournament with the presence of Matthew Hayden, Mike Hussey, Stephen Fleming, Jacob Oram and Muttiah Muralitharan. The team is owned by India Cements.

MS Dhoni (Captain)

Specialisation: Wicket keeper, Right hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

Jacob Oram

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Right medium
Nationality: New Zealander

Albie Morkel

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Right arm fast
Nationality: South African

Suresh Raina

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Off break
Nationality: Indian

Muttiah Muralitharan

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Off break
Nationality: Sri Lankan

Matthew Hayden

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Right medium
Nationality: Australian

Stephen Fleming

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Right slow medium
Nationality: New Zealander

Parthiv Patel

Specialisation: Wicket keeper, Left hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

Joginder Sharma

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Right arm fast medium
Nationality: Indian

Makhaya Ntini

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Right arm fast bowler
Nationality: South African

Michael Hussey

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Right medium
Nationality: Australian

Napoleon Einstein

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Right arm off-break
Nationality: Indian

Abhinav Mukund

Specialisation: Left hand batsman, Leg-spin
Nationality: Indian

Viraj Kabde

Specialisation: Right hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

L Balaji

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm fast medium
Nationality: Indian

S Badrinath

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm offbreak
Nationality: Indian

R Ashwin

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm offbreak
Nationality: Indian

S B Jakati

Speciality: Left hand batsman, Slow left arm orthodox
Nationality: Indian

S Vidyut

Speciality: Left hand batsman, Slow left arm orthodox
Nationality: Indian

Arun Karthik

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Leg break googly
Nationality: Indian

Jaydev Shah

Speciality: Left hand batsman, Right arm offbreak
Nationality: Indian

S Suresh Kumar

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm offbreak
Nationality: Indian

P Amarnath

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm medium
Nationality: Indian

Anirudha Srikkanth

Speciality: Right hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

Kepler Wessels

Coach
Nationality: South African

 

points table

Team P W L T NR PTS NRR
Delhi Daredevils 5 4 1 0 0 8 1.263
Chennai Superkings 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.743
Rajasthan Royals 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.525

match schedule

  • 5/3/2008Bangalore vs Hyderabad M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - Karnataka Match 21
  • 5/3/2008Mohali vs Kolkata Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali - Chandigarh Match 22
  • 5/4/2008Mumbai vs Delhi Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai Match 23
  • 5/4/2008Jaipur vs Chennai Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Chogan Stadium), Jaipur Match 24
  • 5/5/2008Bangalore vs Mohali M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - Karnataka Match 25