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Published on 05 Feb 2018 / In Travel & Events

The Chennai Super Kings (abbreviated as CSK) are a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Founded in 2008, the team plays its home matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. After serving a two-year suspension from the IPL starting July 2015 for the alleged involvement of their owners in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing and betting case, the Super Kings will return to the league in 2018.[2] Prior to the suspension, the team was captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coached by Stephen Fleming.

The Super Kings have lifted the IPL title twice (in 2010 and 2011), and have the best win percentage among all teams in the IPL (60.68).[4] In addition, they have also won the Champions League Twenty20 in 2010 and 2014. The leading run-scorer of the team is Suresh Raina, while the leading wicket-taker is Ravichandran Ashwin.The brand value of the Super Kings in 2015 was estimated at $67 million, making them the third most valuable franchise in the IPL.

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