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Chennai T20 league Team

Indian T20 League: Chennai

Led by “Captain Cool” MS Dhoni, the 'Yellow Army' has bagged the Indian T20 League winners trophy three times - 2010, 2011, and 2018. It is the most consistent team in the league and has the highest win percentage among all the teams (61.28). Stephen Fleming is the current coach of the team.

It holds the records for the most appearances in the play-offs (10) and finals (8). The team also held the record of reaching the play-offs in every season of their appearance until the 2020 edition. The team was banned for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

In the players’ auction held before the 2021 edition of the Indian T20 League, the team had released quite a few players like K Jadav, H Singh and P Chawla. They also bought in some potential picks like K Gowtham (9.25 Cr), M Ali (7 Cr), and R Uthappa (traded for 3 Cr).

Retained Players: MS Dhoni (C), S Raina, F du Plessis, R Jadeja, M Santner, L Ngidi, A Rayudu, N Jagadeeshan, K Asif, S Thakur, I Tahir, R Gaikwad, D Chahar, K Sharma, D Bravo, S Curran, J Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore

Released Players: M Vijay, P Chawla, K Jadhav, H Singh, M Kumar, S Watson (retired)

Added Players: M Ali, R Uthappa (traded in), C Pujara, K Gowtham, C Harinishanth, B Varma, H Reddy

Chennai 2021 Season Final Squad

Batsmen: F du Plessis, A Rayudu, R Gaikwad, S Raina, C Pujara, C Harinishanth

All-rounders: R Jadeja, D Bravo, S Curran, M Santner, M Ali, B Varma

Wicket keepers: M Dhoni, N Jagadeesan, R Uthappa

Spin bowlers: K Sharma, I Tahir, K Gowtham, R Sai Kishore

Fast bowlers: D Chahar, S Thakur, J Hazlewood, L Ngidi, K Asif, H Reddy

Chennai Key players to watch out for in Indian Fantasy League 2021:

  • MS Dhoni
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plessis
  • S Curran
  • R Jadeja
  • M Ali

Chennai Numbers and Fact

  • Matches Played - 180
  • Matches Won - 106
  • Matches Lost - 72
  • No Result - 5
  • Highest Total - 246/5, Against Rajasthan (2010)
  • Lowest Total - 49, Against Kolkata (2017)
  • Lowest Total - 100, Against Mumbai (2013)
  • Most Runs Scored - S Raina, 4527 Runs in 160 Innings
  • Most Wickets Taken - Dwayne Bravo, 110 Wickets in 92 Innings
  • Highest Individual Score - M Vijay, 127 Runs (2010)
  • Best Bowling Figures - R Jadeja, 5/16 Against Deccan (2012)

Chennai Indian T20 League Past Record

Year Position
2008 Runners-up
2009 Semifinalists (2nd)
2010 Champions
2011 Champions
2012 Runners-up
2013 Runners-up
2014 2014 Play-offs (3rd)
2015 Runners-up
2016 Suspended
2017 Suspended
2018 Champions
2019 Runners-up
2020 League Stage (7th)

Overall Record Against Other Teams

Opponents Matches Won Lost Tied NR
Bangalore 24 15 8 0 1
Delhi 21 15 6 0 0
Punjab 21 12 9 0 0
Kolkata 20 13 7 0 0
Mumbai 32 12 20 0 0
Rajasthan 21 14 7 0 0
Hyderabad 22 15 7 0 0

Chennai Match Schedule for Indian T20 League 2021 Season

Sr. No. Match Date Time Location
1 Chennai vs Delhi April 10, Saturday 7:30 PM Mumbai
2 Punjab vs Chennai April 16, Friday 7:30 PM Mumbai
3 Chennai vs Rajasthan April 19, Monday 7:30 PM Mumbai
4 Kolkata vs Chennai April 21, Wednesday 7:30 PM Mumbai
5 Chennai vs Bangalore April 25, Sunday 3:30 PM Mumbai
6 Chennai vs Hyderabad April 28, Wednesday 7:30 PM Delhi
7 Mumbai vs Chennai May 1, Saturday 7:30 PM Delhi
8 Rajasthan vs Chennai May 5, Wednesday 7:30 PM Delhi
9 Hyderabad vs Chennai May 7, Friday 7:30 PM Delhi
10 Chennai vs Punjab May 9, Sunday 3.30 PM Bengaluru
11 Chennai vs Kolkata May 12, Wednesday 7.30 PM Bengaluru
12 Chennai vs Mumbai May 16, Sunday 7.30 PM Bengaluru
13 Delhi vs Chennai May 21, Friday 7.30 PM Kolkata
14 Bangalore vs Chennai May 23, Sunday 7.30 PM Kolkata