Chennai Super Kings Squad Analysis IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings Squad Analysis IPL 2024

CSK is known for their consistent success and outstanding fan following across the world. The team has consistently been a strong contender in various seasons. Mahendra Singh Dhoni mastered the art of Captaincy and led his team to the 5th IPL trophy last year. It took outstanding Captaincy, along with brilliant auction picks by CSK, to become the most successful team in the Indian Premier League. CSK management did not miss the trick in the IPL 2024 auction and will go to the IPL 17 with a balanced squad. Let's dive into Team Details and Chennai Super Kings Squad Analysis for IPL 2024.

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Team Details

  • Name: Chennai Super Kings
  • City: Chennai
  • Owners: India Cements, headed by Narayanaswami Srinivasan
  • Home Ground: M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
  • Coach: Stephen Fleming
  • Captain: MS Dhoni
  • Championship Victories: 5
  • IPL 2024 TV- and Streaming Schedule

TV and Live Stream for CSK will guide you to the best possible streaming channels of the Indian Premier League, where you can find Chennai Super Kings matches live. Star Sports Network will stream IPL 2024 on TV. JioCinema will stream it live on Apps and its official website. You will find complete guidance to watch Chennai Super Kings' matches live on website.

Chennai Super Kings History

CSK is the most successful team in the IPL. CSK equaled the record of Mumbai Indians last year by winning their 5th trophy. However, the team played ten finals, which is an unbelievable achievement. Chennai Super Kings began their Campaign in 2008 and became the runner-up team. CSK won 5 championships starting from 2010, when CSK won its first IPL trophy. After this, CSK won Trophies in 2011, 2018, 2021, and 2023 seasons.

The team was runners-up in the 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2019 seasons. CSK entered the playoffs in 2009 and 2014 but could not proceed further. Chennai could not go to the knockout stages only in the 2020 and 2022 seasons. In 14 IPL Tournaments, CSK won 5, a significant achievement for any franchise team. CSK could not participate in the 2016 and 2017 seasons because of suspension from the IPL governing body.

Complete IPL 2024 Squad and Playing Roles

MS Dhoni (c), Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Simarjeet Singh, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Mustafizur Rahman, Aravelly Avanish Rao


Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed

Wicket Keepers

MS Dhoni, Aravelly Avanish Rao, Devon Conway


Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, Rachin Ravindra, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ajay Mandal, Nishant Sindhu


Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki, Shardul Thakur, Sameer Rizvi, Mustafizur Rahman, Matheesha Pathirana, Maheesh Theekshana

Performance of CSK in IPL 2023

In IPL 16, Chennai Super Kings won 8 games in the group stage and took the 2nd position in the points table. In the first qualifier, Chennai Super Kings beat Gujarat Titans by 15 runs to qualify for the final. CSK became the champion by winning the game by five wickets against Gujarat Titans. The match was completed on the reserve day because rain interrupted the play. Chennai Super Kings chased down the target of 171 in 15 overs as per the DLS method.

CSK Players' Performance Analysis

Chennai Super Kings retained most of their players from the winning team of IPL 16. However, the team bought six new faces in the IPL 2024 auction. Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad played as openers in IPL 2023. They played a vital role in the team's title victory. Conway was the highest scorer of CSK, with 672 runs at an average of 51.69 and a healthy strike rate of 139.70. Gaikwad scored 590 runs in IPL 2023 at a handsome average of 42.14. Shivam Dube and Ajinkiya Rahane were the next two key players for CSK, with 418 and 326 runs, respectively.

Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali remained key components of the Chennai Super Kings last season. Jadeja scored 190 runs and also took 20 wickets to showcase his value in the team. Moeen Ali also played brilliantly by scoring 124 runs and taking nine wickets. Tushar Deshpande took 21 wickets in IPL 2023 and became the highest wicket-taker of Chennai Super Kings. Sri Lankan youngster Matheesha Pathirana was the breakout star for CSK in IPL 2023. He took 19 wickets in the season and bowled outstanding death overs with his slingy action. Deepak Chahar and Maheesh Theekshana also played their part in the team's success by picking up 13 and 11 wickets respectively.

CSK picked eight new players this season who can become the team's breakout stars. However, a few are most likely to feature in the team's playing 11. Shardul Thakur is one player who can thrive under the experienced Captain. The team took three overseas cricketers. The Kiwis' all-rounders Daryl Mitchell and Rachin Ravindra have outstanding ICC World Cup 2023. Mitchell scored 552 runs in the World Cup, and Ravindra scored 578. CSK also picked Sameer Rizvi, a youngster with an average of 49 in T20 cricket. Mustafizur Rehman did not have the best IPL experiences in the past, but he can make a difference under Captain Cool.

Key Players of CSK

Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad have been in outstanding form in the last few months. So, they will carry their form in the IPL. Recently, Shivam Dube showed his brilliant batting skills against Afghanistan, which means he will be outstanding in IPL 2024. Ajinkiya Rahane and MS Dhoni are veterans and know how to perform on the big stage. In the bowling lineup, spin options are excellent, with the likes of Jadeja, Ali, Theekshana, and Santner. Mustafizur Rehman and Shardukl Thakur will add experience to a relatively inexperienced bowling lineup. So, they will help young Pathirana and Deshpande maintain their excellent form from last year.

Expectations in IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings managed to pick up some exciting players this season and also retained their core from the last year. It is expected that MS Dhoni will be fully fit and ready to go in IPL season 17. Under his guidance, CSK always produces positive results. We hope Chennai Supers Kings can win the 6th Title this year. If CSK can not win the IPL trophy, we believe they will still end up in the playoffs.


Chennai Super Kings produced super performances in the past. The team will continue to do so under the leadership of MS Dhoni. This year, CSK retained its core from last year and added some new in-form players who can dominate the IPL 17. You can check live streaming options on where you can watch all the matches of Chennai Super Kings.

Author: Ramesh Singh