Chennai Super Kings Team 2023 Highlights, Players, Owner, Captain, Key Players

Chennai Super Kings are the most successful team in the history of the IPL. They have won four IPL titles under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.

This season, the Chennai Super Kings have retained their core players. However, they are expected to add a few fresh faces as well. They may even look for an opening option and a potential middle-order batsman.

Chennai Super Kings Team 2023

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team 2023 Highlights

Name of the TeamChennai Super Kings CSK
RepresentsChennai (Tamil Nadu)
Owned ByIndia Cements
OwnerN. Srinivasan
Chief Executive OfficerKasinath Viswanathan
Founded On2008
Home GroundM. A. Chidambaram or Chepuak Stadium, Chennai
Team ManagerRussell Radhakrishnan
Team ConsultantSundar Raman
Head CoachStephen Flemming
Batting CoachMichael Hussey
Bowling CoachDwayne Bravo
Fielding coachRajiv Kumar
CaptainMahendra Singh Dhoni
Seasons Played13: 2008 – 2015, and 2018 – 2022
Titles Won4: 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team 2023 Players List

MS Dhoni (c)Batsman/Wicket-keeper12 Crore
Devon ConwayBatsman1 crore
Ruturaj GaikwadBatsman6 Crore
Ambati RayuduBatsman/Wicket-keeper6.75 crore
Subhranshu SenapatiBatsmen20 lakh
Moeen AliAll-Rounder8 Crore
Shivam DubeAll-Rounder4 crore
Rajvardhan HangargekarBowler1.5 crore
Dwaine PretoriusAll-Rounder50 lakh
Mitchell SantnerBowler1.9 crore
Ravindra JadejaAll-Rounder16 Crore
Tushar DeshpandeBowler20 lakh
Mukesh ChowdharyBowler20 lakh
Matheesha PathiranaBowler20 lakh
Simarjeet SinghBowler20 lakh
Deepak ChaharBowler14 crore
Prashant SolankiBowler1.2 crore
Maheesh TheekshanaBowler70 lakh
Ajinkya RahaneBatsman50 lakh
Ben StokesAll-Rounder16.25 crore
Shaik RasheedBatsman20 lakh
Nishant SindhuAll-Rounder60 lakh
Kyle JamiesonBowler1 crore
Ajay MandalAll-Rounder20 lakh
Bhagath VarmaAll-Rounder20 lakh

Squad Strength – 25 (Indian-17, Overseas-8)

Purse Remaining – INR – 1.5 Crore

Who is the Owner of Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited

India Cements2008-2014
Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited2014- Present

Who is the Captain of Chennai Super Kings

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has led Chennai Super Kings since the first edition of the IPL. He stepped down from the role ahead of IPL 2022 as Ravindra Jadeja was named the new captain, but things did not go according to plan and Dhoni had to return to the captaincy midway into the tournament.

Dhoni is one of the most respected captains in the world, and CSK have won four IPL titles under his leadership. He has also won two Champions Trophy T20 titles, and has been a driving force behind CSK’s success over the years.

In addition to being a formidable player, Dhoni is a great leader and has been able to help young players develop into excellent cricketers. He is a mentor to many of the current and former members of the Indian team. His ability to build a team with strong core players and support them to success has helped CSK reach the top of the IPL ladder.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Key Players of Chennai Super Kings Team in 2023

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja has been one of the most influential all-rounders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a key player for Chennai Super Kings. He is a left-handed stroke maker in the middle order who can decimate attacks.

The Saurashtra all-rounder has been retained by CSK for the 2023 IPL season ahead of the mini-auction on December 16. He is among the 9 players retained by the team along with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dubey, Rituraj Gaikwad, Mitchell Santner and Deepak Chahar.

Speculations had been rife that Jadeja might part ways with the franchise after the IPL 2022 season. However, he was retained by CSK ahead of the IPL 2023 mini-auction and this indicates that there is no rift between the two superstars.

Ravindra Jadeja

Subhranshu Senapati

One of the most loved and followed franchises in the Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings have been consistently strong since day 1. From standing as the runners-up in the first season to qualifying 11 times out of 13 for the playoffs and winning the title 4 times, they’ve made it a habit to be among the top teams at every turn.

After finishing in the second last position last season, CSK management have plans to bring in a stronger team in 2023. They’ll be looking to regain their winning mentality and make it back to the top of the points table.

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Tushar Deshpande

After a disastrous IPL 2022, CSK had to let go of some of their top players. However, they managed to build a team for 2023 that will be ready to compete against the new teams in the competition.

Tushar Deshpande was a part of the squad in yellow but his performance didn’t match the franchise’s expectations. He was picked only in two games and went on to pick only one wicket.

He has been released in the mini auction ahead of 2023. This will be a good move for the team as it is a chance to build up a stronger squad for the next season. They can also use the money to sign an overseas player, a fast bowler and a keeper.

Maheesh Theekshana

In 2022, Maheesh Theekshana was one of the most successful bowlers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and he is expected to continue his good form in IPL 2023. CSK have already bought him for a base price of INR 70 Lakhs and he is expected to be a key player for them in the coming years.

With MS Dhoni likely to retire, CSK will need a core group of players to carry them through the next two IPL seasons. The team will need to find a batsman who can slot in the middle order straight away, an all-rounder to replace Dwayne Bravo and an overseas fast bowler.

CSK have made some smart investments in their batting line-up and it’s a good mix of experience and young talent. CSK will look to build on their success in 2021 with a strong squad for the upcoming season.

Moeen Ali

One of the most followed franchises in the Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings have been successful since day one. Having won 4 titles, they are considered to be the most consistent team in the league.

While a lot of the speculations have been focused on the signing of veteran batsman Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali has been retained and is expected to lead the Chennai Super Kings Team 2023. It would be interesting to see how he performs with the bat this season.

Born in Birmingham, England, Moeen Ali is a versatile left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. He was picked up for INR 7 crore at the IPL 2021 auction and has proved to be an effective all-rounder for CSK.

Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar is one of the most improved cricketers in the CSK team. He is an experienced campaigner and has got some amazing new ball bowling skills.

The pacer is a regular feature in the IPL and has been used to good effect by MS Dhoni. He is an excellent strike bowler and can change the game in a flash.

He was also a part of India’s squad for the 2022 T20 World Cup but he was ruled out due to back injury.

He has been a major asset for the defending champions in the past and will be eager to start his IPL 2023 career on a positive note. He has been one of the most lethal all-rounders in the game and will be a key figure in their quest for a fifth title.

Mukesh Choudhary

Mukesh Choudhary is one of the rising cricketers from India. He is a left-arm pace bowler who was brought into the Indian Premier League in 2022.

After he made his List A debut in October 2019, Choudhary has been doing well and is now a valuable member of the Chennai Super Kings Team.

He is a great all-rounder, who can bowl and bat well. He is also an excellent wicket-keeper and he has a strong reputation for taking wickets in the domestic circuit.

CSK have a lot of talent in their IPL 2023 squad. However, they need some new players who can fill in for Dwayne Bravo. They also need an overseas bowler and a good Indian batsman who can slot in at the top of the order.

Prashant Solanki

Prashant Solanki was picked by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL mega auction. The young leg-spinner was selected at a whopping sum of Rs1.2 crore.

He made his IPL debut for CSK against Rajasthan Royals in the second match of the season. He failed to pick any wickets in the first innings but showed some promise during his second game.

After a disappointing run in 2022, CSK is looking to improve on their performance this season. They will be relying on their core players to perform and give them a fighting chance of lifting the trophy for the fifth time in a row.

They have retained MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja and Ruturaj Gaikwad for the upcoming tournament. They also have a lot of talented players like Deepak Chahar, Mukesh Choudhary and Tushar Deshpande.

Shivam Dube

If you’re a fan of cricket, then you must have heard about Shivam Dube. He’s an all-rounder and he is one of the most promising young players in cricket right now.

He was bought by CSK in the 2022 IPL auction for a price of INR 4 crore. He started his IPL career with Mumbai and he has a reputation for batting left-handed and bowling at a medium pace.

In his debut season, he made an impressive performance with the bat and was able to score runs with the ball. He also picked up a few wickets in the tournament.

After a poor season in 2022, Chennai Super Kings are hoping to change the game this year. During the IPL mini-auction, the team has added some new players to their squad and they are confident that they can make an impact in the IPL this time around.

Shivam Dube