IPL: 5 lesser-known facts about Chennai Super Kings

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Chennai Super Kings surpassed footballing giants such as Real Madrid and Barcelona, among others, in terms of audience interaction on Instagram in April 2023.

Published - Jun 02, 2023, 19:39 IST | Updated - Jun 02, 2023, 20:14 IST

Chennai Super kings.


Chennai Super kings. (Photo Source: BCCI/IPL)

Since the inception of Indian Premier League in 2008, Chennai Super Kings have gone onto become one of the heavyweights in the competition and are arguably the most decorated team in the history of the  (IPL). MS Dhoni and Co. scripted history recently as they clinched their record-equalling fifth title after triumphing over Gujarat Titans in the summit clash in 2023 to get on level terms with Mumbai Indians.

This has, in turn, made them a solid brand which has garnered the yellow outfit massive love from fans across the country. Since their debut, the franchise has etched numerous records both on and off the field and on that note, we take a look at five facts about Chennai Super Kings which you may not be aware of.

5 Unknown facts about Chennai Super Kings-

5. First team to win all home matches in a single IPL season

Chennai Super Kings. (Photo Source: Twitter/ CSK)

Over the years, the ‘Yellow Brigade’ have maintained a stronghold at their home ground- the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. While many teams often find it challenging to assert their dominance at the Chepauk, MS Dhoni and Co. have a solid record at their home.

However, one of the impressive records held by the franchise came in the 2011 season of the IPL. Chennai managed to win each of their seven home games at Chepauk and became the first team to win all home matches in a single IPL season.

In addition to this, MS Dhoni’s Super Kings won the summit clash the same season, which was also played at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. With this, CSK maintained a 100 percent track record at home in the 2011 campaign.

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