1. Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel opened the innings for CSK in the 1st season, along with Matthew Hayden. Parthiv Patel gave CSK few decent opening knocks. In IPL 2018, Parthiv will join Royal Challengers Bangalore team.
2. Matthew Hayden
Hayden played just 4 matches in the 1st edition of IPL, as he had to leave for a national cricket team. But in the 4 matches, he played Hayden scored 189 runs at an excellent average of 63, with a strike rate of 144.27. In the 2nd edition of IPL, Hayden in great touch played few great knocks for CSK and won an orange cap. Currently works as a commentator and cricket analyst.
3. Michael Hussey
No CSK fans can forget Mr Cricket’s match-winning innings 116 runs off just 54 balls against Kings XI Punjab in the 1st season of IPL. Orange cap holder in 2013 Mr Cricket became one of the most loved cricketers of CSK team. Currently, Michael Hussey is back in IPL as the batting coach of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018.
4. MS Dhoni
Always remain as Chennai Super King’s team Captain in CSK fans heart. Chennai Super Kings were suspended for two years 2016-2017. In 2018 IPL edition Thala Dhoni back with CSK team as Captain.
5. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina the IPL legend. Highest run getter of IPL history Raina played many extraordinary knocks for CSK in 1st down position. In 2018 IPL edition Chinna Thala Raina back with CSK team.
6. Jacob Oram
Oram doesn’t have good games with CSK. Played 4 matches for Chennai Super Kings before leaving for national duty. Currently, Oram is the mentor of New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne and bowling coach of New Zealand A side.
7. Subramaniam Badrinath
Whenever CSK batting order collapsed Dhoni used Badrinath as a trump card for stabilizing CSK batting. Badrinath played few anchoring innings for Chennai Super Kings. Currently, Badrinath became a commentator and cricket analyst for Star Sports Tamil.
8. Joginder Sharma
Whenever Indian Cricket fans hear Joginder Sharma name T20 World Cup final match against Pakistan will come to their mind. In IPL 2008, Joginder picked up 8 wickets in 8 matches at a higher economy rate of 9.8 doesn’t have good IPL career. Currently, Joginder Sharma working as Deputy Superintendent Police of Haryana.
9. Manpreet Gony
Gony had great 1st season IPL picked up 17 wickets from 16 matches end up with 5th highest wicket-taker overall in the tournament. Gony failed to impress with his bowling at the international arena. Currently, Gony plays for Punjab in the domestic circuit.
10. Palani Amarnath
Local boy Palani Amarnath doesn’t impressed with blowing. In Chennai Super Kings 1st IPL match, Amarnath was expensive with the ball and conceded 42 runs from his 4 overs, but picked dangerous James Hopes wicket. Currently, playing for Madurai Super Giants in Tamil Nadu Premier League.
11. Muttiah Muralitharan
Murali most economical bowler in their maiden IPL season for CSK. Murali can speak Tamil and had great understanding Local players like Ashwin. Currently, bowling coach and mentor of Sunrisers Hyderabad.