Chennai Super Kings is one of the oldest franchises in IPL. They have a massive fan following. CSK has won the IPL title thrice. The yellow team won the award in 2010, 2011, and 2018. They are still one of the strongest teams. CSK ended at the second spot on the points table in the year 2021.
In this article, we will look at 5 unbreakable records of the MS Dhoni-led team.
Bagging IPL and CL T20 in the same year followed by another IPL trophy
In the year 2010, MS Dhoni guided his team to win the IPL trophy. CSK also won the Champions League T20 which was conducted in South Africa. After this, they went one step further and won the IPL trophy in 2011 as well.
CSK qualified for 10 consecutive playoffs
The inclusion of MS Dhoni in the team was the best decision that CSK could take. He led the team to victory on several occasions. Between the years 2008 and 2020, CSK has qualified for the playoffs around 10 times. No team in the league including MI has been able to qualify for the playoffs so many times. The record was broken in 2020. However, they came back strong once again in 2021.
CSK had the lowest successful score defended in IPL
In the year 2009, in the match against Punjab Kings, CSK found it hard to score runs. However, Dhoni used his players to restrict Punjab Kings for just 92 runs. Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Muttiah Muralitharan scored figures of 2 for 17, 2 for 13, and 2 for 8.
Most number of wickets by Dwayne Bravo
Bravo was a great choice by Chennai Super Kings. He ended up with a total of 32 wickets in a season. He was also the first one to cross the margin of 30 wickets.
The only team to have a single captain for many years
MS Dhoni has led his team in a total of 118 matches. It is the maximum by any captain leading a franchise. On the other hand, Virat Kohli has led his team in about 132 matches and Rohit Sharma has led his team in 123 matches.
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