M.S. Dhoni leads the Chennai Super Kings. Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Considered as one of the best finishers in League, MS. Dhoni would be the most valueable player in the CSK lineup. Wicket-keeper batsman who keep his cool in difficult situations and captaining the team also finish the innings strongly.
R Ashwin – is the trump card for the captain, he uses him when in need of a wicket and he has the ability to perform well with ball and with bat also. We expect the off- spinner play good roll again for his team.
Suresh Raina – captain relies this hard hitting left handed batsman who capable to change gears according to the situation of the match. He comes in bat at no 3, this position is most valuable position in the batting order. Raina capable of hitting the ball a long boundary. He is also handy in field which save vital runs for his team
Faf du Plesis – leading run scorer for his team in the 5th edition of the IPL. He is The T 20 captain of South Africa and franchise again picked him previously not being picked in the best 11 for most of the league last season. He give the team a healthy start and he is also very quick in the field.
Brendon McCullum – one of the powerfull batsman in IPL. He is also a good wicket keeper. He is 1st player in the IPL to score a century, in the very first match.
STRENGTHS – strength of this team in their batting and the many of all-rounders in the team that provides them a lot of options both in the batting as well as in the bowling department.
WEAKNESSES – Team has only weak point in their bowling, especially in the death overs.
Here the Team squad of Chennai Super Kings in IPL-8 2015.
Chennai Super Kings: squad – MS Dhoni, Baba Aparajith, Ashish Nehra, Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ishwar Pandey, Pawan Negi, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Matt Henry, Mithun Manhas, Mohit Sharma, Ronit More, Michael Hussey, Samuel Badree, Suresh Raina, Rahul Sharma, Kyle Abbott, Ankush Bains, Eklavya Dwivedi, Andrew Tye Irfan, Pathan, Pratyush Singh.