Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of CSK's performance
Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been one of the most consistent teams over the years. CSK were suspended for two seasons in between, but came back strongly in 2018. Besides winning the title in 2010, 2011 and 2018, CSK have been runners-up on five occasions. Here is the complete statistical analysis of CSK.
Suresh Raina has scored the most runs for the side in IPL (4,527). Notably, he is also the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament. Raina has also registered the most fifties by a CSK player (32). Murali Vijay and Shane Watson have accounted for the joint-most hundreds (2). Vijay has also recorded the highest individual score by a CSK batsman (127).
Former Australian powerhouse Michael Hussey has recorded the most runs for CSK in a single edition of the IPL. He scored 733 runs in IPL 2013 and bagged the prestigious Orange Cap. In terms of bowling, Dwayne Bravo accounted for the most scalps in 2013 (32). He won the prestigious Purple Cap for his heroics that season.
Bravo has been excellent with the ball for CSK and has taken a staggering 104 scalps to lead the show. The West Indian veteran amassed this tally in 89 matches. Ravindra Jadeja has the best bowling figures for CSK (5/16). The left-arm spinner has also accounted for the most four-wicket hauls (3). Muttiah Muralitharan has the best economy-rate of 6.37.
CSK's highest score in the IPL is 246/5 against Rajasthan Royals in the 2010 edition. Their lowest score in the tournament came against Mumbai Indians in 2013 (79). RCB's largest victory have come against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2015 (97 runs). The side has breached the 200-run mark on 16 occasions. They have scored below 100 on just one occasion.
Raina has taken the most catches as an outfielder for CSK in the IPL (91). Bravo has accounted for the most catches in a single IPL edition (14). Hussey and Vijay hold the record for the highest partnership (158). Skipper MS Dhoni has inflicted the most dismissals (103) as a keeper. Raina has made the most appearances for CSK (164).