Chennai Super Kings Captain 2024


Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni led CSK [x.com]Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni led CSK [x.com]

A cricket team's success often hinges on the leadership qualities of its captain, who navigates the team through challenges, leverages strengths, and addresses weaknesses. In the high-stakes arena of Indian Premier League (IPL), where each match is a battleground of skill and strategy, the role of the captain becomes even more pivotal. 

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK), one of the most successful franchises in IPL history, has seen remarkable leadership over the years, guiding the team to numerous victories and accolades. Let's delve into the legacy of CSK captains, tracing their journey and contributions to one of the most successful franchises in IPL.


Chennai Super Kings Captains List

Position
Player
Span
Matches
Won
Lost
Tied/ No Result
Win Percentage
1.MS Dhoni 2008-2023235142901/2
2.Suresh Raina 2010-20196231/0
3.Ravindra Jadeja
2022-20228260/0
4.Ruturaj Gaikwad2024----=



Chennai Super Kings All Captains

Ms Dhoni 

Ms Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in cricket history[x.com]Ms Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in cricket history[x.com]

The name 'MS Dhoni' resonates profoundly in the cricketing world, especially within the context of Chennai Super Kings. Dhoni's captaincy has been instrumental in shaping CSK's journey in the IPL. With a stellar record of five IPL titles under his leadership in 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021, and 2023, Dhoni's legacy as one of the most successful captains in IPL history is firmly cemented.

Suresh Raina 

Suresh Raina led Team CSK from 2010 to 2019 [x.com] Suresh Raina led Team CSK from 2010 to 2019 [x.com] 

Suresh Raina led Team CSK from 2010 to 2019. Known for his explosive batting and agile fielding, Raina's stint as captain saw CSK in action for 6 matches, securing victory in 2, while facing defeat in 3, with one match ending in a tie. Throughout his tenure, Raina exemplified resilience and strategic acumen, contributing significantly to CSK's journey in the IPL.

Ravindra Jadeja 

Ravindra Jadeja was appointed as the captain for the CSK in 2022 IPL [x]Ravindra Jadeja was appointed as the captain for the CSK in 2022 IPL [x]

The star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was appointed as captain for the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2022 IPL season, succeeding MS Dhoni. Despite his prowess, Jadeja's captaincy tenure faced challenges as he relinquished the position midway through the season due to injury, with the mantle returning to Dhoni. Despite the setbacks, Jadeja's leadership stint showcased glimpses of promise and tactical insight.

Ruturaj Gaikwad

Chennai Super Kings presented a shocker for everyone, when they announced Ruturaj Gaikwad as their new skipper ahead of the IPL 2024 season. The Maharashtra batter was touted to be the long-term successor of MS Dhoni, and he will begin his reign when the CSK side collide against the RCB team.

Chennai Super Kings Captains: FAQ's

Q. How many captains are there in CSK?

A. CSK has seen the leadership of three players throughout its IPL journey.

Q. Who is the captain of CSK 2024?

A. Ms Dhoni continues to lead Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024.

Q. Who was the captain of Chennai Super Kings in 2008?

A. In 2008, the captain of Chennai Super Kings was MS Dhoni.

Q. Who will replace CSK captain MS Dhoni?

A. As of now, the new captain for CSK beyond MS Dhoni's tenure is yet to be announced. Earlier in the 2022 season, the team was led by Ravindra Jadeja. CSK had given the captain's armband to Ravindra Jadeja at the start of the IPL 2022 season. However, after a series of poor results, Jadeja stepped down, and the captaincy was handed back to Dhoni.


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