Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is known for making the best out of players. Cricketers who struggled in other teams, outperform in CSK. The five-time champion has produced stars season after season. Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, let us look at five players who have performed their best playing for CSK.
Ambati Rayudu emerged as a leading run scorer in CSK in the year 2018. He had even hit a century in that season, having a strike rate of 149.75 and an average of 43.00. Rayudu performed best with CSK and scored 602 runs in a single season.
Like Rayudu, Shane Watson also shined in CSK when he joined the team in 2018. He has scored 555 runs at a strike rate of 154.59. He has also taken 6 wickets that season.
R Ashwin has played seven seasons with CSK. Overall, he has taken 90 scalps but his best season was 2011. He had an excellent economy of 6.16 in IPL 2011. Ashwin is one of the best bowlers for CSK in IPL history.
Murali Vijay was a match-winner to win CSK. He had played some blistering knocks in the leadership of MS Dhoni. In best performance came in the years 2010 and 2011 where he scored 458 and 434 respectively.
Albie Morkel has taken 76 wickets in CSK. He was one of the leading wicket-takers for Chennai. The opening season was the best edition for him as he has taken 17 scalps at an economy of 8.31.