Stephen Fleming takes over as coach and goes on to become the longest serving Head Coach of any Indian Premier League team.
Ravichandran Ashwin makes his Chennai Super Kings debut against Mumbai Indians in Cape Town. – April 18.
Suresh Raina narrowly misses becoming the first Indian to score a century in the Indian Premier League – 98 versus Rajasthan Royals. – April 30.
Chennai Super Kings defend 116 against Kings XI Punjab. It’s the lowest successfully defended total in the Indian Premier League till date. – May 20.
Chennai Super Kings qualify for the semi-finals for the second straight season before going down to Royal Challengers Bangalore. – May 23.
Matthew Hayden bags the prestigious Orange Cap for most runs in the season – 572 from 12 matches, including five fifties. – May 24.
Muttiah Muralitharan finishes with the best economy rate in the season at 5.22 runs per over (among bowlers with minimum 5 overs). – May 24.