India’s Indian Premier League (IPL) is the world’s one of the biggest, most successful and most richest T20 cricket tournament in the world. The league inaugurated in the year 2008 with the Rajasthan Royals winning it that year. However, as years progressed, it is instead Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Mumbai Indians who have dominated the league.
Talking about Chennai Super Kings (CSK) they were the most dominant force in the early phases of the competition. There was no team that came close to CSK during that phase. The team was so successful that people called it ‘7 teams play to play final against CSK’.
The Chennai Super Kings are led by the legendary Indian wicketkeeper batsman and captain MS Dhoni. The team has won the IPL a total of 4 times as of IPL 2022.
The team boasts of such great and talented players that those players who doesn’t play to their level best, gets sacked the next season. So today in this article, we take a look at 5 players who have just played 1 season with the Chennai Super Kings in IPL.
The first player in our list is Sri Lankan off-spin bowler Suraj Randiv. He was a part of the Chennai Super Kings franchise for the IPL 2011 season and played a total 8 matches and picked-up 6 wickets. However, he was released before the IPL 2012 and never played in the competition again.
The next player in the list is Justin Kemp who played for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2010 edition. The South African all-rounder played 5 matches that season and scored 24 runs and took 3 wickets. But he never played for them after that.
Another South African cricketer to feature in this list is former South Africa international pace bowler Makhaya Ntini. He played for Chennai based franchise in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2008. He was pretty good for them, taking 7 wickets in 9 matches but was retained for the next season.
Former England captain and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff played for the Chennai Super Kings in the 2009 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He was not so effective in that as he scored only 62 runs and failed to take a heap loads of wicket. He never played for them again.
The last name in our list today is Chamara Kapugedara. The Sri Lankan all-rounder played for Chennai based franchise during the 2008 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He played 5 matches in that edition and scored just 16 runs. He never played in the IPL thereafter.