Here follow the highest run-getters name list for the Chennai Super Kings(CSK) in Indian Premier League history since 2008.
Chennai Super Kings in IPL
Chennai Super Kings(CSK) is one of the most lovable and favorite teams in the Indian Premier League(IPL). CSK holds the second position in the IPL winners list with a count of three trophies till 2019.
The team has a unique record in captaincy as captain cool MS Dhoni leads the team since 2008 and lifts three trophies for the team till 2019. Though Dhoni has a non-replaceable work for the franchise still many players shine in their own way to create a successful team.
In that order here we provide the list of top 10 highest run-getters for the Chennai Super Kings in IPL.
Leading Run Scorer For CSK in IPL
#1 Suresh Raina
None other than CSK vice-captain Raina crowns the top position in the list of highest run-getters for the CSK. He has scored 4527 runs in 164 IPL games for CSK. He also featured for the Gujarat Lions for two years and has amassed 5369 runs in 188 IPL games.
#2 MS Dhoni
Its captain himself secured the second position in the list of highest run-getters for CSK. MS Dhoni who captains Chennai Super Kings since 2008 has scored 3858 runs in 160 Matches (143 innings). He has been a consistent performer for the franchise as he has scored all these runs with an average of 44.34 and with a strike rate of 140.03.
#3 Michael Hussey
The Australian born cricketer was an inseparable member of the Chennai Super Kings. Mr.Cricket(Nickname of Michael Hussey) had scored 1768 runs in 50 matches (49 innings) with an awesome average of 42.09 and with a strike rate reading 123.63.
#4 Murali Vijay
Though he has not featured in all the matches for CSK he has been an inseparable member of the franchise. The stylish right-hander has scored 1676 runs in 67 matches (67 innings) with an average of 26.60 and a strike rate of 126.77.
#5 Faf du Plessis
The former South African cricket team skipper Faf du Plessis turned to be one of the most favorite team members of CSK. He featured in 63 matches (57 innings) and scored 1639 runs in total with a respectable average of 31.51 and 126.75 strike rate.
#6 S Badrinath
The former India and Tamil Nadu stalwart, S Badrinath was the rock for the CSK in the initial few years. He scored 1441 runs in 95 matches (67 innings) with an average of 30.65 and with a strike rate of 118.89.
#7 Matthew Hayden
The Mongoose Bat lover from Australia made the yellow CSK jersey his own as he dominated with the bat as an opener. He scored 1107 runs in 32 matches (32 innings) with an average of 36.90 and with a strike rate of 137.51.
#8 Dwayne Smith
The burly West Indian has scored 965 runs in 32 matches for the Chennai Super Kings with an average of 30.15 and a strike rate of 128.49.
#9 Shane Watson
The Australian all-rounder has been drafted by Chennai Super Kings in the 2018 IPL. Where the team lifts the trophy for the third time. He scored an amazing 953 runs in 32 matches (32 innings) with an average of 30.74 and 142.02 strike rate.