Chennai Super Kings are the most successful franchise in the history of the lucrative Indian Premier League. They are the only team that has made it to the playoffs twelve times out of their 14 participating campaigns.
Besides that, they are the only team that made it to the finals 10 times. Under the tutelage of MS Dhoni, CSK have won as many as five titles, which is the joint-most by any team in the competition. They are currently tied alongside Mumbai Indians in terms of most titles won in IPL.
Case in point, several top-tier players went on to play for CSK and proved to be a real case for themselves. Some batters showcased their sheer strength and struck plenty of sixes for the franchise. Let’s take a look at the top four players who hit the most in a season for CSK.
1. Shane Watson
Shane Watson was one of the star performers for the Chennai Super Kings in the title-winning campaign in IPL 2018. The former CSK star smashed as many as 35 sixes. Shane Watson hit a match-winning century in the IPL 2018 final against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Watson scored 3874 runs in 145 appearances in the IPL including 4 centuries and 21 half-centuries.
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2. Shivam Dube
Shivam Dube has been a vital performer for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2013 as far as the middle-order department is concerned. The left-handed batsman played the game with a lot of intent and smashed as many as 35 sixes, a joint-most record alongside Shane Watson. Dube scored 1106 runs in 51 appearances including six fifties in IPL.
3. Dwayne Smith
Dwayne Smith was one of the terrific openers for CSK during the playing days of his cricketing career. The former West Indies cricketer hit as many as 34 sixes in the IPL 2014 season for the yellow army. Dwayne Smith scored 2385 runs in 91 games including 17 fifties.
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Updated as of May 31, 2023*