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List: Most Centuries and Fifties for Chennai Super Kings in IPL

In total, there have been 13 centuries scored by CSK players, which is the third-most of any team in the IPL. In this article we will take a look at the players with most centuries and fifties for CSK.

Chennai Super Kings is the most popular team in the marquee tournament of Indian Premier League. They have been a part of the tournament since it’s inception (barring the 2 year ban in 2016-17) and have emerged as a powerhouse and a team to bear in the IPL.

Over the 14 season in which they have partook in the tournament they have managed to win 5 titles, and reached the final of the tournament on 9 different occasions. One of the most impressive batting records in CSK is the number of centuries their players have scored.

CSK Players Century List

SrPlayerMInnRAve100s50sYear
1Shane Watson4343125230.53272018
2Murali Vijay7070170825.87272010,2012
3Michael Hussey5049176842.091132008
4Suresh Raina175171468732.321332013
5Brendon McCullum282884132.34152015
6Ambati Rayudu8880192729.64182018
5Ruturaj Gaikwad5151179739.061142021

Who has Most Centuries for CSK in IPL?

Not one but two player have scored most centuries for CSK and their names are Shane Watson and Murali Vijay. They both have scored 2 centuries during their time with the team. Murali Vijay was the first to score the two centuries, his first century came in 2010, with his score of 127, he also became the highest individual scorer for Chennai Super Kings. Meanwhile, his second century came 2 years later, in another title winning season.

Shane watson on the other hand came after Vijay had left the team. He took the helm on top of the order, along side Ambati Rahyudu. Watson also scored two centuries during his time at Chennai Super Kings. Both his centuries came in his first year with the team in 2018, with 117 being his highest score for the team.

The third-highest scorer of centuries for CSK is Brendon McCullum. He too has a centuries for the team, both of which came in the 2015 season. McCullum was one of the most destructive batsmen in the world in the early years of the IPL. He had a strike rate of over 160 in the IPL, and he was able to hit sixes at will.

Another foreigner on the list of most centuries for Chennai Super Kings is Michael Hussey. The Aussie was a part of the team when Chennai enjoyed most domination in IPL. However, his century came during the inaugural season of IPL against Kings XI Punjab. 116, is the highest score by Hussey for CSK in IPL. Overall, he has a total of 1768 runs to his name in 50 games.

The last two batters on the list are Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ambati Rayudu. The former joined CSK in 2018, and had a fabulous season for them. He opened the innings alongside Shane Watson, and scored his century in the same season as well. His highest score was 100, in a season that saw him amass 602 runs at an average of 43.

Ruturaj Gaikwad is a young talent, who has already made a name for himself with his fabulous batting, while opening the inning for Chennai Super Kings. His first century came in the second season he played for Chennai Super Kings. In the 2021 season, Ruturaj Scored 101* as his highest score, and went on to also win the orange cap for his great performance.

Most fifties for CSK in IPL

rPlayerMInnRAve100s50s
1Suresh Raina175171468732.32133
2Mahendra Singh Dhoni218191450739.88022
3Faf du Plessis9186271835.29020
4Ruturaj Gaikwad5151179739.06114
5Michael Hussey5049176842.09113

Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is the all-time leading run-scorer for CSK in the IPL, with 4687 runs. He has also scored the most fifties for the team, with 33. Raina, is also known as Mr. IPL, who has been a part of the tournament for 16 years now.

Raina made his IPL debut in 2008, and he has been a key member of the CSK team ever since. He has won the IPL title with the team three times, and he was named the Man of the Tournament in 2010. Raina is also a regular member of the Indian national team, and he has played in over 200 ODIs and T20Is.

MS Dhoni

The second player with most fifties for Chennai Super Kings is none other than captain cool, MS Dhoni. The former Indian skipper has scored 22 half centuries for CSK and he is not done yet.

Dhoni made his IPL debut in 2008, and he has scored over 4,000 runs for CSK. He has also scored 49 fifties for the team. Dhoni is a right-handed batsman with a strike rate of over 130 in the IPL. He is also a very good wicketkeeper and has taken over 100 catches in the IPL.

Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis is a South African batsman who joined CSK in 2022. He has scored over 2700 runs for the team, and he has also scored 20 fifties. Du Plessis is a right-handed batsman who is known for his aggressive batting style. He has a strike rate of over 140 in the IPL.

Du Plessis made his IPL debut in 2012, and he has played for a number of teams in the league. He joined CSK in 2022, and he has been a key member of the team since then. Du Plessis is a very good player of pace bowling, and he has a good record against spinners as well.

How many centuries have CSK scored in the IPL?

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players have scored a total of 13 centuries in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Who scored the first-ever century for CSK in IPL history?

The first-ever century for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL history was scored by Michael Hussey. He achieved this milestone on April 25, 2008, against Kings XI Punjab during the inaugural season of the IPL.

How many hundreds has Suresh Raina scored for Chennai Super Kings?

Suresh Raina, who is one of the leading runs scorers for CSK has scored 3 centuries for the franchise in IPL.

Has MS Dhoni scored a hundred for Chennai Super Kings?

No, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has never scored a century for CSK in IPL, but he has 22 fifties to his name.

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