Chennai Super Kings, possessing a win percentage of more than 60, is counted among the most successful franchises of the history of T20 cricket. Winning three Indian Premier League (IPL) tournaments and playing as many as 8 finals, the yellow team has recorded their prowess time and again.
Recently, Australian all-rounder and a key batsman of Chennai, Shane Watson decoded the success of this franchise. The 38-year old feels that the incredible success of Chennai is attributed to the wonderful leadership of Stephen Fleming (as coach) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (as captain) of the side. Watson said the both these cricketers understand the game deeply, which comes really handy for Chennai while tackling crunch situations.
“CSK is an incredible franchise. The reason for their success is that it is led by two of the best leaders around. Stephen Fleming is the best coach I have worked with and he understands the game well. Same is true for MS Dhoni who has the needed calmness and game awareness,” said by Watson in an interview.