Twice ICC World Cup-winning captain (2007 Twenty20 and 2011 50-over) Mahendra Singh Dhoni recorded his 50th win as captain of the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

CSK, which has won the IPL twice, has played 87 matches, won 51, lost 34, and tied one match. It was also involved in an abandoned match.

Suresh Raina has led CSK three times. Following Dhoni is Gautam Gambhir who has 31 wins for Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders together.

Adam Gilchrist (Deccan Chargers and Kings XI Punjab), Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne have played only for Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals and have notched up 30 wins each. Tendulkar has relinquished captaincy and Warne has given up playing the IPL. Virender Sehwag who has played only for the Daredevils has 28 wins.

CSK’s victory against other teams under Dhoni

Royal Challengers Bangalore (8) — Chennai 5; Bangalore, Port Elizabeth and Mumbai (Wankhede) one each.

Rajasthan Royals (7) — Chennai 3; Jaipur 2; Centurion and Kimberely one each.

Kolkata Knight Riders (7) — Chennai 3; Kolkata 4.

Kings XI Punjab (7) — Mohali 2, Chennai, Wankhede, Centurion, Kingsmead and Dharamsala 1 each.

Delhi Daredevils (6) — Chennai 3, Delhi 2, Wanderers 1.

Deccan Chargers-Sunrisers Hyderabad (6) — Chennai 2, Navi Mumbai (D.Y. Patil), Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and East London 1 each.

Mumbai Indians (5) — Chennai 2, Port Elizabeth, Navi Mumbai, Bangalore 1 each.

Pune Warriors (3) — Chennai 2, Navi Mumbai 1.

Kochi Tuskers (1) — Chennai.

Captains@results: Matches played (wins, losses, tied or no result)

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Rahul Dravid 14 (4 wins, 10 losses), Virat Kohli 17 (11, 5, 1 NR), Anil Kumble 26 (15, 11), Kevin Pietersen 6 (2, 4), D. Vettori 22 (12, 10).

Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni 84 (50, 33, 1 NR), Suresh Raina 3 (1, 1, 1 TR).

Delhi Daredevils: Gautam Gambhir 15 (9, 6), James Hopes 3 (0, 2, 1 NR), Mahela Jayawaerdene 8 (1, 7), Dinesh Karthik 3 (1, 2), Virender Sehwag 52 (28, 24).

Hyderabad (Deccan Chargers and Sunrisers): Adam Gilchrist 40 (18, 22), V. V. S. Laxman 6 (1, 5), Kumar Sangakkara 30 (11, 19), Cameron White 6 (4, 2).

Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid 22 (11, 11), Shane Warne 55 (30, 24, 1 TR), Shane Watson 1 (0, 1).

Kochi Tuskers: Mahela Jayawardene 13 (6, 7), Parthiv Patel 1 (0, 1).

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir 38 (22, 16), Sourav Ganguly 17 (13, 4), Brendon McCullum 13 (3, 9, 1 TR).

Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist 26 (12, 14), David Hussey 9 (5, 4), Mahela Jayawardene 1 (0, 1), Kumar Sangakkara 13 (3, 9, 1 TR), Yuvraj Singh 29 (17, 12).

Mumbai Indians: Dwayne Bravo 1 (0, l), Harbhajan Singh 20 (10, 10), Shaun Pollock 4 (3, 1), Sachin Tendulkar 51 (30, 21), Ricky Ponting 5 (3, 2).

Pune Warriors India: Sourav Ganguly 15 (4, 11), Angelo Mathews 5 (1, 4), Steve Smith 1 (0, 1), Ross Taylor 1 (1), Yuvraj Singh 14 (4, 9, 1 NR).

Keywords: IPL-VI

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