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MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Pitch Report for IPL 2023, IPL Records & Stats

Chepauk Stadium, also known as M.A. Chidambaram, is one of the most renowned cricket stadiums in the world. The stadium served as the home field for the Chennai Super Kings, which is one of the most successful teams in IPL history. At this venue, in addition to IPL games, there have been a number of international matches. 

Several cricket legends have batted on the pitch in Chepauk. One of them is MS Dhoni, who has spent most of his IPL career playing on this stadium and pitch. Even though many international matches have been performed at this stadium, MS Dhoni’s batting for the Chennai Super Kings is the only time the crowd becomes excited. Each time MS Dhoni played on this field, there were nearly 50,000 fans in attendance.

In addition to the IPL, this stadium has held the first-ever Ranj game in India. This stadium has many happy memories for Indian fans, particularly those of the Chennai Super Kings winning IPL championships there.

Pitch Report Chepauk Stadium IPL 2023

The M.A. Chidambaram Stadium pitch responds to the weather. Winds with high temperatures during the day might challenge a player’s temperament. The seamers are able to swing the ball both ways more readily when there is a cool breeze in the evening or at night. However, spinners also have a role and help their teams with the best possible bowling.

MA Chidambaram Stadium Chennai IPL Records

Highest Team Score in IPL Match at Chidambaram Stadium

Chennai Super Kings set the highest total in a match at Chidambaram Stadium. In 2010, they scored 246 runs against Rajasthan Royals at a run rate of 12.3.
Rajasthan batted well to chase down this total but failed. Still, they managed to set 2nd highest total of 223 runs at this venue.

TeamScoreRun RateResultOpponetnYear
RR223/511.15lostSuper Kings2010
CSK217/710.85wonSuper Giants2023
RR211/510.55wonSuper Kings2008
Most Runs in IPL Match at Chidambaram Stadium

Average First Inning & Winning Score at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

The pitches of Chidambaram stadium are difficult for a team to bat in the first inning. This is why the average first inning score is low compared to Wankhede Stadium and Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL. 160 runs are scored on average in this venue’s first inning of IPL games.
On the other hand, the average winning total is 174. So every team has to put in extra runs to get a winning total.

Lowest Team Total at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

As always RCB has the lowest total at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL. RCB lost all of their wickets after scoring only 70 runs against CSK in 2018.

TeamScoreOversRun RateResultOpponentDate
RCB7017.14.07lostCSK23 Mar 2019
CSK71/317.44.01wonRCB23 Mar 2019
PBKS95/9204.75lostCSK25 Apr 2015
DC9916.26.06lostCSK1 May 2019
KKR108/9205.4lostCSK9 Apr 2019
Lowest Team Total at Chidambaram Stadium

Winning Percentage Batted First and Second at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

Most IPL games are won by the team that batted first in this venue. A total of 68 games have been played, and 40 were won by the side that batted first, while 26 were by the other team.
It means 59 per cent of the games are won by the teams batting first.

Highest Wickets by a Bowler at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

Ravichandran Ashwin has been an integral part of Chennai and won a few crucial matches for them. During his years with CSK, he became the highest wicket taker in IPL at Chidambaram Stadium. He gets 46 wickets in 40 games with an economy rate of six.

Ravi Ashwin2010-202140463/166.070
Dwanye Bravo2008-201937443/228.270
Albie Morkel2008-201531364/327.981
Ravindra Jadeja2011-202335194/117.071
Most Wickets in an IPL Match at Chidambaram Stadium

Most Wickets in an IPL Match at Chidambaram Stadium

Andre Russel from KKR has the best bowling figure. He took five wickets in only two overs by conceding 15 runs against MI. All this effort got wasted by the KKR batter when they failed to chase a small to of 152.

Andre RussellKKRMI21557.52021
Lakshmipathy BalajiCSKPBKS424562008
Harshal PatelRCBMI42756.752021
Ravidra JadegaCSKRR41142.752015
Imran TahirCSKDC3.21243.62019
Best Bowling Figure at Chidambaram Stadium Chennai

Most Runs by a Player at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

Suresh Raina was the most valuable batting asset for CSK. He was the leading run-scorer in IPL at one point. Similarly, he has scored the most runs at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL. In 56 IPL games at this venue, he scores 1498 runs with the help of eight fifties and a hundred.

Suresh Raina561498100*29.96135.328
MS Dhoni55137575*42.96143.977
Murali Vijay3092812733.14133.913
Mike Hussey228489547.11125.817
Faf du Plessis195537336.86119.434
Most Runs in IPL at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

Highest Individual Score in IPL Match at Chidambaram Stadium

Murali Vijay Sieze’s top two space for scoring most runs in an IPL match at this venue. He scores 127 runs against the Royals on 56 balls and 113 runs on 58 balls against Dehli Daredevils. Both of the games were by CSK due to his astonishing innings.

Murali VijayCSKv Royals12756811226.78
Murali VijayCSKv Daredevils11358154194.82
Shane WatsonRRv Super Kings1016166165.57
Suresh RainaCSKv Kings XI100*5376188.67
Brendon McCullumCSKv Sunrisers100*5679178.57
Most Runs in an IPL Match at Chidambaram

Result of Last 5 Matches at Chidambaram Stadium in IPL

TeamScoreOversRun RateInnsResultOpponentDate
Chennai Super Kings217/72010.851wonLSG3 Apr 2023
Dehli Capitals159/4207.951tiedSRH25 Apr 2021
Mumbai Indians131/6206.551lostPBKS23 Apr 2021
Punjab Kings12019.46.11lostSRH21 Apr 2021
Mumbai Indians137/9206.851lostDC20 Apr 2021
Last 5 Matches at Chidambaram Stadiu,

Upcoming IPL 2023 Matches at Chidambaram Stadium

Team 1Team 2DateTimeVenue
Chennai Super KingsLucknow Super Giants03/04/20237:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super KingsRajasthan Royals12/04/20237:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super KingsSunrisers Hyderabad21/04/20237:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super KingsPunjab Kings30/04/20233:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super KingsMumbai Indians06/05/20233:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super Kings Delhi Capitals10/05/20237:30 PMChennai
Chennai Super KingsKolkata Knight Riders14/05/20237:30 PMChennai
Upcoming IPL Matches in Chennai
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