MS Dhoni was last month brought in as mentor of India's 15-member T20 World Cup squad by the BCCI, a move that took everyone by surprise.
The month-long stint with India will give Dhoni an idea about whether he can straightaway be a mentor and save CSK's retention money for the next Indian Premier League.
The six count went down from 734 to 687 - a decrease of 47 while there were 34 less fours in IPL 2021. Here's a look at the boundaries.
Chennai Super Kings closed the gap on arch-rivals Mumbai Indians in the list of Indian Premier League title wins.
CSK captain MS Dhoni is 40. And his team heavily relies on veterans like Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina - all on the wrong side of 30.
IPL 2021 finalists, KKR were languishing at the seventh spot after the India leg was suspended in May this year due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Ruturaj Gaikwad became the youngest player to win the Orange Cap with his 635 runs in IPL 2021.
With two new teams coming in for the Indian Premier League next season, most of the squads are likely to go for a major overhaul in the IPL 2022 mega auctions.
RCB's Harshal Patel won both Most Valuable Player of the Season and Purple Cap for his 32 wickets in 15 games in IPL 2021.
Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final to lift the IPL 2021 trophy. It is also their fourth Indian Premier League title.
After setting an imposing target of 193, Chennai Super Kings restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 165/9 to win by 27 runs.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is playing his 10th Indian Premier League final and ninth for Chennai Super Kings as captain.
Chennai Super Kings easily defended their 192/3 as Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a batting collapse after a solid start to lose by 27 runs. Highlights of CSK vs KKR IPL 2021 final here.
Chennai Super Kings have found a dependable bowling all-rounder in Shardul Thakur. The Mumbai man will have a big role to play in the IPL 2021 final vs Kolkata Knight Riders.
Rahul Tripathi has contributed well to KKR's top-order batting. Meeting CSK in the IPL 2021 final will be reviving some old memories.
If Chennai Super Kings have found one consistent batsman in IPL 2021, it has been Pune youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Chennai Super Kings have three IPL titles with five final defeats while Kolkata Knight Riders have won both their finals under the mercurial Gautam Gambhir.
The former Australia all-rounder said Hazlewood has similarities with legendary fast bowler Glenn McGrath in the way he controls the ball.
A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveler to test for COVID-19 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi leaves after attending Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Kamal Singh
A crane being used to lift an idol of Goddess Durga after immersion to prevent pollution in River Ganga in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Children dressed as Lord Rama, Bharat, Lakshmana and Shatrughan during Nati Imli Bharat Milap Leela, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia offers his prayers at Ram Tirth temple, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates