Chennai Super Kings post a thumping 240/5 on Indian Premier League debut against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali, thanks in main to Michael Hussey’s blistering 116* off 54 balls. – April 19.
Chennai Super Kings win the home game against Kings XI Punjab by 18 runs as Lakshmipathy Balaji picks up 5/24, including a thrilling last over hat-trick, the first in the Indian Premier League. – May 10.
A hat-trick that almost went unnoticed against Kolkata Knight Riders. Makhaya Ntini sends back Sourav Ganguly off the last ball of his first spell and returns to dismiss Debabrata Das and David Hussey off his first two deliveries.– May 18.
Chennai Super Kings end the inaugural season as runners-up following a thrilling last-ball finish against Rajasthan Royals in the final in Mumbai. – June 1 .