Matthew Hayden uses the innovative Mongoose bat for the first time, against Delhi Daredevils, and bludgeons a 43-ball 93. – March 19.
Chennai Super Kings better their record 240/5 for another then Indian Premier League highest total of 246/5, against Rajasthan Royals at home. Murali Vijay fired a 127 off just 56 balls. – April 3.
In the last match of the Group Stage, a do-or-die against Kings XI Punjab in Dharamsala, ‘Captain Cool’ MS Dhoni struck a 6 to finish it in style – a moment etched in every CSK fan’s memory. – April 18.
In the semi-final in Navi Mumbai, Chennai Super Kings blew away Deccan Chargers for 104 after setting them a target of 143 to win by 38 runs and seal a place in the final. Doug Bollinger was declared Player of the match for his spectacular bowling effort of 4-1-13-4. The win also assured the Lions of a place in the 2010 Champions League Twenty20. – April 22.
Suresh Raina struck a match-winning 57* (35) as Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the IPL final played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Raina was adjudged Player of the match. – April 25.
After topping Group A with 6 points, Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 52 runs (D/L) in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-final at Kingsmead, Durban. In what was their first CLT20 final, the Lions thumped Chevrolet Warriors by 8 wickets in Johannesburg to become the first Indian Premier League side to win the competition. Murali Vijay bagged the Golden Bat for scoring the maximum runs in the tournament and Ravichandran Ashwin took home the Man of the Series award after finishing as the leading wicket-taker.