The captain cool MS Dhoni, who is known for his decision making in pressure situations,  seems to be losing his midas touch.

IPL 2008:
Chennai ended as runner-ups in the inaugural IPL season. CSK lost to Shane Warne led Rajasthan Royals in an exciting final by 3 wickets.

IPL 2009: The Super Kings finished with 17 points from 14 matches and earned a second place at the league table. However, at the semi-finals, their hopes of entering the final for a second time were crushed by the Royal Challengers who beat them by 6 wickets.

IPL 2010: Chennai won their first ever IPL title. The Super Kings struggled in the first half of the regular season, winning only two matches out of seven. They won four of their next five games in the season mainly due to the efforts of Murali Vijay and Suresh Raina. CSK also won the Champions League same year.

IPL 2011: Continuing their good form, Chennai went on to win their second straight title win. Michael Hussey was the leading run scorer for CSK particular year. This was the last time CSK won the IPL title.

IPL 2012: They got off to a rather slow start in the regular season, winning only five of their first 12 games which put them in doubt of qualifying for the Playoffs. Then they won three of their last four matches and qualified for the Playoffs. In finals CSK lost to KKR by 5 wickets.

IPL 2013: In IPL 6, Chennai had a great run and ended top at the points table. However, team's reputation got hit by many controversies when Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of Srinivasan, was arrested by Mumbai Police on charges of placing bets on IPL matches. CSK again failed to break the final jinx.

IPL 2014: Chennai failed to overcome Kings XI Punjab challenge losing the both league match and IPL qualifier to the table toppers. However, CSK won the Champions League Twenty20 with some spectacular performances.

IPL 2015: It was sixth outing for CSK in eight IPL. After losing the first qualifier to Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings lost the finals by 41 runs again to Mumbai. After winning a good toss, Dhoni & co failed to restrict MI to a low score. It was a total dismay of batting, bowling and fielding for Chennai.

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