Why CSK was Banned from IPL?

CSK Banned for 2 Years

The most disappointing moment for Chennai Super Kings’ fans was the time when CSK was banned from IPL for two years in 2016 & 2017.

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CSK banned from IPL for Spot Fixing

In the 2013 IPL season, Gurunath Meiyappan of CSK was arrested on the charges of spot-fixing. The match-fixing and betting activities led to a ban for Chennai Super Kings from IPL for 2 years. Gurunath Meiyappan of CSK, suffered a life-ban from all the cricket matches conducted by BCCI.

MS Dhoni on CSK Match-Fixing

In the documentary, Roar of the Lion, Dhoni talked about his career’s darkest period when the team was banned from IPL. He stated, “The biggest crime that I can commit is not a murder, it is actually match-fixing”.

CSK Performance Before the Ban

* CSK won the IPL 2010 and 2011 trophies.  * CSK topped the league in 2013 and was the top-rated team in IPL. * In the 2014 auction, the franchise got some star performers in the team with 21 crores to bid

CSK Comeback in 2018

It was an emotional moment for CSK and its fans when the supposedly 'fixing king of IPL' had a comeback in 2018. Chennai Super Kings' fans got an opportunity to witness their favorite team win the trophy again in 2018.