|Owners||India Cements and N Srinivasan|
|Home Ground||MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk)|
|Franchise fee||$91 million|
|Most expensive player||Mahendra Singh Dhoni - $1.5 million|
The name "Super Kings" is to honor the rulers of the golden era of Tamil culture, the team logo has a Lion to reflect the King of the Jungle. In addition the word "Super" is colloquially used in the state of Tamil Nadu to reflect all things thrilling and exciting and is a word of the lips of almost every one in Tamil Nadu. The name "Super Kings" is from Coromandel Super King cement, a brand of cement promoted by the India Cements group for which N.Srinivasan(Treasurer-BCCI) is the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director. The crown in the logo is also borrowed from the cement brand. Incidentally the Chennai team playing in the ICL (the rebel league) is named as "Chennai Superstars".
The franchise is owned by India Cements, who paid $91 million to acquire the rights of the franchise for the next 10 years. Former India test player Kris Srikkanth is the brand ambassador for the franchise, and another former Indian opener V. B. Chandrasekhar will be the chief selector. The brand ambassadors for the team will be South Indian actor, Vijay and actress, Nayantara. The M.A.Chidambaram stadium (often referred to as Chepauk, the place where the stadium is located) will be the home ground of the IPL team The theme song of Chennai Super Kings, penned by Vairamuthu, is presently being composed by Mani Sharma and directed by Rajeev Menon.
|Coach||: Kepler Wessels|
|Captain||: Mahendra Singh Dhoni|