— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) July 15, 2017
Dhoni has been a part of the CSK team since the inaugural season of the tournament. He has been their captain in the all the 8 seasons the team participated.
Under his captaincy, the team has won the coveted IPL trophy twice, the Champions League T20 title twice and reached the final of the tournament for a record six times.
In the last two seasons, when CSK were banned, Dhoni was a part of the Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) team.
Along with CSK, Rajasthan Royals (RR) is also back in the tournament. Both the teams were banned from the competition in 2015 due to betting charges against their owners.