Chennai Superstars is based in Chennai and named after Rajnikanth, the famous film star of Tamilnadu, who is called as “Superstar”. The home ground of this team is the Mayajaal Cricket Ground. The colors of this team are Green, White and Magenta. The massage therapist is Julia Russel while the strength and conditioning coach is Corey Bocking. The physiotherapist is Anthony Smith while the assistant coach and mentor is Kharsan Ghavri.
On 21st October 2008, there was a match between Chennai Superstars and Hyderabad Heroes. The Superstars were all out for 160 in 19.3 overs. The Heroes scored 142 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Thus, the Superstars won by 18 runs. The Man of the Match was Ian Harvey who scored 49 runs in 21 deliveries. On 24th October 2008, there was a match between Delhi Giants and Chennai Superstars. The Superstars scored with 166 for 6 in 20 overs. The Giants scored 161 for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Thus, the Superstars defeated the Giants by 5 runs. The Man of the Match was Hemang Badani who was unbeaten on 51 in 45 deliveries.
The captain of the team is Stuart Law. The players in the team are Vasudevan Devendran, Thiru Kumaran, Syed Mohammad, Hemanth Kumar, Nantie Hayward, Vivek Naidu, Jaikumar Hariesh, Rajamani Jesuraj, Ganapathi Vignesh, Tamil Kumaran, Vasanth Saravanan, Hemang Badani, Rajagopal Sathish, Shabbir Ahmed, Russel Arnold and Ian Harvey. In the Indian Cricket League 20s matches, the top scorer has been Ganapathi Vignesh with 641 runs and the top bowler has been Thiru Kumaran with 31 wickets. In the Indian Cricket League 50s matches, the top scorer has been Hemang Badani with 366 runs and top bowler has been Rajamani Jesuraj with 11 wickets.
Chennai Superstars won the 2007 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship.
The team won the 2008 Indian Cricket League 50s.
The team attained 3rd place in the 2008 Indian Cricket League Edelweiss 20s Challenge.
The team was the runner-up in the 2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament.