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    CSK’s playing XI from IPL 2008 Final – Where are they now?

    IPL Final is happening right now, it is featuring the Chennai Super Kings and the Gujarat Titans. CSK are playing in IPL Final once again

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    IPL Final is happening right now, it is featuring the Chennai Super Kings and the Gujarat Titans. CSK are playing in IPL Final once again. They have made it a habit to make it to the summit clash. This habit started in the year 2008, when they took on the Rajasthan Royals in the final match of the inaugural season.

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    There are just two players from that game who are playing in tonight’s final as well, they are MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja. Dhoni played for CSK in that game, while Jadeja played for RR. In this article now, we will look at CSK’s playing XI from the 2008 final and where those players are now.

    Batters of CSK from IPL 2008 Final – Parthiv Patel, Vidyut S, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni and S Badrinath

    CSK played with five top-order batters in that game. Wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel opened the batting with Vidyut S, followed by Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni and S Badrinath. Raina top-scored with a 30-ball 43. Except Dhoni, all other players have retired. They play in leagues of retired cricketers and also work as cricket experts. Dhoni is still captaining CSK in IPL.

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    All rounders of CSK from IPL 2008 Final – Albie Morkel and Chamara Kapugedara

    CSK entered the big game with two overseas all-rounders, namely Albie Morkel and Chamara Kapugedara. Chamara scored 8 off 12, while Morkel bagged two wickets. Both have retired from international cricket now. They have moved away from the cricket field now.

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    Bowlers – Manpreet Gony, L Balaji, Muttiah Muralitharan and Makhaya Ntini

    Chennai played with four specialist bowlers in the game – three pace bowlers and a spinner. Muralitharan picked up two wickets, while Gony picked up one wicket. The other two remained wicketless. All four players have retired and either joined coaching or commentary.