The India opener is looking forward to playing at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, his home ground, in the forthcoming IPL season
The tournament will retain its usual 4pm and 8pm starts, with double-headers restricted only to weekends
Can Knight Riders' overseas players stay fit through the season? Will the lack of a proper wicketkeeper hurt Kings XI? Who will Royal Challengers choose between McCullum and de Kock?
Some key numbers - and trivia - from day one of the mega-auction in Bengaluru
A break up of the eight IPL squads at the end of the first day of the 2018 player auction, and a quick look at the gaps the teams need to fill on Sunday
Will franchises retain the old core set of players or invest in a new group? How will the presence of uncapped players affect teams' auction strategies?
Only 18 players have been retained by the IPL franchises, a whopping 578 are up for sale. What might we expect from the 2018 player auction?
The Chennai Super Kings captain hopes the franchise can reassemble its old core group of players, but has cautioned that it might not be easy to achieve given the unpredictability of the IPL auction
Preview of the match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad
Preview for the match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings in Jaipur
Preview of the match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai
Preview of IPL 2013's first qualifier, between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in Delhi
Preview for the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in Bangalore
A preview of the match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils in Chennai
The IPL final takes place in Kolkata on Sunday, but all the news surrounding the tournament is about events off the field
A look at which players the eight IPL franchises are likely to retain and which ones they are likely to use the right-to-match card for, for the IPL next year
The two franchises will return to the IPL fold in 2018 and can each retain up to five players from their 2015 squads. Who should they pick?
Although a final decision remains to be made, a BCCI official suggested that the three players could be a combination of two Indians and one overseas player, or two overseas players and one Indian
R Ashwin has waded into controversy by comparing Chennai Super Kings' return to the IPL fold to Manchester United's recovery from the horrific plane crash at Munich in 1958
The two suspended teams will now be able to participate in the 11th IPL edition next year
Despite the criticism surrounding the business of the game, the Indian Premier League has had a significant impact, inspiring leagues around the world and attracting the best international talent