[caption id="attachment_696564" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/MS-Dhoni-1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-696564" alt="MS Dhoni AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/MS-Dhoni-1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> MS Dhoni AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/chennai-super-kings">Chennai Super Kings</a> head coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/stephen-fleming/">Stephen Fleming</a> is a man on a mission as he looks to rekindle the magic that turned the team into one of the most successful ones in the opening decade of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Indian-Premier-League">Indian Premier League</a>. <p></p> <p></p>"We will try and recreate some of the success that CSK had in the first eight years," the affable Kiwi was quoted as saying by the CSK website. <p></p> <p></p>"Everything is very familiar...right back to the first hotel where we formed our friendships and got a lot of success as a team. 10 years on there is a lot of history," added the 44-year-old. <p></p> <p></p>He also praised skipper<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mahendra-singh-dhoni/"> Mahendra Singh Dhoni</a>, for whom Chennai and CSK have been a big part of his career. <p></p> <p></p>"Chennai and CSK have been a big part of his career," Fleming added. <p></p> <p></p>"And his determination now to recreate what was very special for us in the first eight years is high on his motivation. A great player to be involved with, we do have a good relationship born out of the time together, successes and experiences as well," he said about the talismanic captain. <p></p> <p></p>Fleming said the team was looking forward to the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians on April 7. <p></p> <p></p>"We are looking forward to it already. It s been the venue for some great clashes between the Yellow and Blue shirts," he added. <p></p> <p></p>He said CSK had a balanced squad with a mix of experienced and young players. <p></p> <p></p>"It's obviously a balanced side, a good mix of experience and young players who are coming through. Be it Harbhajan Singh and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shane-watson/">Shane Watson</a> or Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar." <p></p> <p></p>"CSK has gone on to do great things and we value that.The return of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/murli-vijay/">Murali Vijay </a> is a good example that we value experience," he pointed out. <p></p> <p></p>The CSK head coach further said that the team had good all-round skills, with a lot of options. <p></p> <p></p>"There is a lot of all-round skills in the side and a lot of options, some great spinning options, pace options and a very good batting line-up.We have all three facets of the game covered," Fleming said. <p></p> <p></p>On the bowling department, he said, "Spin is the key. If you look at our side we are very strong in spin bowling skill sets and we have also put a lot of faith in young Indian pace bowlers." <p></p> <p></p>"And we have also got <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/lungi-ngidi/">Lungi Ngidi</a> and Mark Wood for that bit of extra pace depending on the conditions," he signed off.