Chennai Tremendous Kings confronted their sixth defeat of the season on Saturday when the facet misplaced to Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets. There possibilities of playoff qualification took a giant hit with the loss as CSK stand at sixth place with three wins in 9 matches.
A win on Saturday would have steered the Tremendous Kings to a top-Four spot.
CSK head coach Stephen Fleming was visibly disapointed with the staff’s outing – particularly throughout the fielding. He mentioned that the staff threw away possibilities to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan, who finally scored a match-winning century.
“We gave Shikhar Dhawan a couple of lives. We had the alternatives to get him early and we did not take them. He was enjoying aggressively, we might’ve acquired him early and put a bit extra strain on center and decrease order. Dropping three or 4 catches was far too many,” mentioned Fleming.
“It was some good hitting from us to get to 180. If we had taken our possibilities it will’ve been a match-winning rating.”
Speaking about whether or not the facet is specializing in catching throughout coaching, Fleming mentioned, “The boys are working very exhausting. It does come all the way down to grabbing them in key moments. Sadly we could not and we paid a heavy worth. It is simply disappointing that we did not do fairly good there.”
Fleming additionally mentioned that Dwayne Bravo might not be accessible for choice for the facet for a couple of video games, after he suffered an damage throughout the recreation towards DC.
“He (Bravo) appears to have a proper groin damage I believe. It is critical sufficient to maintain him from coming again on the sphere. At this stage, you’d think about it will take him a couple of days, and even a few weeks,” mentioned Fleming.