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featurecricket3 days ago

CSK’s ‘A-Team’ don’t know a Plan-B or they don’t have a Plan-B

Let’s put it straight into facts - this team was assembled in 2018, as a result of what the franchise needed after its two-year-ban, immediate result and getting back into the groove. While it may have worked very well in 2018, worked extraordinarily well in 2019 but 2020?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | Dwayne Bravo won't take part in remainder of IPL, will fly back soon, reveals CSK CEO

In what has been a poor season for CSK in IPL, things continue to go awry as all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has been ruled out with groin injury and will fly back soon, stated CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan. It has been a dreadful season for the Men in Yellow as they have lost seven games after 10 matches. 
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featurecricket6 days ago

Afterthoughts from the weekend ft. graveyard CSK, Warner’s decline and Maxwell the bowler

IPL weekends are bizarre: some will make you want double-headers to not exist and others, like yesterday, will leave you wishing to get stuck in a never-ending loop of Super Overs. One article won’t suffice to summarize the weekend action, but we’ve tried our best to cram in the biggest takeaways.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2020 | Dwayne Bravo may be out for 'few days or even a couple of weeks', reveals Stephen Fleming

CSK coach Stephen Fleming has stated that Bravo's groin injury might keep him out of the team for a few days or even a couple of weeks, which comes as a further disaster for the Men in Yellow. Chennai Super Kings slumped to their sixth defeat of the season after Dhawan made a hundred.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | MS was comfortable with extra bowler as we felt pitch might slow down, reveals Stephen Fleming

Speaking about bringing Piyush Chawla in for N Jagadeeshan, Stephen Fleming has stated that Dhoni was comfortable with the idea as they collectively thought the wicket would slow down. The CSK coach has also added that they didn’t want to muddle the batting order anymore, thus sent Curran up.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni likes to have options with bowlers at the death, insists Joy Bhattacharjya

Analysing the game between Hyderabad and Chennai, Joy Bhattacharjya has insisted that MS Dhoni likes to have choices in bowlers to bowl at the death and appreciated Chennai’s last 2 overs. He added that Dhoni knew he had enough runs to play with and someone was going to rescue the team.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | We’re trying to break the second half into a mini tournament, reveals Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo has stated that Chennai Super Kings are not looking too far ahead in the tournament, rather they want to break things down and take one step at a time. The all-rounder has also added that Shardul Thakur’s brilliant 19th over made it easy for him to bowl the final over.
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newscricket11 days ago

IPL 2020 | Would bring Imran Tahir in CSK’s playing XI for Dwayne Bravo, opines Brad Hogg

Brad Hogg, on his YouTube channel, has opined that he would want CSK to bring in the leg-spinner Imran Tahir in the playing XI against SRH instead of Dwayne Bravo. In the batting department, Hogg suggests that CSK should send in English all-rounder Sam Curran at No.3, which would help them.
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featurecricket14 days ago

CSK’s puzzle pieces out-puzzling them slowly piece by piece in IPL 2020

Before their comeback in 2018, when CSK spent a truck-load of money on seasoned veterans, they were highly ridiculed with people even claiming that MS Dhoni’s ‘Midas’ touch was done and dusted. Two years down the road, we are still talking about these seasoned veterans, with CSK struggling.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket17 days ago

IPL 2020 | It doesn’t make sense to play all games at my age, proclaims Dwayne Bravo

During the game against KKR, Dwayne Bravo proclaimed that it doesn’t make any sense for him as a 37-year-old to play all of CSK’s games this season. The all-rounder also credited MS Dhoni for creating a difference in his bowling lengths, which eventually resulted in him getting three wickets.
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