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IPL 2020 | CSK might be the most active franchise in upcoming IPL auction, opines Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir has opined that CSK might be the most active franchise in the upcoming IPL auction, given their lack of success this season in the tournament. He also added that while retaining Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja, the franchise might want to reshape their top-order for IPL 2021.
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featurecricket20 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
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Raina's absence has created issues in CSK's composition, first time they look unsettled, feels Irfan Pathan

Former India and CSK all-rounder Irfan Pathan reckons that the absence of Suresh Raina has caused problems in CSK's composition as for first time the Men in Yellow look unsettled. After winning the tournament opener, CSK have lost back-to-back games in the 13th edition of the IPL.
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featurecricketa month ago

‘Unconventional’ Chennai Super Kings grapple with demons of their own doing

CSK have lost two out of their first three games for the first time since 2012 and there seems to be no imminent solution in sight. MS Dhoni, the man with a Midas touch, is not sure of his own move and we are just done with the first week of the IPL - surely, the world can’t get any weirder.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | CSK not thinking about Suresh Raina’s comeback, reveals Kasi Viswanathan

After a rather bad start to IPL 2020 leading to fans calling for Suresh Raina’s comeback, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has revealed that Raina is not in their scheme of things and the franchise respects his decision. He insisted that the fans need not worry as CSK will bounce back strongly. 
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Why your team sucks - Chennai Super Kings

For someone who was branded as an MS Dhoni fan all his life, it might seem totally odd that I am writing this column. But hey, CSK fans - a question for you - do you really think you deserve anything other than a proper bashing for supporting a team that doesn't know how to play attractive cricket?
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newscricketa month ago

Suresh Raina to establish cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir

After Suresh Raina wrote a letter to DGP for the promotion of cricket in J&K, reports have suggested that he is on the verge of setting up a cricketing academy in the region. In addition, Raina is also planning to set up five schools in the Kashmir division and an equal number in the Jammu division.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Chennai Super Kings - Preview, Power Rankings, Predictions

One of the pre-tournament favourites, CSK will walk into IPL 2020 on the back of loads of issues, including missing Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh, but nothing bigger than their direful batting. On the other hand, they would be confident that the bowling pack will come to the party.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | MS Dhoni will be player to watch out for this season, predicts Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has predicted that MS Dhoni will be the player to watch out for this season and even went on to say that it would be a Dhoni of the pre-captaincy era in Indian cricket. He also opined that the team which would bat spinners well would finish as the top-four teams in the Middle East.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Doubt if CSK have youngsters who can uplift the team, questions Sunil Gavaskar

Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar believes that the absence of Raina and Harbhajan will provide an opportunity for new blood to shine, but questioned whether CSK have the youngsters who can make a difference. Gavaskar feels that the absence of youngsters might hurt MS Dhoni’s ‘Daddy’s Army’.
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