CSK coach Stephen Fleming says Ravindra Jadeja’s form, Piyush Chawla “area of ​​concern”



After suffering a 44-run defeat against the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming admitted that the form of spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla is a matter of concern for the team . Jadeja has taken just two wickets in the tournament so far and the spinners have also gone for runs. He scored more than 40 runs in his quota of four overs in matches against Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capital. On the other hand, Chawla has taken four wickets in the tournament so far, but the spinner scored 55 runs in his four overs in the match against Rajasthan Royals.

“Yes, this is an area of ​​concern because it is a strength for CSK and the style we have developed over the last 12 years is very much based on spin. So we are trying to find a different personality so that spin Definitely ho. Plays a part, “Fleming said while replying to an ANI query during the post-match press conference.

“We struggled with the fact that we played on three different bases and all of them have different positions. We’re struggling to adjust and find the pace and style to bowl through the middle Are. We have not bowled well in the last few matches. ” So we need to fix it, ”he said.

CSK were unable to chase a total of 176 against Delhi and were limited to only 131/7, stumbling to a 44-run defeat. Dhoni once again came out to bat at number six and landed on 98/4 with CSK in the 16th over.

Talking about CSK’s approach during the chase, Fleming said: “We’re kinda worried at the moment, we’re missing some key players and trying to find a balance that allows us to be competitive Lets. Again it comes to the spin bowling aspect. We are looking to develop a personality on the type of pitches. We are trying to find a combination without Raina and Rayudu. Weak side in terms of performance intention against Delhi. Was in. It has been an interesting six-day opportunity. Now we have time to rectify the issues and have some of them. “

When asked why CSK opted to bowl first against Delhi, Fleming replied: “Yes, we thought of batting first against Delhi, the dew factor is a bit hit and misses the moment. , We are speculating a little bit in this case the conditions, we are learning on this hope and some things that we learned against Delhi will be really valuable. “

CSK has played three matches in the IPL so far and has won only one match against Mumbai Indians.

The Dhoni-led team will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Stadium on 2 October.

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