CSK, who picked England all-rounder Sam Curran within the West Indian’s absence, started their IPL 2020 marketing campaign on a profitable word, beating arch-rivals Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (September 19).
The senior West Indies star, who picked a niggle throughout the recently-concluded Caribbean Premier League, missed the opener and will now miss a couple of extra matches, based on CSK coach Fleming.
“Bravo is out for a couple of games,” Fleming mentioned within the post-match press convention.
Playing rather than Bravo, Curran smashed 18 off six balls to assist CSK cross the end line after Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis’ scored brisk half-centuries. Curran additionally returned spectacular figures of 1/28 whereas choosing up the wicket of the damaging wanting Quinton de Kock.
“Curran’s performance was terrific,” Fleming mentioned.
The head coach additionally heaped reward on Rayudu, who performed a vital knock of a 48-ball 71 and shared a superb partnership with du Plessis, who scored an unbeaten 58, to assist Chennai chase down a goal of 163 with 4 balls to spare.
“Rayudu has been nothing short of fantastic. He has been pretty emotional and played a great knock,” Fleming mentioned.
The former New Zealand captain additional mentioned that the pitch was “difficult” to attain and that the staff is searching for methods to seek out the suitable steadiness. Chennai Super Kings are quickly in motion as they play Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday (September 22).
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