The Super Kings will now have a six-day break earlier than their subsequent project towards Sunrisers Hyderabad on October 2. Fleming stated on Friday that the spinners have been their greatest let down thus far.
“It’s an area of concern because it has been one of the strengths for CSK and the style of play we have developed in the last 12 years, is heavily based on spin. So, we are trying to find a different personality so spin definitely plays a part,” Fleming stated after CSK’s defeat towards Delhi Capitals on Friday (September 25).
“We struggled with the fact that we have played on three different grounds and all of them have different conditions. We are struggling to adjust and find the pace and style to bowl through the middle. We have not bowled well in the last few games, so we need to rectify that,” he stated the post-match press meet.
The Super Kings have 4 spinners in Imran Tahir, who had a beautiful CPL 2020, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma and R Sai Kishore within the steady to contemplate for subsequent matches.
Fleming stated an overhaul of technique pertaining to batting too is required forward of the remainder of the video games.
“We are a bit muddled at the moment, we are missing some key players and are trying to find a balance that allows us to be competitive,” he stated.
“Again it comes to the spin bowling aspect, we are looking to develop a personality on the type of pitches we are getting. We are trying to find a combination without Raina and Rayudu. The performance against Delhi was on the weaker side in terms of intent. It has been an interesting six days and now we have the time to rectify the issues and there are a few of them,” he added.
“We did think about batting first against Delhi, the dew aspect is a bit hit and miss thing at the moment, we are guessing a little in terms of conditions, we are learning on the hop and some of the stuff we learnt against Delhi will really be valuable,” he signed off.
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