IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) lost by 3 wickets against Gujarat Titans in a thrilling match. Chennai bowlers looted runs in this match. After this, CSK coach Stephen Fleming has given a big reason for the defeat.
CSK coach Stephen Fleming gave this big statement.
After the match, Stephen Fleming said, ‘David Miller hit well in the match. We could not find any weakness in him during the match. Regarding the weaknesses of the players, he said that Miller is careful on the field, does not let the weaknesses come close, and is alert, which has helped him to play big innings.
Why did the CSK team lose to Gujarat Titans?
Stephen Fleming said that the batsmen of Gujarat Titans batted brilliantly in the last five overs. “CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad returned to form with a brilliant 73 while Ambati Rayudu made a quickfire 46 off 31 balls. After the dismissal of both the players, Chennai could only manage 44 runs for the loss of two wickets in the last five overs.
Fleming has praised Rashid Khan. He further said that due to the absence of Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan took over the captaincy front. However, he did not contribute much to the bowling for which he is known. But the innings Rashid played with the bat were really important.
Fleming was surprised by David Miller’s brilliant innings of 94 runs.
Fleming was surprised by the brilliant innings of 94 runs by Gujarat Titans batsman David Miller. He said that the left-handed batsman played a very good match against the spinners. Miller lashed out at the bowlers as the ‘assassin’ as he scored 94 runs in 51 balls with eight fours and six sixes, which helped the team in difficult times and played a winning inning in the absence of Hardik Pandya. The team is currently at the top of the points table.