Need to work hard to get used to Pune pitch: Fleming | Cricket News
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Again into the IPL household after serving a two-year suspension, CSK misplaced their house benefit after only one sport in Chennai because the IPL orgainsers determined to shift its remaining house video games to Pune within the wake of protests associated to Cauvery difficulty and threats to disrupt extra fixtures.
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Fleming rued the truth that his gamers will want time to get used to the Pune pitch. “We’re going to watch out that we do not get carried away by the loss. The most important factor for us is to get to know the pitch right here, it isn’t Chennai. We picked the facet which was going to be Chennai-based so we’re studying as a lot as anybody,” stated Fleming after CSK misplaced by eight wickets to Mumbai Indians Saturday evening.
“We’ve got to work further laborious to get house benefit. We’ve got learnt slightly bit once more at present and we’ve got solely bought a day to ensure we attempt to get the suitable mixture,” he added.
Despatched into bat, CSK scored 169 for five, a goal which MI overwhelmed in 19.four overs final evening. Fleming stated they had been most likely 10-15 runs wanting what might have been a successful complete. “We had been within the battle. (However) we had been most likely 10 runs, could also be 15 runs quick with the bat. However we hung in fairly effectively and created alternatives,” Fleming stated.
CSK suffered their first defeat at its ‘adopted house’ in Pune and total its second within the match thus far, courtesy a surprising efficiency by MI batters Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Evin Lewis.
“A rating of 190 was a chance, so for them (Mumbai) to bowl effectively and drag us again to 170 was good cricket. One other 10 (runs) would have been good for us,” the previous New Zealand skipper stated. “He (Rohit) responded effectively within the 19th over and you aren’t going to win each sport within the IPL. It was good sport,” Fleming added.
Rohit turned the tables round within the 19th over after he hit pacer Shardul Thakur for 4 boundaries. Fleming additionally knowledgeable that pacer Deepak Chahar, who suffered a hamstring damage, can be out for a few weeks.
“He (Chahar) has had hamstring accidents prior to now so he has a good suggestion when he’s in bother. He’ll most likely take a few weeks, which is a little bit of blow to us,” he stated.