Wed. Oct 28th, 2020
IPL 2020: Dwayne Bravo ‘groin injury’ might keep him out for couple of weeks, says CSK coach Stephen Fleming


As Ravindra Jadeja, Chennai Super Kings’ slow left-arm orthodox spinner, came down to bowl the ultimate in excess of in Delhi Capitals’ chase, there was a good deal of concerns surrounding that move. Twitter was set on fire as Jadeja, and not Dwayne Bravo, bowled the ultimate in excess of for Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah. With 17 needed off the final ball, finger spinner Jadeja came in and was blasted for 22 runs, which includes three sixes by Axar Patel, in five deliveries and the game was in excess of with a ball remaining as DC won by five wickets.

The serious motive behind not offering the final in excess of to death-expert Bravo is that the pacer was away due to o groin damage, in accordance to coach Stephen Fleming, that could continue to keep him out for up to two weeks.

“He (Bravo) looks to have a appropriate groin damage, naturally it was major ample to continue to keep him from coming back to the area, he is just genuinely disappointed that he was not in a position to bowl the ultimate in excess of, that is fairly a great deal for what he is in the crew for. He would have to be reassessed going forward, at this stage, you would picture that it would consider a handful of days or a couple of weeks,” Fleming stated.

“However Dwayne Bravo acquired injured so he could not bowl the final in excess of, naturally he is a death bowler, that is the way our season has been going, we are obtaining issues thrown at us. Jadeja was not planned to bowl at the death, but with Bravo finding injured, we did not have any other solution. We did nicely to develop a problem the place it could have worked for us but we have to continue to keep operating difficult and flip it all-around,” Fleming stated at the publish-match press conference.

Fleming did praise Shikhar Dhawan for his unbeaten 58-ball 101, the opener’s 1st IPL hundred, but also pointed at the dropped catches by CSK.

“Very well, we gave Shikhar Dhawan a handful of lives, he was taking part in nicely, we had options to consider his wicket early but we did not consider them. He was taking part in aggressively and he was staying appropriate up there with the needed run-charge, if we had acquired him out, we could have place stress on their middle-decrease buy, the game could possibly have been diverse, dropping 3-4 catches towards him was a bit also lots of,” Fleming additional.

“It was tricky early on, the way we played in the back 5 was promising, some great hitting from us to get there at 180, we if had taken our odds, it would have been a match-winning score but it was not to be.”

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