Wed. Oct 28th, 2020
IPL 2020: Not Ravindra Jadeja's 20th over but dropped catches cost CSK match vs DC, says Kumar Sangakkara


Batting terrific and former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara explained if Chennai Super Kings have been “brutally trustworthy”, they would concede it was their fielding and dropped catches and not Ravindra Jadeja’s ultimate in excess of that price them a win towards Delhi Capitals in their IPL 2020 match on Saturday.

Kumar Sangakkara pointed out at the dropped options that gave Shikhar Dhawan the possibility to hit a match-winning hundred in Sharjah. CSK misplaced the match by five wickets regardless of publish 179 on a comparatively slower wicket.

Sam Curran brought CSK back into the match with a terrific penultimate in excess of when DC desired 21 off the final two overs. Curran gave away just four runs and place stress on Shikhar Dhawan who acquired to his maiden IPL hundred in that in excess of.

With 17 desired off six, Delhi Capitals have been in a spot of bother but CSK missed their star death bowler, Dwayne Bravo to an damage. Dhoni was forced to bowl one particular of his two spinners and he opted for Ravindra Jadeja. The move backfired as Axar Patel hit three sixes and took Delhi previous the finish line with a ball to spare.

MS Dhoni heaped praise on Dhawan just after CSK’s reduction but rued their dropped probabilities. CSK dropped Dhawan thrice on the major evening. He was handed a reprieve when batting on 25 by Deepak Chahar. Dhoni himself dropped Dhawan on 50 and Ambati Rayudu handed the DC opener a different likelihood when he was in his eighties.

“I believe MSD had genuinely planned on bowling Dwayne Bravo in the ultimate in excess of of the chase. Sam Curran acquired them back into the game with a clear shot at winning. Forced to bowl Jadeja in the finish. Almost certainly, Jadeja bowled also complete. He need to have bowled shorter and wider, having the batsmen to reduce and not permitting them to get on the front foot,” Sangakkara informed Star Sports activities.

“But if CSK are to be brutally trustworthy about why they misplaced now, they have to appear at their fielding. You can speak about their 20th in excess of as considerably as they want but if they had held on to their catches, Delhi Capitals could not have acquired near adequate to win.”

Can not afford to drop excellent batsman even the moment: Gavaskar inquiries CSK fielding

Meanwhile, Sunil Gavaskar explained CSK dropped the match when they dropped Dhawan not the moment but a number of instances. The batting terrific also explained CSK need to appear at their blend as they have entered a have to-win phase just after six losses in 9 matches.

“You cannot afford to drop a excellent batsman even the moment, right here you have provided him four options to carry on. That is some thing CSK have to appear at. These are catches that require to be taken eleven instances out of ten. That is not becoming carried out.

“With the fitness challenge, CSK have to appear at the composition of their crew now. You cannot have a problem when you never have adequate gamers on the bench. They are at a stage the place if they eliminate their subsequent couple of matches, they are out of the tournament. This is the time the place they require to sit down and make your mind up what they require to do with this distinct squad and also subsequent 12 months,” Gavaskar explained.

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