Mumbai. Head Coach of Chennai Super Kings Stephen Fleming Decision review system at the start of his innings (DRS) Terming the lack of facilities as ‘unfortunate’, he said that during the match against Mumbai Indians in the IPL, some decisions went against him during this period. at Wankhede Stadium short circuit Due to which DRS facility was not available till the first 10 balls of Chennai’s innings, which caused a loss to his team as some decisions went against him in the meantime.
Chennai’s in-form batsman Devon Conway was unable to reverse the LBW decision against him while replays showed Daniel Sams’s delivery was coming off the leg-stump. Robin Uthappa was also given out lbw in the next over of Jasprit Bumrah and even then there was a possibility of the batsman’s survival.
Fleming told reporters after the match, ‘It was a bit unfortunate that this happened at that time. We were a little disappointed, but that’s also part of the game. At that time some decisions did not go in our favor. It was definitely not a good start for us. Chennai’s chances of reaching the playoffs also ended with a five-wicket loss at the hands of Mumbai. Fleming, however, wants to look at the positives.
Fleming said, ‘There were some really positive aspects to us. The bowling of Mukesh (Chowdhary) and Simarjit (Singh) with the new ball was excellent. So, on the return of Deepak Chahar, we will have some good options to bowl with the new ball. We didn’t play as well as we should have. Now that we are out of the competition, we can try other players in the remaining two matches.
Mumbai’s bowling coach Shane Bond lauded the excellent performance of his bowlers in the last few matches. Bond said, ‘As a bowling unit, we have done better in the last four-five matches. Bumrah bowled well throughout the season but he didn’t get as many wickets as he should have.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2022, 15:37 IST