KKR vs CSK: Kedar Jadhav struggled to get going and ultimately was unbeaten on 7 off 12 balls.© BCCI/IPL
Former India opener Virender Sehwag has taken a dig at Chennai Super Kings’ faltering IPL 2020 marketing campaign, saying that a number of the batsmen within the staff consider the franchise as a “government job” by which remuneration is assured no matter efficiency. Chasing 168, veteran opener Shane Watson struck his second successive fifty to present CSK an ideal begin on Wednesday, however the staff choked on the again finish of the innings and was restricted to 157 for 5 to undergo its fourth defeat in 5 matches.
“It ought to have been chased down. But the dot balls performed by Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja did not assist,” Sehwag advised ‘Cricbuzz’.
“And, in my view, some of the Chennai Super Kings batsmen think of CSK as a government job, whether you perform or not, they know they’ll get their salary anyway,” he added.
CSK added simply 14 runs from 11-14 overs, a interval once they misplaced each Watson and an in-form Ambati Rayudu. Sent forward of West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, Kedar Jadhav laboured to seven off 12 balls as KKR received the sport by 10 runs.
This will not be the primary occasion of batsmen letting the staff down. Last week, the MS Dhoni-led aspect had misplaced a close-fought match to SunRisers Hyderabad by seven runs after a top-order collapse.
The three-time champions have 4 losses from six video games and are positioned sixth within the eight-team IPL Points Table. They will tackle Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday.
Topics talked about on this article