Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will as soon as once more face southern rivals Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and the specialists are anticipating a mouth-watering contest.
In what could be a take a look at by hearth, the RCB will tackle the CSK for the second chapter of the ‘Southern derby’ this season in a determined bid to preserve their marketing campaign afloat. Despite a nice begin to the match, RCB slipped to three consecutive defeats.
CSK will probably be brimming with confidence as their seasoned skipper MS Dhoni is again on the helm of affairs after the crew’s abysmal run within the season below Ravindra Jadeja. Dhoni eked out a tremendous win in his very first sport as skipper this season, after Jadeja relinquished captaincy.
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar believes CSK have a lot of catching up to do, however the defending champions can nonetheless make a turnaround and qualify for the playoffs.
Speaking on ‘Cricket Live’ on Star Sports, Gavaskar stated, “They have a lot of catching up to do however they’re a crew that is aware of how to make a comeback. But they want to flip it round rapidly.
“We noticed what occurred with KKR final 12 months. When the match was being held in India, KKR had been nowhere within the image however within the UAE they received nearly all the pieces and went into the finals. So issues can flip round in a jiffy on this match,” he added.
Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif opined that this week goes to be an attention-grabbing one.
“No crew can afford to take others frivolously. Any crew is able to beating anybody. Each crew will strive its finest to get these two essential factors. It’s time for the massive gamers to present their mettle and take their crew ahead,” Kaif stated.