‘May be MS Dhoni should’ve batted at 1’ – CSK coach Stephen Fleming jokes after the skipper is not needed to bat

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Earlier, Fleming was irked with the query within the press convention.

Stephen Fleming
Stephen Fleming. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) arrested their shedding streak on Sunday and managed to defeat the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Dubai. After conceding 178 with the ball, their openers Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis performed chanceless knocks to depart the opposition bowlers annoyed. The duo added a document unbeaten stand of 181 runs to assist CSK win by 10 wickets.

No surprise CSK coach Stephen Fleming was delighted with the proceedings within the center. Nonetheless, the person was clearly not pleased with the crew after they had been fielding. His reactions had been captured on digital camera after sure misfields which recommended that CSK had been beneath stress coming into this recreation. Nonetheless, when the partnership was going strongly, Fleming was smiling and even went on to crack a joke whereas chatting with the commentators.

Through the CSK’s innings, Sunil Gavaskar requested him that if his crew wins the match with out shedding a wicket, he’ll lastly not should reply a query about MS Dhoni’s batting quantity. Nonetheless, Stephen Fleming joked whereas responding to it that even then a query will likely be requested concerning the CSK skipper opening the innings.

“It (Query) will nonetheless come up possibly he ought to have batted at 1. I’m ready for it each time I’ve a press convention however it’s going to a pleasant scenario to have it sure,” CSK head coach stated.

Stephen Fleming was earlier irked with the identical query

After CSK’s earlier recreation in opposition to the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Stephen Fleming was irked with the query of Dhoni’s batting quantity. The latter had batted at quantity 5 whereas Kedar Jadhav was despatched forward of him at 4. Fleming was visibly irritated with the query.

“Actually? Is {that a} query? He’s our No.4, Dhoni primarily is a center to back-end participant. Kedar Jadhav is our No.4, he performs twin roles, if we get off to begin he may transfer down and let Dhoni up. For those who lose early wickets then your No.Four batsman goes in, so you’ll be able to’t maintain,” he had stated.

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