Chennai Super Kings Faltered Because of Slow Ranchi Pitch: Stephen Fleming

Updated: 20 May 2014 17:15 IST

Chennai Super Kings posted 139 and bowled well on a slow track only to eventually lose the match by five wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Chennai Super Kings Faltered Because of Slow Ranchi Pitch: Stephen Fleming
©

Ranchi:

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has attributed his team's defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore to a slow pitch in their IPL-7 tie played at the JSCA Stadium here.

"One of the main reasons for the defeat was difficult batting (conditions) on a slow pitch," Fleming said in the post-match press conference here on Sunday.

Though the match was a low-scoring contest, Fleming said Chennai players were fighting till the end to win and collect full points.

The former New Zealand captain lauded south-paw Suresh Raina for his spectacular innings of 62 runs off 48 balls in the match.

Chasing 139 for a win, RCB defeated CSK by five wickets.

Topics : Cricket
Related Articles
MS Dhoni Still The Most Destructive Finisher, Feels Rising Pune Supergiant Coach Stephen Fleming
MS Dhoni Still The Most Destructive Finisher, Feels Rising Pune Supergiant Coach Stephen Fleming
IPL 2017: Bowlers Guide Kings XI Punjab To 26-Run Victory vs Gujarat Lions
IPL 2017: Bowlers Guide Kings XI Punjab To 26-Run Victory vs Gujarat Lions
IPL Live Cricket Score, KKR vs RCB: Kolkata Lose 4 Quick Wickets To Throw Away Good Start
IPL Live Cricket Score, KKR vs RCB: Kolkata Lose 4 Quick Wickets To Throw Away Good Start
Show Comments
Advertisement