In a Battle of Low-Scores, CSK Rule Against Rajasthan in Match # 47 of IPL-8

 May 12, 2015   R K Gupta

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Two days after Kolkata Knight Riders took the top spot in the points’ table, Chennai Super Kings dethroned them after their victory over Rajasthan Royals at Chennai on Sunday. The pitch of the MA Chidambaram stadium had become notoriously slow to make scoring of runs very difficult. CSK lost to Mumbai two a few nights […]

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Impressive Turnaround by Mumbai as They Hand First Home Defeat to Chennai

 May 10, 2015   R K Gupta

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This IPL season, Chennai Super Kings had won all their matches at the MA Chidambaram Stadium until Mumbai Indians came along. CSK batted first after MS Dhoni won the toss. CSK have the kind of batsmen, who capable of weighing down their opponents by mounting big scores and come back later with restrictive bowling and […]

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Hogg Hinders CSK, Hogs Limelight with His Googlies Before Uthappa and Russell Take KKR to a 7-Wicket Win

 May 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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At the Eden Gardens on Thursday, CSK were batting with great gusto even after losing Dwayne Smith off the first ball of the match and Suresh Raina in the 4th over. On the crease were the unstoppable McCullum and another famous stroke-maker Faf du Plessis. In just 11 balls, McCullum had made 32 and du […]

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Another Small Total Defended as CSK Beat KKR in the 28th Match of IPL 2015

 April 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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Despite beginning with a bang, Chennai Super Kings came a cropper in the middle and slog overs and could not put up a challenging total. After Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum made a blistering start to take the score past 40 in the 5th over, the departure of the exciting duo brought a horrible slowdown. […]

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Convincing Win for CSK Against Kings Eleven in the 24th Match of IPL 2015

 April 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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Once Brendon McCullum gets going, he not only becomes a huge obstacle for bowlers on the opposite side, his prolonged stay at the crease will most likely take his side to victory, whether it is setting targets or chasing them. His cavalier approach on Saturday, when Chennai opted to bat after winning the toss against […]

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RCB Sink Again With CSK Batsmen Ruling the Roost in Match # 20 of IPL 2015

 April 25, 2015   R K Gupta

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Virat Kohli’s luck is running out. The RCB captain is in a fix with Bangalore acquiring a paper-tiger status. Their line-up looks superb on paper with batting stars like Chris Gayle, Rilee Rossouw, Dinesh Karthik, AB de Villiers and Kohli himself. On the bowling front they have Mitchell Starc, a star performer in the 2015 […]

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Rahane and Watson Star in Royals’ Emphatic Win Over Chennai Super Kings

 April 20, 2015   R K Gupta

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In the battle between the two hitherto undefeated sides, Royals proved a decisive superiority over Chennai Super Kings, when the two teams met at Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Packed with great batting power, CSK rightly chose to bat rather than slog in the sweltering summer heat of Western India. Only the other day, […]

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CSK Pack Too Much Punch Against Hapless Mumbai Despite a Challenging Total

 April 19, 2015   R K Gupta

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For the second match running, Mumbai Indians batted first after winning the toss. But the script was the same. Their top order collapsed like it did in the previous match. This was the third time that MI’s later order batsmen came to the rescue after the earlier batsmen had brought the innings to a pathetic […]

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CSK Vs SRH and RCB Vs KKR: Explosive Batting from Big Boy Brendon and Galloping Gayle Ensure Wins for Their Teams

 April 12, 2015   R K Gupta

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In the 4th and 5th IPL matches played on Saturday, the results solely depended on the tear-away batting explosions from CSK and RCB openers; Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle. In case of McCullum, his 100 not out off 56 balls was the cornerstone of CSK’s 209 runs and although Sunrisers Hyderabad began well with David […]

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Breathtaking Bravado From Suresh Raina Powers CSK’s Victory in Champions’ League Final

 October 6, 2014   R K Gupta

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It is not for nothing that cricket has been branded as the game of glorious uncertainties. Just two days back, Chennai Super Kings made a back-door entry into the semifinals. In a crucial match, the Lahore Lions couldn’t beat Perth Scorchers, who, other than their Western Australian fans back home, drew emotional support from everyone […]

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