Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming stated that his team’s goal is to start the second phase of IPL 2021 in a good condition.
IPL 2021 will restart on Sunday in the first match between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians Dubai.
With 10 points in seven games, CSK currently ranks second in the standings, while their opponent MI is in fourth place with 8 points.
“We just want to start again, but also remember the effort to get some form and win victory. It all depends on the mentality, people come together and almost treat it as a new start for another game,” Lemming told CSK TV.
“There are players from CPL (Caribbean Premier League) and international cricket. This is the beauty of IPL. They have a wealth of experience and connect them together. I am very satisfied with the work done here. I look forward to it. ,” he added.
IPL 2020 lacks the aggressiveness of batting: Stephen Fleming
CSK’s performance last year was dismal. This is the first time in IPL history that the yellow brigade failed to qualify for the knockout round.
But this year they reversed the situation and returned to their aggressive play in the past. Fleming called CSK’s offensive batting nature the difference between the two seasons.
“The style of play, the way new players adapt to the team, and then make a game plan that suits the players and our balance. So, it’s by design… it’s always good when it falls off,” Fleming said.
“The way we hit the ball and our aggressiveness against the ball and against our opponents, which was lacking in the first half of Dubai last time. The confidence through this matter is good, and it’s nice to see the overall balance,” he added road.
The Mumbai Indians really played well against us: Stephen Fleming
The match between CSK and Mumbai Indians is also known as El Clasico of IPL. The two teams have had some thrilling clashes in IPL history.
The Mumbai Indians defeated CSK in the final to win three of their five IPL championships, and Rohit Sharma’s team has a better head-to-head record in the men’s match against MS Dhoni.
In the first round of IPL 2021, MI defeated CSK with six wickets at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
“We lost the first half of the first period and Pollard played the best game of the IPL. Mumbai really played well against us, so we have to keep improving our standards,” Fleming said of Max IPL competition.
“From the coach’s point of view, you want this game to be underway so you know what to do and the exact position of the team. So, we look forward to it as always. It’s a good encounter,” He added.
The match between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians will be broadcast live at the Dubai International Stadium at 7:30pm.