IPL 2020 was a season the Chennai Super Kings would need to forget in a rush. Without precedent for the historical backdrop of the competition and in every one of the releases till then that CSK had played (11), the MS Dhoni drove side neglected to get it done for the end of the season games. Indeed the men in yellow were the initial ones to be taken out of the play-off race.
But in this year’s CSK the well known franchise has made it a huge comeback as becoming the first team to be qualified for the playoffs in the 14th edition. Right now CSK are at second spot with 9 wins from 13 matches having 18 points in their kitty.
Team are at well situation and almost secured the top-2 spots and all the eyes will be in tomorrow’s match which will be played against Punjab Kings. If they win against them then they will definitely seal the top-2 spots due to magnificent net run rate but if they lose it will be on RCB to give a fight back to Yellow Army.
Before commencing towards the playoffs, Chennai Super Kings has struck with a major loss as their star player has been excluded from the team due to the injury occurred and that is none other than Sam Curran.
Sam Curran has been ruled out of the remaining matches of IPL as well as from England squad for T20 World Cup as well. With his exclusion, CSK management has signed Young Caribbean all rounder Dominic Drakes. He is a tremendous hitter and well known for his lethal pace.
His T20 records are with 28 wickets from 19 matches and 159+ strike rate in batting as well.
So it will be interesting to see how Yellow Army will use this young all rounder in the remaining final round of 14th edition of IPL.