Once again, Chennai Super Kings find themselves in a hole, not as deep as the one they burrowed into in the previous two IPL editions, still cavernous enough to warrant drastic corrective action. After a listless middle phase, Chennai registered wins on the bounce – against Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils – and need to hold it together for another couple of matches to squeeze into the qualifiers.
The games in hand are against the strong Kolkata Knight Riders, to be played at the Eden Gardens on Monday, and Kings XI Punjab, to be played at picturesque Dharamsala - the site of Chennai’s rousing 2010 win, which M.S. Dhoni and S. Badrinath engineered via a magnificent heist chasing a huge target.
Success from this tight corner will hardly be a walk in the park. KKR have performed like genuine title contenders and Punjab too have everything to play for. But Chennai have emerged unscathed from trying circumstances earlier, each time answering the call for something special with Read More »from Will Super Kings rule again?