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CSK needs to dig itself out of a crater

Future tense! A better man-management strategy is what Super Kings need from captain M.S. Dhoni.CSK finds itself in a hole at the halfway mark — just two victories and five defeats.The side needs to win six of its remaining seven matches and even then, may have to reckon with net run-rate. There is a remote possibility of CSK going through with seven wins overall provided many other results go its way.From the time the prolific Suresh Raina, at the pivotal No. 3, flew home because of personal reasons, things have gone wrong for CSK.Tactically, CSK has been baffling.

The Chennai outfit is a side of multi-dimensional cricketers but these men are of little consequence if they surface too late in the order.For instance, Dhoni arrived in the 15th over against RCB. Ideally, the skipper should have surfaced at No. 3 and given himself the space, time and freedom to bat through the innings.Ravindra Jadeja has been indifferent with the ball, but CSK has not utilised his immense batting ability.

News source ~ The Hindu