Young West Indies ODI captain Jason Holder feels that his stint at Chennai Super Kings was a well spent one as he learnt about the nuances of captaincy from none other than India's limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said his team was always playing the catching up game after Mumbai Indians duo of Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons set the early momentum and helped the team score a 200-plus total in the IPL final.
Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the subsequent title triumph was triggered by the belief that every game was his team's final.
After winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 crown, Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper heaped praise on team saying that it was a great journey so far in the season adding he couldn't have asked for anything more from his victorious team.
With Chennai Super Kings yet again ending up as the runners up in the IPL at the Eden Gardens here, skipper M S Dhoni on Sunday lamented lack of individual match wining efforts and said the team could not reach hundred percent level of efficiency.
It will be a sellout crowd at the iconic Eden Gardens here as two time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) lock horns with the 2013 winners Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final on Sunday.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his teammates to put up one last effort against Chennai Super Kings in the finals, saying all their hard work would go in vain if they failed to win the IPL T20 cricket tournament at the Edens Gardens on Sunday.
In what could be a repeat of the opening ceremony, thundershowers may play spoiler for cricket fans on Sunday when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) lock horns in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here.
Veteran Mike Hussey played a key role in ensuring Chennai Super Kings' record sixth appearance in the final of the Indian Premier League and the Australian said the team needs to be at its "best" to beat Mumbai Indians in tomorrow's summit clash at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
He has already won a few Man-of-the Match awards for his superlative performance with the ball in IPL-8 and experienced campaigner Ashish Nehra says it is difficult for a fast bowler to regularly emerge as the top performer in one season.
A clinical Chennai Super Kings on Friday defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets in a nail-bitting second qualifier to sail into the final of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, making it a record sixth appearance in eight editions of the event.
According to reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) financial committee headed by Jyotiraditya Scindia slammed IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings' valuation of Rs.5 lakh and said that the team has cheated the board.
Keen to see Chennai Super Kings make their sixth IPL final, team coach Stephen Fleming today said that the top-order needs to fire in the second T20 cricket qualifier against Royal Challengers Bangalore, here tomorrow.
Notwithstanding the comprehensive win against Rajasthan Royals in their IPL Eliminator, AB de Villiers says Royal Challengers Bangalore will be wary of Chennai Super Kings in Friday's qualifier 2 as they are a tough team to beat.
It will be a battle of captains as a formidable Chennai Super Kings led by wily Mahendra Singh Dhoni square off against a confident Royal Challengers Bangalore under an aggressive Virat Kohli in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League, here on Friday.
Following successful hosting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) fan parks in Allahabad during Qualifier 1 in which Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings, the carnival now moves to Bhopal and Nashik for the last two matches of the tournament.
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Wednesday fined 10 per cent of his match fee for "inappropriate public comments" to an umpire's decision during the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament against Mumbai Indians here.