Champions League Twenty20: Chennai Super Kings Start Favourites Against Dolphins

After losing their opening games in the Champions League Twenty20, Chennai Super Kings and Dolphins will be desperate for their first points when they clash in Bangalore on Monday.

updated: September 21, 2014 17:01 IST
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Raina will be key to hopes of a CSK win on Monday.


Bangalore: Without a point in their respective opening matches, Chennai Super Kings and South African champions Dolphins will be keen to get their campaigns going when they face each other here under lights Monday in a Group A game of the Champions League Twenty20. (Full Coverage)

Coincidentally, both the teams lost matches from seemingly winning positions as the Super Kings were let down by their bowlers at the death which allowed Kolkata Knight Riders to scramble home by three wickets in Hyderabad, while Dolhins conceded two sixes off the last two deliveries and lost to Perth Scorchers by six wickets at Mohali. (Denied Home-Cooked Biryani, Dhoni & CSK Storm out of Hyderabad Hotel: Reports)

Super Kings might be suffering from embarrassment of riches in their batting that fetched them two Indian Premier League (IPL) crowns besides a Champions League T20 title but as skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has repeatedly said, it is their bowling at the death that has been cause for concern.

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