Chennai Super Kings yet again had an under-par show as the batters could post a total of just 154 in the first innings. The pitch was tricky but the CSK batters did not apply well to the situation. In this article, we take a look at how Twitter reacted as CSK’s struggles continue in IPL 2022.
CSK’s struggles continue in IPL 2022
Despite being the defending champions, Chennai Super Kings is yet to win a game in the competition. Up against Sunrisers Hyderabad, CSK was expected to put a strong performance. Yes, the game is not yet over but based on the first innings display, many CSK fans were disappointed with what they saw.
Batting first, CSK lost both the openers within the powerplay. While Robin Uthappa fell first, it was yet another failure for Ruturaj Gaikwad as he was clean bowled by T Natarajan. The likes of Moeen Ali and Ambati Rayudu did steady the ship but the strike rate of the partnership was not great. In fact, Rayudu fell for 27 runs and he took 27 deliveries to make them. Ravindra Jadeja had a decent outing as he scored 23 runs from 15 balls. Both Shivam Dube and MS Dhoni could not disturb the scorers much. Eventually, CSK ended at 154, a score that looks underwhelming going by the recent trend.
Twitter reacts to the poor form of CSK batters
The fans were extremely disappointed with yet another poor show with the bat. CSK were up against a team that was low on confidence. Since there was the experience in their armoury, they could have done better. However, like it was in the previous games, CSK lost control over the game. They now need a terrific bowling performance to win the encounter. Meanwhile, Twitter was brim with reactions about CSK’s struggles. Here are a few in the below section:
When other teams are scoring 180+ consistently, only csk struggles even for 150. It's not about winning it's about the intention this team has been displaying on the field. Easily the worst team in IPL this season.Advertisement
— Denesh 😎 (@Imdenesh) April 9, 2022
Play them against Papua New Guinea and CSK batsmen will still struggle to scoreAdvertisement
— 𝙨𝙝𝙧𝙚𝙮𝙖 (@jaanekyabaathai) April 9, 2022
CSK needs u in dis tricky situation .
Pls come to bat at no.5 and with ur composure and experience build an innings and just destroy the opponents in slog overs.Advertisement
— Prashant Garg (@prg_27) April 9, 2022
@ChennaiIPL it's enough now
Make a team which can win you games bcoz winning hearts, lungs, brain, pancreas, large/small intestine doesn't change anything on Points Table and you can't even win all those above mentioned with this kinda performance
— Aditya Bhargav 🇮🇳 (@AAdityaBharga20) April 9, 2022
only csk can make a decent pitch look unplayable
— Gaurav rohlan (@GauravRohlan) April 9, 2022
— Tanisha (@Connect2Tanisha) April 9, 2022