Noted TV commentator and former Indian cricketer Deep Dasgupta was not impressed with CSK bowling attack in their opening game against Delhi Capitals.
CSK after setting a target of 189 could not control the Delhi batting lineup as the Delhi openers , Shaw and Dhawan decimated the Chennai bowling attack which clearly struggled on the Wankhede batting pitch with their spin dominated attack .
Dasgupta said that CSK’s bowling over the years thrived on the home pitches at Chennai as they went in with a set formula . However with matches in 2021 edition being played at neutral venues for all teams , CSK bowling is now struggling on away pitches where there is better pace and carry .
Dasgupta feels that unless they address their bowling issue , this IPL can be a struggle for CSK inspite of their strong batting