Stephen Fleming

  • CSK facing off-field distractions, says Stephen Fleming 14-04-2014 11:04 PM

    Dubai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Monday conceded to experiencing off-field "distractions" going into the IPL 7 season because of the controversies surrounding the team but hoped that his side would settle down once the tournament begins on Wednesday. "There's a lot going on, I won't lie. There...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Stephen Fleming, Manoj Gaur 01-03-2014 05:56 PM

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  • Our batsmen lacked calmness, panicked in run-chase: Fleming 05-10-2013 01:05 PM

    Jaipur: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has attributed his side's 14-run defeat against Rajasthan Royals in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-finals to the batting failure and conceded that his batsmen got panicked in their run chase. "Usually we are very composed and it is rare our batting has failed...
  • CSK would have loved to play Mumbai in semis: Fleming 03-10-2013 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has made a statement of sorts, saying that they would have loved to play Mumbai Indians in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 after crumbling to an eight-wicket defeat against Trinidad and Tobago in their last league game here. The already-qualified...
  • CSK eager and motivated to perform well, says Stephen Fleming 21-09-2013 11:16 PM

    Ranchi: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming wants Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team to leave an ever-lasting impression on the Championship League T20 before most of the players go under hammer for fresh auctions before next edition of Indian Premier League. "The team has prepared well and is motivated to perform...
  • The challenge is for overseas teams, says CSK coach 19-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Home advantage will give the Indian Premier League teams Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad a distinct advantage over the other six foreign teams involved in this edition of the Champions League Twenty20, and CSK coach Stephen Fleming says Indian teams don't have to change the...
  • CSK lost their bearings when it mattered the most 28-05-2013 08:05 AM

    After reducing Mumbai Indians to 16 for 3 inside the first four overs of Sunday's final, and the having restricted them to 142 for 9, it was expected that the mighty Chennai Super Kings were just a step behind adding another trophy to their already inflated cabinet. But what transpired...
  • Events outside the ground were disrupting: Fleming 27-05-2013 09:23 AM

    Kolkata: Observing that "events outside the ground were disrupting", Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming Sunday blamed its batters for poor shot selection after they were "outplayed" by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League final at the Eden Gardens here. "It has been a difficult week for us....
  • Pressure mounts on Srinivasan to quit; no threat to Sunday's match 25-05-2013 07:50 PM

    Mumbai/Kolkata: BCCI President N Srinivasan's rivals were on Saturday said to be plotting a strategy to seek his ouster even as he remained defiant rejecting demands for his resignation in the wake of the arrest of his son-in-law and CSK team owner Gurunath Meiyappan on betting charges. However, doubts over...
  • CSK players, staff distressed over IPL scandal: coach Fleming 25-05-2013 07:33 PM

    Kolkata: Apologising on behalf of MS Dhoni, who could not attend the pre-match conference, Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said on Saturday that the team players and support staff are distressed about the news related to the franchise. Fleming said that everyone in the team management was proud to...
  • Honest policy behind Chennai's success in IPL, says coach Fleming 22-05-2013 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has attributed his side's stupendous success in IPL to "loyalty in team selection and conservative approach" that has helped the 'Men in Yellow' make it to the fifth final in six editions of the cash-rich league. "We have shown consistency and loyalty...
  • Chennai have played smart cricket this season, says Fleming 21-05-2013 09:06 AM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming Monday attributed the team's success in the ongoing edition of the IPL to playing "smart cricket" and called skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni the best finisher in international cricket at the moment. "We have been quite smart this edition of the IPL. We...
  • Fleming, Sharma want to focus on playing good cricket 20-05-2013 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma and Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming want their respective sides to focus on playing good cricket and not get distracted by the spot-fixing scandal that has rocked the IPL ahead of the first qualifier here Tuesday. "We don't want to think too...
  • We will look to get Bangalore's top order early: Fleming 17-05-2013 11:39 PM

    Bangalore: Aware from the fact that Royal Challengers Bangalore have a top-order that can destroy any attack on a given day, Chennai Super Kings are aiming to get their top three batsmen early when they lock horns in an IPL match on Saturday. "We have our work cut out. If...
  • Spot-fixing scandal adds sinister approach in game: Fleming 17-05-2013 07:44 PM

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Flemings today said that the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the IPL could lead to strange happenings on the field being suspected of wrongdoing and added a "sinister" approach to the game. He said the scandal, which allegedly involved India pacer S Sreesanth and his...
  • Playing in Delhi and not in Chennai is disadvantage: Fleming 15-05-2013 03:12 PM

    Chennai: With the play-offs of the Indian Premier League shifted out of the city's MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming says it will be a "disadvantage" playing away from home. "In Kolkata, we have done pretty well. Probably playing in Delhi and not in Chennai is disadvantage...
  • It was an extraordinary innings by Watson: Stephen Fleming 13-05-2013 01:46 PM

    Jaipur: Terming Shane Watson's 70-run knock off just 34 balls as "extraordinary", Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said that the Aussie all-rounder changed the complexion of the game in just four to five overs. Chasing 142 for a win, Rajasthan lost three wickets inside five overs before Watson played...
  • Injured Saha may give way to Vijay: Fleming 04-05-2013 10:11 PM

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming today said wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha is carrying injuries and his fitness will be assessed before the Pepsi Indian Premier League game against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. "He is carrying a little bit of an injury, so whether (Murali)...
  • CSK coach Fleming lauds Mike Hussey's contribution 29-04-2013 09:48 AM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Sunday praised his senior batsman Michael Hussey for his contribution to the team, describing the Australian as the pivot of CSK's batting in the IPL. "It was great innings, isn't it? He has been consistent though there was some criticism in the...
  • We want to improve overall bowling: Stephen Fleming 24-04-2013 10:29 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming Wednesday said that he was not unduly worried by his side's death bowling issues but would look to improve the overall bowling when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL match here Thursday. "I am not worried about death bowling. There is...
  • Stephen Fleming blames CSK batsmen for Mumbai defeat 07-04-2013 02:12 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming has blamed the batsmen for his team's nine-run defeat against Mumbai Indians in their IPL opener and said the way some of them got out was "not acceptable". "The pitch was fine. The score was achievable playing in the second innings and at...
  • Mike Hussey's international retirement helps us: Fleming 05-04-2013 08:58 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming feels Michael Hussey's retirement from international cricket will work in his team's favour in the ongoing 6th Indian Premier League, as the batsman would be available for the entire season. "It helps and since Michael and (Murali) Vijay had great partnerships. There have...
  • Fleming not worried over late finish 21-04-2012 10:35 PM

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