Chennai Rhinos' journey in ongoing Celebrity Cricket League 4 (CCL) has come to an end with Bhojpuri Dabanggs defeating the Kollywood team by a huge margin. The two-time champions have ended the tournament in sixth place.
Having billed as one of the favourites to lift the CCL 4, the Tamil Nadu team started the tournament on a positive note. In the opening encounter, they beat Mumbai Heroes by six wickets and made people believe that they were in good touch.
In both the departments (Batting and Bowling), the Chennai Rhinos excelled in the first match. They confidently moved towards Bangalore to play their second match against arch rivals Karnataka Bulldozers. Indeed, they came up with a brilliant performance as they put on a huge total on board.
Brimming with confidence, the Chennai Rhinos appeared like they took the match lightly after scoring 193. Karnataka Bulldozers surprised them by batting brilliantly in the first 10 overs. However, the Tamil Nadu team returned to the game by picking up a few crucial wickets.
When people thought that Chennai Rhinos almost won the match, Karnataka Bulldozers pulled off a strong fight back to end the match in a tie. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Chennai Rhinos' Moral Was Hit
In the last over, Chennai Rhinos committed a big mistake that made Karnataka Bulldozers to tie the match. Indeed, many even felt that the Kollywood team morally lost the match even though the match was a tie.
Chennai Rhinos' Bad Time
This match against Karnataka Bulldozers was the last game where Chennai Rhinos showed some character. In the next two matches, the Tamil team badly performed.
Chennai Rhinos' Match Against Kerala Strikers
Chennai Rhinos had bowled well to restrict Kerala Strikers to 150 runs in their next match. But their batsmen badly failed to reach the target.
Chennai Rhinos Ended The Season By 3 Points
In their last do or die match against Bhojpuri Dabanggs, the Kollywood team failed to perform again. They ended the tournament by earning only three points.
Batting, A Big Failure
The major problem that Chennai Rhinos faced was in batting department. Except Vikranth and Vishnu, no batsmen showed courage to perform. This cost the Kollywood team heavily.