Chennai had got four consecutive defeats in IPL 2010
IPL 2010 started with defeat by Chennai. Hyderabad Deccan Chargers beat Chennai by 31 runs. After this, Chennai won two consecutive matches. Chennai won both these matches in a one-sided fashion. But after this, the losing streak of Chennai started from the fourth match, then it continued till the seventh match. Chennai lost their fourth match to Punjab Kings in the Super Over. After this RCB, MI and RR also defeated Chennai in the match. After these consecutive defeats, Chennai was in danger of being out of the IPL.
comeback like this
Chennai made its comeback in this season against RCB in the match. Murali Vijay’s innings of 78 runs off 39 balls helped Chennai win by 5 wickets. After this Chennai won two matches back to back. Chennai’s winning streak started such that the team confirmed its place in the semi-finals. In the semi-final, Chennai took on Hyderabad Deccan Chargers, where Doug Ballinger’s sharp bowling helped Chennai win by 38 runs. After this, Chennai defeated Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the final to win the trophy.