Kochi tuskers kerala evolved after two loses in IPL-2011


This article gives an critical analysis of perfomance of kochi tuskers in their first two ipl matches, from where they came out as the 'dark horse' of dlf Indian Premier League -2011 by successive victories over strongest teams like Mumbai Indians and Chennai super kings.

Evolution of Kochi Tuskers Kerala



After two consecutive loses ,Kochi Tuskers Kerala had to regain their confidence to get back in to the frame of ipl-2011.All that exposed in the first two matches were their lack of team work and experience.In a destructive format like t-20, both of the mentioned factors have lot to do with a team's success.But the team had shown some character by lonely individual performances.Just before the third match, concerns regarding availability of overseas players were also going hot in the air.Lets check out the positives,negatives and the issues regarding availability of their players Kochi tuskers kerala had before their first win.

Positives:




First match -- Flashes of individual skill and ability from their opening pairs V.V.S.Laxman and Brendon Mucullum in their opening outing against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Second match -- In the match against Pune Warriors after the early collapse of their front order Brad Hodge and Ravindra Jadeja fought back strongly and dominated Warriors with their efforts.

Availability of overseas players
1.Steven smith and John Hastings will be available for further matches as Australia-Bangladesh tournament is over.

Negatives:



Bowling performance--Bowling unit of Kochi Tuskers Kerala remained ordinary in both the matches.S.Sreesanth and R.P.Singh together have given out 108 runs for 1 wicket in 12 overs.Legend Muthiah Muraleedaran also didn't had a great outing.

First match -- Batting collapse after the fall of their opening pairs V.V.S.Laxman and Brendon Mucullum.

Second match-- Batting collapse of the top order.

Availability of overseas players

1.Captain Mahela Jayawardene and thisara perara will not be available in the later stages of the tournament due the tour of srilankan team.


Kochi came back strongly by making all their positives to cover up their negatives.They have restarted their journey in this edition Indian premier league being one of the strongest contenders, after two successive wins against CSK and MI.


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