Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said the team was stunned during the batting powerplay after a horror start against Mumbai Indians in Sharjah on Friday and never recovered from there. The focus now turns to finishing the disappointing Indian Premier League season on a high for the former New Zealand captain.

“We were pretty stunned really. It was a terrible powerplay. To lose wickets so quickly, so frequently, the game was almost over in the powerplay,” Fleming said as CSK were reduced to 30/6 at one point.

IPL 2020: As Mumbai Indians continue to soar, Chennai Super Kings hit rock bottom

Mumbai Indians eventually won the match by 10 wickets, which also marked the first time in their history the men in yellow have lost a match by such a margin.

Having made it past the group stage in every single campaign they have been a part of IPL, CSK are now all but out of contention in 2020. For Fleming, that means taking as many positives as possible from the remaining matches.