"Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons were in great form and they just quickly grabbed the momentum. We could not stop them. The game they played from second over onwards was almost faultless. We just stuttered," Fleming said at the post match news conference here last night.
"They bowled smartly and we were playing a catch-up game. I think it's pressure more than anything while chasing a big total. When you are chasing a big total and you're 33 in the first six overs, credit to their opening bowlers they just shut us down. Any hopes of chasing it down was quashed pretty quickly," he added.
Asked if the decision of CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bowl first was a defensive one, Fleming said it was a collective decision.
"Probably in hindsight (we would have liked to bat first) but because it's possible the way they played. Kolkata is renowned for chasing, team batting second have done well here and we took a leaf out of their book.”

Fleming felt that the team missed Brendon McCullum.
"We lost McCullum while they're riding high. Just felt that we never got going. We had one dominant batting performance when McCullum got a hundred. It was a very difficult season, we had to make our way through and I think it's a good achievement to be table toppers. Obviously we're looking further ahead."

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