IPL 2020, DC vs KKR: Eoin Morgan says, “It’s difficult to complete this sequence with world class Andre Russell”
After losing by 18 runs against the Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Eoin Morgan said he did not think he came in to bat at the bottom position during the 229 chase. In the match between Delhi Capital and KKR, 228/4 registered in pre-determined 20 overs and then stopped the opponent at 210/8, winning the match by 18 runs.
Morgan came in to bat at number six and even when he went to the crease, KKR needed 112 runs off 43 balls to win.
“I don’t think I came in late, when you look at our batting lineup, we have a lot of match winners in our favor. So it’s very difficult to get the order back especially if you have a world class.” All-rounder as Andre Russell. He placed an order against Delhi, so obviously all the other players went down. In terms of the game, we went maybe eight balls behind, Delhi bowled well, Delhi team Morgan said in the press conference after the match, “Looks most promising in the tournament.”
Eoin Morgan and Tripathi shared a 78-run partnership to revive KKR’s hopes of winning the match. Morgan was dismissed by Eric Norje at the score of 44, but Tripathi was in the final over for KKR, as the team needed 26 runs to win. However, in the last over, Marcus Stoinis gave Tripathi (36) a clean bold win over Delhi.
“I don’t think a lot went wrong for us in bowling, when you come to Sharjah you expect the score to be over 200. We were probably in the match till the last over, our batting came in the forefront of this game. , Nitish Rana played really well. Rahul Tripathi hit the ball very differently. When he bats down the order and produces something like that, it’s a huge positive. It’s almost like Andre Russell Is, so the reasoning would be why you wouldn’t keep him (Tripathi)) where he is, “Morgan said.
Sunil Narayan has not been able to play long innings as an opener for KKR in this edition of the tournament. The Windies all-rounder was dismissed for three against the Delhi Capitals.
Talking about Naren, Morgan said: “Sunil is the type of player who can produce match-winning innings in the IPL, when you look at his innings over the years, it’s not a string of performances , He always takes positive approach and that’s why we like to play our cricket. “
Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer performed brilliantly with the bat for Delhi. Iyer played an unbeaten 88 off just 38 balls while Shaw scored 66 runs. The opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Shaw added 56 runs in the first six overs.