IPL 2020, KKR vs SRH: Shubman Gill “Hunger to learn and deserves all success”
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan has said that it is good to see Shubman Gill’s eye and the opener deserves all the success. Following his remarks, KKR defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The Dinesh Karthik-led team scored 143 runs off 12 balls. Gill and Eoin Morgan were unbeaten for KKR scoring 70 and 42 respectively.
Morgan and Gill both came to the crease when KKR were at 53/3, but both won the team by cashing in on an unbeaten stand of 92 runs.
“Looks good to have a win under our belt. It’s a long tournament, but obviously, this win helps us gain some momentum and confidence. We kinda got into our last game against MI. Were tough, but we won this match with our bowlers., They did a great job restricting a very strong Sunrisers batting line-up. Bairstow and Warner’s wickets at the top put us in a good position. Ourselves Under pressure to chase, “Morgan told host broadcaster Star Sports after the match.
“I didn’t have to tell him (Gill) a great deal, to be honest, he’s beautiful to look at the eye, good bat swing, very dull style, brilliant to look at, he’s a good kid, learning. Is very hungry and I would love to bat with him once more. I think he deserves all the success. The pitches are a bit different, you can’t be cured with a pitch, but with the nature of summer, It should change quite a bit as a tournament. He said, “You should take each game as it comes and try to adapt, stick to your game plan, and hopefully it works.” They said.
KKR restricted the Sunrisers to only 142/4 in the prescribed twenty overs as all bowlers performed clinically. Pat Cummins was the standout bowler for KKR as he finished with figures of 1/19 from his four-over quota and also managed to grab the wicket of Johnny Bairstow.
Cummins had a poor bowling against Mumbai Indians as he conceded more than 50 runs in his four overs, but he was able to bounce back against Hyderabad.
Speaking about Cummins, Gill said: “He is a world class bowler, he is probably one of the best bowlers in the world, a strange day doesn’t matter to us. He is a world class bowler and he has done really well. Bowled. ” Against Sunrisers Hyderabad. “
KKR have played two matches in this year’s IPL, winning and losing one each. They next take on Rajasthan Royals on 30 September.