KKR vs SRH: Shubman wants to ensure smooth journey without Gill pressure, Dinesh Karthik says
IPL 2020, KKR vs SRH: Shubman Gill scored an unbeaten 70 in 5 innings and 2 sixes.© BCCI / IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik has expressed a desire to ensure that rising star Shubhaman Gill takes an easy journey without any pressure. Gill hit an unbeaten 70-run unbeaten 70 off 62 balls to help KKR chase a 143-run target against the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 8th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, The knock of the opener enabled Kolkata. -Bed franchise to register its first win in the released version.
The KKR captain said in the post-match presentation, “I want to make sure that Gill is taking an easy journey without any pressure.”
Karthik further admitted that he was a bit emotional for fast bowler Kamlesh Nagerkoti, who made his IPL debut during the clash. Nagerkoti was bought by KKR in 2018, but struggled with injuries, leaving him unable to play his first match for the franchise to date.
He was “a little emotional for Kamlesh. We cling to him and people ask where he is. It feels good as a captain,” he said.
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner defended his decision to bat after winning the toss, admitting that it was difficult to get the wicket fast.
“I got my decision right, I think. I think it was a tough wicket to accelerate. I don’t regret that what I did at the beginning of the game stands by my decision. An extra. There will be 30-40 runs. Great, “he said.
SRH managed to reach a total score of 142/4 after Manish Pandey’s half-century, with Warner and Johnny Bairstow getting out cheaply.