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newscricket7 days ago

IPL 2020 | Credit for batting Sunil Narine at number 5 goes to Brendon McCullum, states Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan has revealed that the decision to send Sunil Narine to bat at number 5 after KKR lost 3 early wickets was taken by the coach Brendon McCullum, who likes to play his cards. He praised Varun Chakravarthy for his performance with the ball and added that he is a hard-working cricketer. 
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | Firmly believe we have a side which can be there come finals time, insists Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum has insisted that despite the crushing defeat against Bangalore, he continues to believe in his side and supports them to reach the big stage of finals. He praised Mohammed Siraj for excellent bowling and pointed out that KKR batsmen lacked positive intent to make a difference. 
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featurecricket10 days ago

It’s a ridiculous decision to make Eoin Morgan the captain at KKR, reveals Monty Panesar

In what was a rather less-surprising decision, Kolkata Knight Riders decided to replace Dinesh Karthik with Eoin Morgan as the skipper mid-way through the season - something that brought with positive reactions among pundits and fans. However, Monty Panesar didn’t think it was a good idea.
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newscricket13 days ago

IPL 2020 | It was a game we could have won comfortably, insists Dinesh Karthik

Dinesh Karthik has stated that Kolkata Knight Riders made the game a little tough for themselves despite them being in the pole position to win the encounter. The former KKR skipper has also added that he is not fussed about where he bats and is comfortable to play according to situations.
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featurecricket24 days ago

Time to end crazy man’s experiment of opener Sunil Narine

“As the memory of past misfortunes pressed upon me, I began to reflect upon their cause—the monster whom I had created, the miserable daemon whom I had sent abroad into the world,” in short - the experiment to promote the illustrious all-rounder Sunil Narine to the top of the batting order.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Feels good to be a part of the leadership group, states Shubman Gill

After Brendon McCullum revealed that Shubman Gill will be part of the leadership group this season, Gill has stated that he feels good to be part of the core members of the team. He added that he will try to become the voice of all the juniors and help them perform to the best of their abilities. 
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Ali Khan will get his chance later in the tournament, confirms Brendon McCullum

KKR coach Brendon McCullum has confirmed that Ali Khan, who the franchise roped in as replacement for the injured Harry Gurney, will get his chance later on in the tournament. In the case of him making his debut, Khan will become the first cricketer from the USA to play in the IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Started crying after Brendon McCullum announced that I’ll be playing for KKR, reveals Ali Khan

KKR's latest recruit Ali Khan has revealed that it was a highly emotional moment when Brendon McCullum told him that he will be plying his trade for KKR in the 2020 IPL.  Earlier, the medium pace bowler had won his second CPL title in three years with TKR, where he was coached by McCullum.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2020 | Wickets are going to surprise a lot of people, feels Brendon McCullum

KKR coach Brendon McCullum has opined that the wickets in the United Arab Emirates are going to surprise a lot of people, with the pacers coming to the fore more than usual. McCullum has also added that Eoin Morgan will be crucial in the way they want to use Andre Russell's impact with the bat.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | Batting down the order helped me grow as batsman, reckons Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill has reckoned that batting down the order was a game-changing experience for him as he helped him grow as a batsman and look at the game from different angles. He revealed that his role will be the same as last year for KKR, opening the innings for them in the fag end of the tournament.
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