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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2020 | KKR bowlers gave everything, just strayed a bit on execution, says Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan, whose side slumped to a sorrow defeat versus CSK on Thursday, revealed that he felt that the score was par and further lauded his bowlers for trying their very best. Morgan felt that KKR were unlucky with the toss and claimed the execution was on and off.
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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | Needed to score around 185-190 to be in the game, claims Eoin Morgan

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan, on the back of his side’s crushing defeat at the hands of Punjab, admitted that KKR lost the game with the bat and should ideally have scored 40-50 than what they managed to. Chasing a meagre 150, KXIP dusted off the target in under 19 overs.
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featurecricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | KKR vs KXIP Evaluation chart - Gayle-storm lands in Sharjah as muddled KKR left to rue their tactics

Kolkata Knight Riders’ baffling approach to the game, where lack of clarity took the centre stage, left them in a position to tussle with NRR for a spot in the play-offs. Meanwhile, smart Kings XI Punjab rode the Gayle-storm and a stunning Shami spell up front to secure a comfortable 8-wicket win.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket6 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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featurecricket7 days ago

IPL 2020 | Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals - Statistical Preview

Two teams coming off losses in their previous game, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals will take on each other in a crunch encounter on Saturday. While Delhi have the purple patch of Shikhar Dhawan for their aid, Kolkata have been struggling to find the team combination since the start.
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newscricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | Probably should have bowled first with dew in the second half, rues Eoin Morgan

After the stinging loss against RCB, Eoin Morgan has rued the fact that they chose to bat first in tough conditions, allowing Kohli and co to get an amazing start with the ball. He also added that they are still hoping that the duo of Russell and Narine would return later in the tournament.
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featurecricket9 days ago

IPL 2020 | RCB vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Terrific Bangalore wrecks an indifferent Kolkata

A tale of two halves - Royal Challengers Bangalore putting on an early show with the ball and Kolkata Knight Riders suffering miserably with the bat. In the second half, the plot was exactly the opposite, RCB put on a show with the bat as KKR were always chasing their terrible batting display.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket9 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.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket10 days ago

IPL 2020 | Don’t think KKR made the right move removing Dinesh Karthik as skipper, opines Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar, who was part of KKR’s setup in the early days of IPL has opined that the franchise made a wrong move in removing Dinesh Karthik as their skipper. Alongside that, he also stated that the strange move would backfire and disrupt the team’s confidence with them being placed fourth.
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featurecricket10 days ago

Andre ‘No.4’ Russell stands as a giant between KKR and right team combination

Let’s put it this way - the Andre Russell of 2019 would have featured in the best IPL side, hands down, as the first all-rounder option but the Russell of 2020, right now, is racing against time to keep his place, as Sunil Narine is ready and fit to return to KKR’s setup. So what has gone wrong?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam