IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK: Sunil Narine was responsible for the essential resignation of Shane Watson.© Twitter
Dinesh Karthik, skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), praised all-rounder Sunil Narine, who rejected in-form Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener Shane Watson shortly after being charged and turning the game over. favor of the Kolkata-based franchise. KKR defeated CSK by 10 runs in an intense match 21 of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The Knight Riders are back on track to win, after beating Delhi Capitals (DC) in their previous league game. CSK, on the other hand, will be on the hunt for victory again after being confident for the KKR clash, following a 10 wicket beating from Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
“There are a number of protagonists for each team. Narine is one for us. The least we can do is support him. 2-3 bad games, doesn’t matter,” Karthik said in the post-game presentation.
The KKR skipper also praised opener Rahul Tripathi who scored 81 runs on 51 deliveries, in an innings consisting of eight boundaries and three sixes.
“Good to see Tripathi doing the work at the top. The good thing about Russ is that he is very versatile. He can hit a little bit up, a little bit down. Our at bat is very fluid. I started at three, today hit. me at 7. guys hit at the start, they hit very well, ”he added.
CSK captain MS Dhoni expressed a need to be “innovative” during the death overs and urged his players to be more careful in the first five to six overs.
“We should have been careful in the first 5-6 overs. Strike rotation was important, but I think there were hardly any boundaries in the last few overs, so we have to be innovative at the end when they hit a goal continuously. back of a length. There we have to adjust better with the bat and I don’t think we did that, “he stated.
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