Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan credited the victory to the bowlers. KKR managed to reach the target, losing five wickets with 20 balls remaining to help man of the match Morgan’s unbeaten 47 and Rahul Tripathi 41. This is KKR’s second win in six matches.
Ahmedabad. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan In the Indian Premier League (IPL) Punjab kings But giving credit to the bowlers for the victory by five wickets, here on Monday said that his team will no longer look back. The Punjab Kings team could not keep pace with the new pitch and could only manage 123 runs for nine wickets. KKR scored an unbeaten 47 from man-of-the-match Morgan and 41 runs from Rahul Tripathi to reach the target with five wickets in hand with 20 balls to spare. This is KKR’s second win in six matches.
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Morgan said after the match, “The victory was not easy. Our bowlers performed well and controlled the bowling and restricted Punjab to a low score. We will continue to work hard and move forward with strength. “Regarding getting four consecutive overs from young pacer Shivam Mavi, Morgan said,” Mavi’s figures were good in front of Gayle, so I got him four overs. I never get a bowler to get three consecutive overs as well. He said, “We are trying to contribute to what is happening outside. On behalf of KKR, I wish everyone. ”
Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul admitted that his team failed to reconcile with the new circumstances at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Rahul said, “No team likes to lose. We have to mold ourselves on new grounds, under new circumstances. Initially batting on this wicket was not easy. We had problems playing shots. “He said,” We have three more matches to play here and we will try to score from them by doing well.
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