Eoin Morgan‘s first task as Kolkata Knight Riders skipper resulted in an eight-wicket drubbing by Mumbai Indians (MI) on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday. MI chased down the goal of 149 with over three overs and eight wickets to spare after KKR top-order got here a cropper within the first innings
KKR managed to tug themselves to 148/5 because of an unbeaten 87-run stand between Pat Cummins and Morgan after KKR had been reeling on 61/5 within the 11th over. Nevertheless, KKR bowling did no favour with Morgan’s bowling call-ups got here underneath the scanner.
Cummins, who performed his first sport underneath the management of Morgan, discovered no a lot distinction in the best way of captaincy by DK or Morgan.
“When DK was captain and now it’s a lot the identical. DK continues to be there and able to assist out every time he can. Each are fairly relaxed on the market with nice concepts. I didn’t discover an excessive amount of distinction. DK I assumed did a implausible job within the first seven video games. An actual robust chief and I beloved taking part in underneath him, it was a lot the identical underneath Morgan,” stated Cummins to KKR’s official Twitter deal with.
The pacer additional felt there’s nothing to fret concerning the group’s bowling efficiency on the night time because the variety of choices the group has will assist them.
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“I like the quantity of choices we’ve for the captain. Somebody like Kamlesh Nagarkoti, who missed out tonight, has achieved effectively. Everybody has barely totally different variations. PK (Prasidh Krishna) is a pleasant tall bowler, carry a little bit of bounce and swing. Mavi is extra of a line and size bowler. It’s as much as us to determine and discover away,” he stated