IPL 2021: Eoin Morgan admitted KKR weren’t adequate in all departments.© BCCI/IPL
After struggling a seven-wicket loss in opposition to Delhi Capitals within the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan stated that his aspect has a proficient bunch of people, however solely expertise can’t deliver victories. Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan starred with the bat as Delhi Capitals defeated KKR by 7 wickets on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Shaw and Dhawan performed knocks of 82 and 46 respectively as Delhi Capitals registered a win with 21 balls to spare. With this win, Delhi moved to the second spot within the factors desk with 10 factors.
“Very disillusioned. We have been sluggish off the blocks with the bat, misplaced wickets within the center interval and Russell bought us to 150-plus. Then bought sluggish off the blocks with the ball. Shaw performed brilliantly, nothing a lot we may do. Additionally reveals how good the floor was. We weren’t adequate with all departments. He (Cummins) is a part of our new ball plans,” Morgan instructed host broadcaster Star Sports activities.
Shivam Mavi was taken for six consecutive fours by Shaw. “Mavi bowled 4 on the trot final sport and bowled nicely. Simply didn’t go to plan at the moment,” Morgan stated.
“It is advisable to be sincere and life like with everybody within the dressing room. We now have to be as sincere as we are able to with one another. Hopefully, we are able to flip issues round. There’s a big quantity of expertise in our squad however expertise alone doesn’t get you far. It’s about execution,” he added.
Earlier, Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav scalped two wickets every as Delhi Capitals restricted KKR to a rating of 154/6 within the allotted 20 overs.
For KKR, Shubman Gill bought going with the bat as he performed a knock of 43 runs. Andre Russell and Pat Cummins additionally performed helpful knocks of 45 and 11 respectively however KKR needed to settle with a below-par rating.
KKR are presently on the fifth place within the factors desk with 4 factors from seven video games. The aspect will subsequent tackle Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on the Narendra Modi Stadium on Monday.