IPL 2021: Eoin Morgan performed a match-winning knock as KKR beat Punjab Kings.© BCCI/IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan, one of the revered voices in worldwide cricket, on Monday acknowledged that the gamers are greater than conscious of the horrific nature of the COVID-19 pandemic which is claiming tons of of lives exterior the bio-bubble. With the second wave of the pandemic wreaking havoc, IPL is witnessing participant pull-outs as a result of concern of bubble fatigue at one finish and a beneficiant donation of USD 50,000 to purchase Oxygen cylinders from Pat Cummins.
“It is difficult and issues should be managed for the gamers and workers, and we all know the horrific nature of what is taking place exterior the bubble,” Morgan mentioned after enjoying a match-winning knock towards Punjab Kings on Monday.
“We attempt to lend our assist and we have seen how devastating it isn’t solely in India however world wide. Should you’re going out keep protected, put on a masks, keep social distance. We have seen large quantities of robust instances, even at residence. On behalf of KKR, we want everybody properly. We will stick collectively, we will beat this factor,” Morgan mentioned.
On the sport entrance, Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul was furious with an underwhelming efficiency from his males as they might rating solely 123 for 9.
“I actually do not know what to say, it was a poor efficiency from us,” Rahul mentioned.
“We must always have tailored higher on a brand new pitch, we might have utilized much more with the bat and get that additional 20-30 runs. The wicket was a bit low and sluggish, however 120-130 was not sufficient. A couple of mushy dismissals costing us the sport,” Rahul added.