IPL 2021: Nitish Rana has been Kolkata Knight Riders’ greatest batsman thus far this season.© BCCI/IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) discover themselves in that uncomfortable place in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, the place they’re already combating towards the chances with their heels teetering on a crumbly edge as their marketing campaign threatens to crumble round them fairly early on. Starting with a win, KKR have been attempting all types of permutation and mixtures to discover a successful formulation however that is not taking place.
Some gamers must positively present their class for KKR to return by way of this disaster.
For certain the very best batsman on show for KKR, Nitish Rana wants to search out some consistency for his workforce to make strides within the coming matches.
Rana started with a basic 80 towards SunRisers Hyderabad as KKR registered a win within the very first match. However his dismissal towards Mumbai Indians was essential and Rana must discover a steadiness the place his aggression is matched with persistence.
Eoin Morgan has proven fairly a little bit of expertise and poise as KKR skipper, however has did not ship with the bat, particularly at important instances. His dismissal towards MI was a mind fade of epic proportions and was largely accountable for the workforce’s loss.
Morgan is method too good a batsman to provide simply 38 runs in three innings, so it’s a matter of time when he begins firing. Sooner the higher for KKR.
Australian Pat Cummins is without doubt one of the greatest quick bowlers within the enterprise right this moment, and his contribution at important instances is significant for his aspect.
He has 4 wickets from three matches thus far, however should make his presence felt in a rush, since he’s the senior quick bowler in what’s a reasonably patchwork quick bowling line-up.