In the 25th match of the Indian Premier League 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a crushing defeat by 7 wickets against Delhi Capitals. After this disappointing defeat, KKR captain Eoin Morgan blamed the team’s batsmen for this.
Captain Morgan said after the match, “I am very disappointed.” We got off to a very slow start in batting. In the middle order, we lost our wickets very quickly. Russell remained at one end, due to which we have been able to reach beyond 150. After all this we started off disappointing in bowling as well. ”
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He said, “Prithvi Shaw performed brilliantly for Delhi Capitals. We could not do anything special against him. Apart from this, it also showed how excellent this pitch was for batting. We proved to be the lesser of Delhi in all the departments of sports. ”
Let us tell you that in the first over of the Delhi Capitals innings, Prithvi Shaw hit 6 consecutive fours in one over of Shivam Mavi. On this, Captain Morgan said about his bowling, “Pat Cummins has always been a part of our planning with the new ball. Mavi had made a terrific start in the last few matches which is why we did not give Cummins the first over and our strategy did not work. ”
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In this match, the team of Delhi Capitals won the toss and invited Kolkata to bat first. KKR, batting first, scored 154 runs for 6 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs. In response to this score, Delhi made a brilliant innings of Prithvi Shaw with the help of 82 runs and scored 156 runs in 16.3 overs, losing 3 wickets.