Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Punjab Kings by five wickets on Monday. This is KKR’s second win of the season.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Ayyan Morgan (Pic Credit IPL)
In IPL-2021, the match played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings on Monday saw something that is not seen usually. This was Chris Gayle’s Golden Duck, that is, without opening the account with the first ball, and this was done by a 22-year-old boy who was playing his second match this season. The name of this bowler is Shivam Mavi. Mavi bowled brilliantly against Punjab and took one wicket for 13 runs in four overs. Kolkata won this match by five wickets. In front of Kolkata’s tight bowling, Punjab were able to score 123 runs after losing nine wickets in 20 overs and Kolkata achieved this target by losing five wickets in 16.4 overs.
After the match, Kolkata captain Oyen Morgan praised the bowlers of his team and Mavi was also involved in it. Morgan got Mavi four consecutive overs. Morgan said to Mavi, “Mavi was playing his second match and throwing four consecutive overs is something we usually don’t do. His figures are the best in front of Chris Gayle. He started well in the last match. They should be given credit. “
Also appreciated spinners
Morgan also praised his team’s spinners Varun Chakraborty and Sunil Narine and said that his team has spinners who have more variations than other spinners. Morgan said, “The advantage we have got compared to the rest of the spinners is that we have spinners who have more variations and they also have drift, turn. Today he bowled amazingly. There is still a lot of time left in the tournament though. “
Team worked hard
This is Kolkata’s second win of this season. In six matches played so far, he has lost in four parts. Morgan played a captaincy innings in this match and scored 47 not out. Praising the team, Morgan said, “It was good to captain the team. We have worked hard, but could not perform the way we should have done. Today our performance was quite spectacular. Especially our bowlers. The way he started was fantastic. “
Can not take kovid lightly
Morgan said that his team is aware of the situation of Kovid-19 in India and wants to contribute in dealing with this epidemic, he said that this epidemic cannot be taken lightly. He said, “We cannot take it lightly. We are trying to contribute to what is happening outside. On behalf of KKR, I wish everyone. ”
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