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IPL 2020: Eoin Morgan opens up on batting lower down the order against the Delhi Capitals

October 6, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan, who is assuming the part of a finisher for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2020, said it is "difficult" to get a spot higher up the order in a group which boasts of so many "match winners". Coming in to bat at No.6, Morgan hit an 18-ball 44 to invoke any expectations of an effective run-chase before KKR missed the mark by 18 runs against Delhi Capitals' target of 228 on Saturday. For England, Morgan generally comes up at No.5 and 4.

Andre Russell (13) and Captain Dinesh Karthik (6) batted ahead of him in the match. Inquired as to whether he came out late to bat, Morgan stated that he doesn’t think so. He thinks that at the point when they take a gander at their batting line-up, they have various match-winners, so it's extremely hard to go up the order for him. Especially when you have got a world-class all-rounder in Andre Russell it becomes tougher for Morgan. Russel is a mind-blowing striker, and when he comes up the order, clearly every other person needs to move down a smidgen.

Opening the innings, Sunil Narine has not had the option to convey any exhibition of note up until this point. Gotten some information about his submits in the batting order, Morgan stated about Sunil Narine that he is the kind of player who can deliver match-winning innings. It's never been a series of scores for Narine, throughout the long term, however more about his effect in a game. Narine generally takes a positive choice, which sums up how KKR needs to play their cricket.

A lot of positives to take from the Delhi Capitals match, says Morgan

Morgan said his group played awesome cricket and there were a ton of positives to consider regardless of the loss. No doubt Delhi bowlers were on target. They bowled extremely well, to a place of solidarity and looked like winning it. It simply wasn't intended to be for the KKR.

KKR proceed onward, they played some phenomenal cricket all through up until this point in the IPL 2020. Delhi Capitals has looked additionally encouraging from the get-go in the competition, so to come out and produce a fabulous game however not getting over the line, there are tremendous positives to take for the KKR team.

Put in to bat, Shreyas Iyer (88) and Prithvi Shaw (66) controlled the Capitals to 228 for 4. DC at that point got back to stop KKR to 210 for eight with Anrich Nortje taking three wickets.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth