Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) new captain Eoin Morgan termed Dinesh Kartik’s decision to step down as captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) team unselfish who valued the team more than himself. gave.
Karthik handed over the captaincy responsibility to Deputy Captain Morgan a few hours before the Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians here.
Morgan said, ‘Yes, I was surprised like everyone else. Yesterday, DK informed that he wants to step down from the captaincy and focus on his batting as he feels that this is the best option for the team ‘.
He said, ‘I think it is a very selfless work and it also shows his courage, who kept the team ahead of himself as a captain’.
Morgan also said that the leadership, including Karthik, will continue to seek help from other players in the group. He said, ‘I will be happy to continue captaining this team. Definitely not the vice-captain now, but as a captain and I hope to continue working with our players.
The Kolkata Knight Riders said in a statement, “Dinesh Karthik has informed KKR management that he has handed over the captaincy to Eoin Morgan to focus on his batting and serve the purpose of the team.”