Dubai: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) lost the match they won against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Sunday. KKR’s team was seen winning this match till the 18th over, but a decision by Kolkata captain Eoin Morgan overshadowed his team. In fact, Morgan had the option of getting the 19th over from Sunil Narine, but he got that important over from fast bowler Pranand Krishna and what happened after that no KKR fan would want to remember. In the 19th over of Krishna, Jadeja looted a total of 21 runs including two long sixes and two fours. A total of 22 runs were scored in this over, in which 1 run was from Sam Curran. Deepak Chahar gave victory to Chennai by taking 1 run on the last ball of the last over.
Gautam Gambhir furious at KKR team
Gautam Gambhir has been the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team. During the match, KKR’s coaching staff was seen sitting in the dugout giving directions to Kolkata captain Eoin Morgan with the help of a board. Number-3 was written on the board. It is not clear what the coaching staff wanted to explain, but Gautam Gambhir did not like this action. Gautam Gambhir scolded the KKR team for this. Gautam Gambhir said that if this had happened during his time, he would have left the captaincy of KKR.
uproar over this
Talking on Star Sports, Gautam Gambhir said, ‘When all the messages are being given from outside, there is no need of a captain on the ground. Had I been in this position, I would have given up the captaincy. This is not the right way.
Let us tell you that under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders has captured the IPL trophy in the year 2012 and in the year 2014. After Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik and now Eoin Morgan have captaincy of Kolkata Knight Riders team.
Chennai beat Kolkata
Chennai Super Kings secured the first position in the points table of IPL 2021 by registering a thrilling 2-wicket win over Kolkata. Chennai had a target of 172 runs. Faf du Plessis (44 off 30 balls) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (40 off 28 balls) got them off to a good start by adding 74 runs for the first wicket. Moeen Ali made 32 off 28 balls, but it was Jadeja who hit two fours and two sixes in difficult conditions as Chennai chased down the target for the loss of eight wickets. This is Chennai’s third consecutive win after the second phase of IPL 2021 was restored, taking them to 16 points from 10 matches. KKR suffered defeat after two consecutive victories. He has eight points from 10 matches.
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