Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Eoin Morgan was complete of praises for youthful Shubman Gill following a 92-run stand in between these two batsmen assisted KKR overwhelm Sunrsiers Hyderabad by seven wickets to register their 1st win in IPL 2020.
Morgan also explained this win will enable the Kolkata gamers get some momentum and self-confidence as the 52-day extended T20 tournament progresses.
“Great feeling to get a win beneath our belt. It is a extended tournament, but clearly, this win assists us get some momentum and self-confidence going,” Eoin Morgan explained in the submit-match presentation ceremony.
Soon after shedding the toss, Kolkata Knight Riders place up a disciplined energy with Pat Cummins brilliantly spearheading the assault to restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to a modest 142 for 4 in Abu Dhabi.
“We had been a bit rusty in our final game towards MI, but we won this match with our bowlers, they did a excellent occupation restricting a quite robust Sunrisers batting line-up.
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“Wickets of Bairstow and Warner at the prime place us in a great place. They place them on the back-foot and we knew we did not have to place ourselves beneath strain in the chase,” Morgan explained.
Morgan uncovered that he would appreciate to bat once again with Shubman Gill, who is lovely to observe on the eyes. Gill showed maturity as he drove, pulled and minimize with authority in an unbeaten 62-ball 70 to perform the anchor in KKR’s cozy seven-wicket win more than SRH.
“I did not have to inform him a excellent deal, to be trustworthy, he is lovely to observe on the eye, great bat swing, quite languid type, magnificent to observe, he is great child, quite hungry to find out and I would appreciate to bat with him after once again,” Morgan additional.