IPL 2021: Eoin Morgan stated KKR have been “behind the game from the get-go” vs Rajasthan Royals.© BCCI/IPL
Skipper Sanju Samson couldn’t have requested for a greater present from his pacers, who scripted Rajasthan Royals’ six-wicket win, whereas Eoin Morgan rued his aspect’s abnormal batting efficiency within the IPL in Mumbai on Saturday. The Royals chased down a modest 134-run target with ease for his or her second win of the season after their pacers restricted the rivals to 133 for 9. Samson himself performed a calculative knock of 42 runs in his workforce’s win.
“It was brilliant actually. The bowlers have been doing well in the last four-five matches — the youngsters as well as the seniors. I enjoy captaining them,” stated Samson on the post-match presentation ceremony.
“We could see in Morris’ eyes that he wanted the competition to get big batsmen out,” he stated about Chris Morris, who starred with a four-wicket haul.
Samson stated he doesn’t come into the crease with a particular “mindset”.
“I just love to keep enjoying my batting, but nowadays I play according to a situation and try to win games for my team.”
KKR skipper Eoin Morgan rued the poor present by his batters.
“The batting was the letdown and we lacked a lot of intent throughout the whole innings. We were behind the game right from the get-go. Possibly, we were 40 short which is a lot in a T20 game,” stated the English participant.
“The bowlers had too much to do. It’s a stark contrast to the last game. The wicket hasn’t been as good as it has been in the previous games and we couldn’t overcome the challenge. It left us with a lot to do, which we couldn’t do,” he added.
Morgan emphasised the necessity to play freely.
“The clearer the mind, the easier it is. Ultimately, one guy needs to play free-flowing cricket. Two sides struggling to gain momentum in the tournament and we missed big two points,” he stated.
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