Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Shreyas Iyer remarked after the team’s win over Mumbai Indians on Monday that the franchise’s “CEO is also involved in team selection.” MI vs KKR, IPL 2022
IPL 2022: KKR defeating MI by 52 runs
After defeating Mumbai Indians by 52 runs at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy on Monday, Kolkata Knight Riders moved to seventh place in the IPL points standings.
Shreyas Iyer on Team Selection
After KKR reduced to 165 for nine, Pat Cummins returned with three wickets. After the triumph, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer talked about how tough it is to tell players they aren’t in the playing XI, and how the “CEO (Venky Mysore) is involved in team selection.
“It’s extremely challenging because of the same situation when I first start playing the IPL.” We spoke with the coaches, and the CEO is certainly involve in team selection. So Baz (Brendon McCullum) goes to the players and informs them. To be honest, they’re all really supportive in the decision-making process. The way they show up on the field and support each and every individual is something I’m really proud of as captain, and I’m really thrill with how we performed today,”Shreyas Iyer said during the post-match presentation.
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“However, I thought it was difficult for the new hitters to adjust and keep going. They only need a few balls to get set, and once you know how the wicket is performing. You can easily capitalize, so that the conversation today, in my opinion “Shreyas Iyer said.
KKR scored 165/9 in 20 overs while batting first.
Jasprit Bumrah Magical Spell of 5/10. (5 Wickets for 10 Runs)
Nitish Rana and Venkatesh Iyer both scored 43 runs. KKR were cruising at 123/2 in the 13th over, but Jasprit Bumrah wreaked havoc with his highest bowling stats in the IPL: 5/10.
No Mumbai Indians batter able to stay at the crease for the entire game, and they eventually dismissed for 113 runs. Andre Russell claimed two wickets, while Cummins took three.
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