KKR were struggling after the dismissals of Rana and Dinesh Karthik off consecutive balls, but Eoin Morgan and Rahul Tripathi joined forces at the crease to resuscitate the innings and rekindle hopes of another miraculous run-chase at Sharjah. Karthik was dismissed off the last ball of the innings, having scored 58 runs from 29 deliveries. Former champions Kolkata and Rajasthan are battling for survival as they … Not being backed by the franchise has not done any good for Kuldeep's confidence, and thus he might be released by KKR before next season. With the likes of Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, and Tom Banton likely to form the nucleus of the KKR side as far as foreign players are concerned, Green is likely to be released by the franchise. With each team being able to field only 4 foreigners in the playing XI, and 8 foreigners in their total squad, it is unlikely that Tim Seifert would be retained by the side. #4 Kolkata Knight Riders: Former Kolkata … Delhi Capitals locked horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 16 of IPL 2020. 6,827 00:38 18 Oct 20. Archer bowled really well. Dubai: Pat Cummins’ four-wicket haul and Eoin Morgan’s 68-run knock helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 60 runs here at the Dubai … They had to change their captain mid-way through the tournament, and that generally doesn't pan out well as far as dressing room atmosphere is concerned. Kolkata Knight Riders' 196-run … IPL 2020 | Dinesh Karthik hands over KKR captaincy to Eoin Morgan KKR management say that Karthik and Morgan have worked brilliantly together during this tournament . Official Partners. Dinesh Karthik age, DK wife, IPL 2020, IPL 13, The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) had a mixed IPL 2020 season. Umpire Partner. By the end of IPL 2020, KKR seem to have found their opening combination as Nitish Rana scored three half-centuries as an opener. Here’s what the winning captain of KKR, Dinesh Karthik had to say after the match. Official Digital Streaming Partner. advertisement. However, he did not get any chances in the playing XI, as KKR backed the likes of Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana to open alongside Shubman Gill after Sunil Narine's failure at the top of the order. This would give them more options to add other overseas players into their squad before the next season. These boys, the journey they’ve been through when they’re not playing, is a hard one. 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IPL 2020 | Fans call for Dinesh Karthik's removal as KKR captain after defeat to Delhi Capitals On Saturday, the KKR batting order against Delhi … Squad List. Then came an out-of-form Dinesh Karthik, who played his best innings of IPL 2020 and gave the scoring some much-needed impetus. Morgan scored 34 from 23 balls. Lot of areas we need to improve. Morgan led England to their first-ever World Cup triumph last year. Eoin Morgan in the death overs showed his class once again as he took KKR’s total to 174. IPL 2020: It was not an easy catch as it was moving away from the keeper towards his left side. Putting runs on the board is what we thought was the best way to go forward on this ground”, said KKR captain Karthik. Dinesh Karthik along with Eoin Morgan. Pant's belligerence and Shaw's class were highlights as Delhi powered their way to a humongous total of 228. With age not on his side and him no longer being the captain, it is unlikely that KKR will retain the Tamil Nadu wicket-keeper batsman next season. Dream 11 IPL 2020 Sept 19 - Nov 10. Probably Sunil Narine goes to bat at 8 or 9. KKR managed to finish just outside the playoffs spots, and had a mixed bag in the IPL 2020 season, Here are five players that KKR are likely to release before next season. Rishabh Pant played a bright cameo as DC reached a massive total of 228/4, and left KKR needing to pull off the highest run-chase in the history of the IPL. The Royals, on the other hand, failed to adapt to the conditions in Dubai. PTI. Published Oct 16, 2020, 2:52 pm IST. KKR managed to beat RR by 60 runs and moved to fourth place in the points table. Fast bowlers Pat Cummins and Shivam Mavi were at their best as they never allowed the Royals batsmen to get away with the match. IPL 2020 KKR vs KXIP Predicted XI: Will Kolkata Drop Dinesh Karthik From Playing 11 Against Punjab? While chasing 195, the Dinesh Karthik-led KKR was restricted to 112/9 as Chris Morris and Washington Sundar scalped two wickets each. Dinesh Karthik has failed to score big runs in IPL 2020 so far. He has got a batting average of 15.36 and a strike-rate of 127.06, which is much lower than the expectations of the fans and requirements. If Morgan bats no 4 and Russell at 5 and Dinesh Karthik to follow," Gambhir told ESPNcricinfo. He was brought in probably as a cover for Shubman Gill, as he is an Indian opener. They also chopped and changed their playing XI a lot, and did not have a stable batting order. Siddhesh Lad was traded in from Mumbai Indians in the trade window before the IPL 2020 season. The Kolkata Knight Riders recorded a clinical win over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020. In the end, KKR defeated RR and won their second match of IPL 2020. Also Read: Things Didn’t Go According To The Plan-Steve Smith After First Defeat. Shubman Gill played an instrumental innings of 70 runs off 62 deliveries as he anchored the Kolkata innings and guided them over the line. Having played in T20 leagues around the world, it looked like a decent buy for the franchise. Dinesh Karthik & Co. put up complete all-round performance as the players stepped up with the ball and bat as well. The Kolkata Knight Riders recorded a clinical win over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020. Here are some of the players that KKR might release before the next season. IPL 2020 – WATCH: Dinesh Karthik grabs a left-handed screamer to dismiss Ben Stokes. Dinesh Karthik had a very poor IPL 2020 season with the bat, scoring only 169 runs from 14 games. However, he did not get much game time as he played only 1 game and got figures of 0-24. Sportzpics "Rahul Tripathi goes up the order, Dinesh Karthik plays at no 6, not before Morgan and not before Russell as well. KKR vs MI, IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians returned to winning ways as they crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs in their second match on Wednesday. Dinesh Karthik was snapped up by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction and was made the captain of the side after the exit of Gautam Gambhir. In the tournament so far, Karthik has played four matches, scoring a total of 37 runs. Dinesh Karthik was snapped up by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction and was made the captain of the side after the exit of Gautam Gambhir. The ’keeper-batsman had scored 108 runs in seven matches, with one half-century this season (112 from eight after Friday’s knock). Dhawan''s wicket brought in a resurgent Iyer, who stroked a magnificent 88. The star wicket-keeper batsman has scored a total of 3762 runs in his IPL career with 19 half-centuries in 189 matches. He also gave up his captaincy halfway through the season and thus performing well with the bat should have been his priority. 4 didn't work once again. Karthik had a horrible IPL 2020 season with the bat, scoring only 169 runs from 14 games at an average of just 14.08. Posted On November 2, 2020 by Akshat Gaur. IPL 2020: Dinesh Karthik rues 'rusty' KKR performance after 49-run thrashing against Mumbai Indians. Last Updated: 01 November, 2020 22:42 IST. They picked Dinesh Karthik in the auction and Karthik featured for them in IPL 2016 and 2017, scoring a total of 698 runs for the franchise. IPL 2020: KKR gloveman Dinesh Karthik takes a stunning catch to dismiss RR’s Ben Stokes Dinesh Karthik flew full length to his left and caught the left-hander behind him. After a clinical win over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020, Kolkata Knight Riders Dinesh Karthik maintains that his side still needs to improve. Written By Karthik Nair . IPL 2020, KKR vs RR: Dinesh Karthik Gets Trolled After Golden Duck in Dubai, Twitterati Blame Him For Hurting Playoff Chances team-news@corp.india.com (India.com News Desk) 01-11-2020 Tim Seifert was brought into the KKR side as a replacement for USA international Ali Khan, who himself was a replacement for Harry Gurney. Karthik has scored 108 runs in seven matches so far in the current season that included one half-century. Sakshi Author Mansoor Updated: 1st November 2020 11:38 pm IST. After the dismissal of Jos Buttler, the Royals were never in the game as KKR kept picking wickets at regular intervals. The spin duo of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy were also impressive. Much like their previous match, KKR executed a complete performance. IPL 2020: ‘Finally the right utilisation of DK,’ Sanjay Manjrekar lauds KKR for sending Dinesh Karthik at No.6 against Sunrisers Hyderabad Karthik came in when KKR were 105 for 4 in 15 overs. 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