‘Joyful That Indian Captain Didn’t Make That Blunder’: Gambhir Slams KKR’s Eoin Morgan

IPL 2021, RCB Vs KKR: Eoin Morgan, the Kolkata Knight Riders captain was on the shedding facet on Sunday night as Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore received the match by 38 runs. Gautam Gambhir described an incident and referred to as Morgan’s captaincy “weirdest”.  However what transpired?

KKR had picked up two wickets within the second over, that of Kohli and Patidar. Each wickets have been taken by Varun Chakravarthy, the leg spinner. Regardless of that, Chakravarthy was denied a second over in that spell. This gave time for Maxwell to calm down and rating 70+ runs. Gambhir felt that not gving Chakravarthy a second over was a mistake by Morgan. He stated: “Virat Kohli was a giant wicket, little doubt about it. However that needs to be the weirdest type of captaincy I’ve ever seen in my life. Somebody taking two wickets within the first over, after which doesn’t get to bowl the following one.” He was talking on the post-match present on Star Sports activities.

He additionally stated, “Most likely when you realize the in-form batter is in. You could possibly have in all probability seen the sport within the first six overs, had Varun Chakravarthy had picked the third wicket or dismissed Glenn Maxwell. This sport might have been over there after which.”

Gambhir additionally stated that if the choice was taken by any Indian captain, then he would have been criticized. “I’m completely happy that an Indian captain didn’t make this blunder. As a result of lots of people would have really acquired their daggers out had an Indian captain made this name. That was in all probability essentially the most ridiculous captaincy I’ve ever seen,” he concluded.

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