Kolkata Knight Riders started with a win in IPL 2022. Team defeated Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets. After the match, KKR’s new captain Shreyas Iyer praised Umesh Yadav. Umesh has been adjudged ‘Man of the Match’. Along with this, he said that when Mahendra Singh Dhoni is batting, there is always tension. Dhoni scored an unbeaten half-century in this match.
After winning the match, Captain Shreyas, referring to Dhoni, said, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni is batting, there is always tension. I knew that in the end the momentum was going towards them, the bowlers were not able to hold the ball. The team management, the franchises are all excited and we want to continue playing like this.
Referring to the wicket and Umesh Yadav, he said, this wicket was more spongy than expected, I thought the wicket would be flat, because I have played here since childhood. Umesh Yadav did really well in the practice matches, he always works hard and it’s nice to see him perform well today.
Significantly, after losing the toss, opting to bat first, CSK scored 131 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, KKR won the match in 18.3 overs. Ajinkya Rahane played an important innings of 44 runs for the team. At the same time, Sam Billings also contributed 25 runs. Umesh showed amazing in bowling. He took two wickets for 20 runs in 4 overs.
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CSK vs KKR: KKR beat Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets, started with a win in IPL 2022