Author: Sameer ThakurPublish Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 11:33 AM (IST)Updated Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 04:22 PM (IST)
Kolkata started this season with a win by defeating Chennai in the first match of the Indian Premier League. After the match, the captain told that when Dhoni was batting, he was in tension.
New Delhi, Online Desk. Kolkata started this season with a win by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League. In the presence of the new captain Shreyas, the Kolkata bowlers allowed the CSK team to score only 131 runs. Chasing the target of 132 runs, Kolkata’s team achieved the target by losing the 19th 4 wickets. Ajinkya Rahane contributed the most runs for the team. He gave a strong start to KKR by scoring 44 runs in 34 balls. Iyer made 20 not out while Sam Billings scored 25 runs.
After the match, KKR captain Iyer said about Dhoni’s innings that “there is tension when he bats. was happening”
Regarding the new franchise, he said that he is enjoying. Regarding the Wankhede ground, Iyer said, “He loves to play here. I have grown up playing here. Looking at my bowling lineup, things were easy for me. Praising Umesh Yadav, he said that he played a lot in the nets. Were sweating. It was great to see him bowling well.”
On the other hand, the new captain Ravindra Jadeja did not have a good start for CSK. One, his bat was not playing in the match, second he had to face defeat in the first match as a captain. Jadeja batted slow in the match, he scored 26 runs in 28 balls. However, two years later, Dhoni’s half-century took the team to 131 runs.
Kolkata’s next match will be against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 30 March. This match will be played at DY Patil Stadium.
Edited By: Sameer Thakur