Dinesh Kartik Hands Over KKR Captaincy To Eoin Morgan
On Friday (16 Oct 2020) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Kartik hands over KKR Captaincy to Eoin Morgan.
Eoin Moragan is the England’s one of the best capatin which won the world cup for England will take over the KKR Capataincy rest of the match in IPL 2020.
Why Dinesh Kartik hands over KKR Captaincy to Eoin Morgan ?
Kartik said that due to his Capataincy, he can’t focusing onthe batting.
To focus on his batting he will going to hands over the Captaincy to Eoin Morgan.
In 13th edition of IPL, under Kartik leadership his team won four out of their seven matches. Now his team placed 4th position of the points table.
Karthik, however, hasn’t been in the best of forms with the bat, averaging 15.42 for his 108 runs so far in the IPL season.
We are fortunate to have leaders such as DK, who has always put the team first,” Venky Mysore.
The CEO of KKR said. “It takes a lot of courage for someone like him to take a decision such as this.
While we were surprised by his decision, we are respectful of his wishes.
DK and Eoin have worked brilliantly together during this tournament and although Eoin takes over as captain,
this is effectively a role swap and we expect that this transition will work in a seamless manner.
Karthik also led from the front in the 2018 IPL season, compiling 498 runs at an average of 49.8 and strike rate of 147.77.
In March 2018, Karthik was named as KKR’s new captain, replacing their long-term skipper Gautam Gambhir. Under Karthik’s leadership,
KKR progressed to the playoffs stage in 2018 but were eliminated in the league stage last year.
Karthik captained KKR for two entire seasons of the IPL, guiding the team to the knockouts in 2018 and a fifth-place finish in 2019.
This year, KKR are currently placed fourth with eight points after seven matches.
Karthik was appointed captain of KKR ahead of the 2018 season of the IPL, replacing the side’s long-standing skipper Gautam Gambhir, who joined the Delhi Capitals (then Daredevils) after the franchise opted not to retain him.
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