England’s World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan has taken over captaincy duties at Kolkata Knight Riders within the Indian Premier League.
Indian Dinesh Karthik opted to give attention to his batting after scoring solely 108 runs at a mean of 15.42 within the first seven video games.
KKR misplaced by eight wickets to top-of-the-table Mumbai Indians in Morgan’s first match in cost on Friday.
Morgan made an unbeaten 39 off 29 balls in KKR’s 148-5 in Abu Dhabi.
However, KKR hurried to their goal with 3.1 overs to spare because of Quinton de Kock’s 44-ball unbeaten 78.
Kolkata, who even have England batsman Tom Banton and Australia tempo bowler Pat Cummins on their roster, are fourth within the eight-team competitors with 4 wins from eight matches.
Morgan, who turned England captain in 2015 and led them to 50-over World Cup glory in 2019, has now scored 214 runs at a mean of 42.80 on this yr’s IPL.