Kolkata Knight Riders drooped to their fourth successive misfortune in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they were beaten by Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday.
It was a frightful day for the KKR bowlers as they were dismantled by Virat Kohli and Moeen Ali. Kuldeep Yadav drained 27 keeps running with Ali going crazy, crushing the star India spinner for three sixes and two limits. The spinner finished with figures of 1/59 of every four overs.
In answer, Lynn was rejected in the absolute first over by Dale Steyn and Robin Uthappa had a horrible trip. Andre Russell attempted his best to pull off another far-fetched pursue for KKR in the organization of Nitish Rana yet this time it wasn't to be. Requiring 24 keeps running in the last finished, they missed the mark by 10 runs.
Russell even scrutinized the group's choice to send him drop down the request when any semblance of Robin Uthappa battled. "I trust that (I ought to have batted at No 4)... Truly, I think here and there you need to adaptable as a group. Taking a gander at the make-up of our group, I would wouldn't fret hitting a homerun at No 4.
"When I am at the wrinkle, Virat Kohli is going to bowl his best bowlers to get me out. What's more, those best bowlers will have less overs staying in the back end.
"So regardless of whether I score 60 off 25 balls, and give the group that the early siphon then bowlers like Dale Steyn will have just a solitary one over left at the passing, or they may bowl out..."
With KKR taking on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday, they should make a few changes with Robin Uthappa and Kuldeep Yadav passing up a major opportunity.
Rinku Singh had a decent excursion in the household circuit and he will be a like for like substitution with regards to Uthappa. Kuldeep additionally had a loathsome excursion and he can be refreshed with KC Cariappa having his spot in the KKR playing XI.
Anticipated XI: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, KC Cariappa, Piyush Chawla, Harry Gurney, Prasidh Krishna