In this season of the Indian Premier League, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders was considered one of the strong contenders. Kolkata Knight Riders’ team was being rated very high considering the balance and strength of the team as well as the options, but KKR was disappointed very much this season.
The Strategy Of Kolkata Knight Riders Remained Beyond Comprehension
Kolkata Knight Riders, under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer, managed to win only 6 matches in the 13 matches played so far this season and they are fighting for the playoffs. For KKR to win the last match in the playoffs, a second equation is also needed.
KKR themselves are responsible for their disappointing performance in this season of IPL, they have made a lot of lapses in their strategy this season which has made their situation not only do or die now but even more difficult.
KKR Changed Many Openers But Did Not Succeed
The strategy that has been completely incomprehensible this season from KKR has been a constant change in the team. Due to the change in the team, he has now got stuck in a difficult situation. He made changes in the team as well as experimented a lot in the opening pair.
In this season, KKR tried many opening pairs. Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Aaron Finch, Sam Billings and Baba Indrajit were tried. But all these experiments proved unsuccessful for him.
Pragyan’s Advice, Give Sunil Narine A Chance In The Beginning
Spin bowler Sunil Narine has left a special impression as an opener for the last several seasons. But this season he was not given much chance to open. After which former India’s legendary spin bowler Pragyan Ojha has advised KKR to open with Sunil Narine.
Pragyan Ojha said during a conversation, “Sunil Narine is a great option in the top order because he has done this work before. He is an attacking option. By opening them, you can select a dynamic player in the middle order.”
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