IPL 2021: Captain Virat Kohli said after losing the match against Kolkata – Eyes opened: Varun Chakravarthy said big things.
The 31st match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League 2021 was played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
KKR vs RCB 2021, Highlights –
- Virat Kohli’s team got out after scoring just 92 runs.
- Chasing the target, Kolkata’s team won this match by 9 wickets, 60 balls already.
- Virat Kohli went lbw off the P. Krishna’s ball after scoring just 5 runs.
- Varun Chakravarthy was in top form as KKR on Monday, in Abu Dhabi. The spinner took 3 wickets in 4 overs and conceded solely 13 runs.
Where Kolkata’s team has given a crushing vote to Bangalore by 9 wickets. With this, the Kolkata team has made a great start in the UAE in this second phase.
In this match, the RCB team won the toss and decided to bat first. Going to bat first, the Bangalore team gave Kolkata a very modest target of just 93 runs. Chasing the target, Kolkata’s team won this match very easily by 9 wickets, 60 balls already.
Kolkata’s excellent bowling attack completely forced the legendary RCB batsmen to surrender. RCB captain Virat Kohli went lbw on the ball of P. Krishna after scoring just 5 runs.
While all-rounder cricketer Glenn Maxwell scored 4 runs and AB de Villiers returned to the pavilion without opening an account on his very first ball. After that, the RCB bowlers were slammed by Shubman Gill and IPL debutant Venkatesh Iyer and got Kolkata off to a great start.
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After losing this match against Kolkata, RCB captain Virat Kohli said that his team’s eyes have been opened and along with this he also explained the reason for this crushing defeat.
Not only this, but Virat Kohli also praised Varun Chakraborty, who got the man of the match award in this match. After the end of this match, Virat Kohli said that this defeat is like an eye-opener for us.
A good partnership is needed on this back. To be honest, I had no idea that the odds would start falling so soon.
We found this pitch to be very good to bat on. At one point our score was just one wicket for 42 runs. But then after that within 20 runs, our 5 important wickets fell continuously. But then it is not easy for anyone to come back after this.
This match is going to feed our eyes and we will work from now onwards on all fronts with a lot of focus and play good cricket. After this, captain Kohli has praised Kolkata’s misty spinner Varun Chakravarthy fiercely.
Not only this, captain Virat Kohli has termed Varun Chakravarthy as the future player of India. Kohli told that he was thinking of Varun Chakravarthy sitting in the dugout. Great bowling in Kohli, I was sitting in the dugout thinking how important Varun can prove to be for us.
We want to see a similar performance from all the young players so that the bench strength of the Indian team becomes even stronger. He said that Varun Chakravarthy is going to play for the Indian team very soon and it will be very good for the team.