Eoin Morgan told Shubman Gill a great batsman. Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) have tasted their first win in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League 2020. The most important role in writing the script of this victory of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is played by right-handed young batsman Shubman Gill.
Let us tell you that even before the start of the tournament, there were big innings discussions about Gill. And in the second match of Kolkata, in the second match, he stood up to the expectations of everyone and batted brilliantly and did not take long to seize this opportunity.
— Shubman Gill (@RealShubmanGill) September 27, 2020
Shubman Gill came to Kolkata for the opening and after that he faced a 62-run unbeaten 70-run match with 62 balls to the last. Gill hit 5 fours and two sixes during his innings. It was the first half-century in the Indian Premier League 2020 with the bat of Shubman Gill. And with this, Shubman Gill completed his 5th match in IPL.
How important is the role of Shubman in this victory of Kolkata Knight Riders. It also shows the best figures. In his innings of 70 runs, Shubman played a crucial partnership of 92 runs with England captain Eoin Morgan. For Kolkata, the partnership of both of them destroyed all expectations of Hyderabad and the match was won by Kolkata.
Eoin Morgan has praised young batsman Shubman Gill –
After this victory by Kolkata Knight Riders, England captain Eoin Morgan has praised young batsman Shubman Gill. He said that it is wonderful to see Gill playing. The best thing in him is that despite being so proficient in batting, he has a desire to learn a lot.
The same Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik appeared to avoid speaking too much so that Shubman would not be under pressure. Dinesh Karthik just said that the biggest thing for a captain is that a batsman like Gill is in our team.
The same Morgan said about Shubman after winning the match, this young player is really great. While Dinesh Karthik also described Morgan and Gill’s partnership as fantastic. He said that we had very little talk during batting but he played very good cricket.
Let us tell you that Shubman Gill could not do anything special in the first match. And the result was Kolkata lost in that match. But Shubman batted till the end in this match and came back only after winning the team. His unbeaten innings of 70 runs also earned him the Man of the Match award.