Eoin Morgan Credits Team’s Success to Coach Brendan McCullum: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan says that coach Brendon McCullum’s coaching style is behind the team’s success. KKR have got their second consecutive win in the second half of IPL 2021. Kolkata team defeated Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in the match played on Thursday.
Morgan said in a post-match virtual press conference, “After a long time, we have performed like this. Coach Brendon McCullum has been there for two seasons and now we have started playing with his style. Stopping a strong team like Mumbai and getting the target It has given us confidence. We tried to fit Venkatesh Iyer into the playing XI and it is great to see the way he is scoring.”
Our bowlers have been superstars in the last two matches: Morgan
Morgan said that when the tournament was postponed in May due to Corona, coach McCullum talked about changing the game plan. The captain also praised the bowlers, especially the West Indies’ Sunil Narine and Varun Chakraborty. “This was Varun’s second match and he played with full confidence. Sunil and Varun are excellent bowlers. Sunil has been an important part of the KKR team in the past as well. The first two games of the second half were good for us,” he said.
He further said, I don’t think any one player has changed the landscape of the team. I believe our bowlers have been superstars in the last two matches. He bowled really well here and in Abu Dhabi on favorable wickets to bat.
Morgan reads songs in praise of Iyer
Opener Venkatesh Iyer played useful knocks of 41 in the first match and 53 in the second as KKR beat Mumbai by seven wickets to reach the top four of the points table. Morgan said, “I think Venkatesh Iyer played such an innings, which you can put on par with a player who has played 50 IPL matches. The freedom he batted is really fantastic. He is very good for a top order batsman. is impressive.”