The Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder made his debut in the IPL 2021 season. Kolkata beat Punjab by a small margin in the first innings and then captain Ian Morgan and Rahul Tripathi played consistently.
The Kolkata Knight Riders were bowled out for 124 in their first innings. Openers Nitish Rana (0) and Shubhman Gill (2×4 off 9 balls) were bowled out for a low score. Sunil Narine (0: 4 balls) was also disappointed. With that .. Kolkata got in trouble with 17/3. But Rahul Tripathi, who batted in a well-coordinated manner with captain Ian Morgan, who came into the crease at this stage, put on a 66-run partnership for the third wicket. Tripathi who changed gear in this order .. was out at 83 for the team score. After that Andre Russell (2×4 off 10: 9 balls) ran for a non-run .. The Kolkata camp started to get confusing again. But .. Deepak Hooda bowling in the 16th over of the innings, Morgan hit 4, 6 in a row .. added to the team’s victory .. Dinesh Karthik hit two fours in the next over (12 not out: 2×4 off 6 balls) completed the winning formula.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Ian Morgan, who won the toss earlier in the match, opted for fielding. With that .. Punjab openers KL Rahul (2×4, 1×6 off 19:20 balls) and Mayank Agarwal (1×4, 2×6 off 31:34 balls) impressed with their long hits at the crease. But .. in the sixth over of the innings, Rahul was dismissed by Pat Cummins for the loss of Punjab. The pressure on Mayank Agarwal increased as he took three wickets in three overs in a row.
Mayank Agarwal, who has led the Punjab innings for a while with Nicholas Pooran (19:19 off 1×4, 1×6), who has matched a single digit in the last four matches. From there the Punjab scoreboard slowed. Henriques (2), Shah Rukh Khan (1×6 off 13:14 balls) and Ravi Bishnoi (1: 4 balls) came and went. But in the end Chris Jordan (1×4, 3×6 off 30:18 balls) was hitting boldly. Chris Jordan hit a four and a six off Pat Cummins in the 19th over of the innings. Prasid bowled two sixes in the last over. Punjab scored 25 runs in the last two overs. Among the Kolkata bowlers, Prasid took three wickets while Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins Chero two, Shivam Mavi,