Eoin Morgan, the World Cup-winning skipper for England has come out praising the leadership group of Kolkata Knight Riders this season. The Combination of Dinesh Karthik and Brendon Mccullum was questioned by many experts given that the KKR side didn’t have an ideal start to the season this year.
Many were of the opinion that Eoin Morgan who has been an exceptional captain for England should take over as Kolkata Knight Riders skipper if Dinesh Karthik fails to deliver.
Karthik and Mccullum Have Lead KKR Extremely Well: Eoin Morgan
After all those talks by people, Eoin Morgan has now spoken positively about the duo of Dinesh Karthik and Brendon Mccullum. In a recent interview to PTI, Morgan said that Karthik and Mccullum and lead the Kolkata Knight Riders side extremely well this season. There are also many other players in the side who are senior leaders that take on roles that don’t necessarily have a title.
”I think it has worked really well so far. I think DK and Brendon McCullum lead extremely well within the team. Within the aspect of the rest of the players, we have a number of senior leaders that take on roles that don’t have a title.
And within the team, that plays a pivotal part because when other seniors players, apart from captain and coach and vice-captain, lead or take on directions or decisions, it gives absolute clarity for the rest of the team” Eoin Morgan told PTI.
Eoin Morgan also further went on to talk about the flexibility of KKR’s middle order at the moment. How the likes of Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell and Morgan himself provide so much flexibility to the KKR side. He opined that Karthik and McCullum are really good at reading and understanding each player’s qualities in the side.
”I think the middle-order is quite flexible at the moment, depending on what team we play and type of attack we come up against, Different batters are suited to different bowlers and DK and coach are very good at reading what’s the right way to move forward in that regard. We have a lot of options which are flexible” Eoin Morgan added.