Venkatesh Iyer has been a key a part of KKR’s revival this season.© IPL
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener Venkatesh Iyer mentioned he was simply enjoying his personal sport and attempting to analyse the state of affairs in Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. Needing 136 runs to win, KKR had been off to a brisk begin, courtesy Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer. The duo cashed in on all of the scoring alternatives and took KKR to 51/0 within the first six overs. However they misplaced the plot within the closing levels and it took Tripathi’s six off Ashwin within the ultimate over to take KKR over the road.
In a video posted on the IPL web site, Iyer interacted with the previous Australian cricketer and KKR’s chief mentor David Hussey.
“I wasn’t chasing 136, I simply went on the market to bat. I simply wished to play first six overs after which see what the state of affairs is,” mentioned the KKR opener.
KKR had received solely two video games within the first leg of the IPL in India however the facet got here again stronger within the second leg in UAE and received 5 out of the seven video games.
“The model of cricket that the KKR is enjoying and by KKR I simply do not imply the cricketers who’re enjoying on the market however the complete administration,” mentioned Iyer after being requested by Hussey concerning the largest turn-around for the workforce.
“The best way we’re pondering, the way in which we’re going concerning the issues which can be the actual flip round for us. The intent we’re displaying not simply on the sector however off the sector is that what introduced us right here,” he added.
Iyer additionally mentioned that he is not going to deal with the ultimate as the massive sport and can attempt to give his finest.
“I’ll simply relaxation up tomorrow (Thursday) and I’m not going to deal with it as a ultimate or huge sport. I’ll simply play my sport and provides my finest and that is what the complete workforce goes to do,” mentioned Iyer.
KKR have arrange a blockbuster ultimate showdown towards Chennai Tremendous Kings, which can happen in Dubai on Friday.
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