Promising young batsman Shubman Gill, who is playing the role of opener for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in this season of IPL, said his side is ready to face the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) spin bowling attack, especially against leg-spin spinners. , Rashid Khan.
KKR lost their opener against Mumbai Indians by 49 runs. They will focus on winning the match against SRH, who have also lost their last match against RCB.
Talking ahead of Clash, KKR opener Shubman Gill said they were well prepared to face the Hyderabad bowler. He hopes his team can execute the gameplan during the game.
The wicket will get slow and friendly spinners as the tournament progresses. At the moment medium pacers are initially getting swings under lights.
He said, “They have got a very experienced bowling attack. We have practiced well for those situations when the bowlers are at the top, we just need to bring those things into the game, ”said Shubman Gill.
Nitish Rana and Eoin Morgan will tackle Rashid Khan’s threat: Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill, who failed to score as many Mumbai Indians in the first match, said that the left-handed presence; Nitish Rana and Eoin Morgan will help Rashid Khan as a threat to them.
“With Nitish and Eoin Morgan, we will be in a better position to deal with the threat of Rashid and off-spinners. The right hand of the left hand will help us, ”he said.
Apart from Gill, the Kolkata franchise has batsmen like Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, captain Dinesh Karthik, who have experience of playing in the IPL. For the power hitter, he has Andre Russell, the most important player to win the match for KKR.
In the bowling department, they also have Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav and young talent Shivam Mavi showing their ability against MI, Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock to take wickets.
SRH and KKR will face each other on Saturday at Sheikh Ziyada Stadium in Abu Dhabi.