Andre Russell supports Shahrukh Khan’s tweet: Kolkata Knight Riders star all-rounder Andre Russell has said that he supports team owner Shah Rukh Khan’s tweet. He also said that the team will learn from the defeat against Mumbai Indians.
Significantly, after losing the match against Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan apologized to the fans. Kolkata had to score 31 runs in the last five overs against Mumbai and Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russell were present at the crease, but despite this they had to face defeat by 10 runs.
Russell said, “I support Shahrukh’s tweet but in the end it’s a game of cricket. You can’t be sure until it’s over.”
The all-rounder further said, “We believe we have played good cricket. I am proud of the players of the team. We are disappointed with this defeat but the path is not ending here. This was our second match and we will learn from it.” “
Russell continued, “It was difficult to bat on this pitch and it was not easy for the new batsman to hit big hits from the beginning. It was very challenging.”
Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill gave KKR a bang
Kolkata’s start to chase the target of 153 runs from Mumbai was a blast. Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana shared a 72-run partnership in 9 overs for the first wicket. Gill was dismissed for 33 runs in 24 balls with the help of five fours and a six. At the same time, Rana scored 57 runs in 47 balls. In this innings, Rana hit six fours and two sixes.
At one time Kolkata had scored 122 runs and they had to score 31 runs to win in the last five overs. But in the end she could manage only 142 runs and had to face defeat by 10 runs.