Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Only 3-4 players… I couldn’t sleep last night, vice captain reveals secret


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KKR has become the first team to reach IPL 2024 playoffsVice captain Nitish Rana recovered from injury and made a comeback against Mumbai.

New Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders has become the first team to reach the playoffs of IPL 2024. KKR won the playoff ticket by defeating Mumbai Indians. In this match, team vice-captain Nitish Rana returned after recovering from injury. Nitish played an inning of 33 runs in 23 balls. KKR won in the last over. After the match, Nitish Rana said that the secret of his team’s success is the unity of the players during victory or defeat. Who keep supporting each other. Nitish said that his team was not able to do this for the last 2 years.

2-time champions KKR secured their place in the playoffs by defeating Mumbai Indians by 18 runs in a rain-affected match. They are the first team to make it to the knockout stage. This is the first time since 2021 while KKR Rana said after the match, ‘It is very important to support each other in our dressing room. Or this thing was lacking in the team in the last two years.

The match was in the hands of Mumbai Indians… 22 year old bowler made the game on the last 6 balls, single-handedly turned the tables.

‘I was a witness to the atmosphere in the dressing room that day’
The biggest blow to KKR was against Punjab Kings. Punjab Kings then created a new record by achieving the target of 262 runs. According to Nitish Rana, ‘We felt very bad that day. I was a witness to the atmosphere in the dressing room that day. Then only three or four players had dinner. Rana, who led the team last season in the absence of regular captain Shreyas Iyer, has made a comeback after recovering from a finger injury. He could not play in the last 10 matches. He played an innings of 33 runs on 23 balls. Nitish Rana said, ‘To be honest, due to injury, I was not able to touch the bat for 20-22 days. After this the circumstances became favourable. I used to play innings in my mind.

KKR players are protesting unitedly
Earlier, KKR had made it to the playoffs in 2021. KKR is performing brilliantly this season under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer. Its bowlers and openers are in excellent form. Sunil Narine and Phil Salt are wreaking havoc in the opening, while in bowling, Russell along with Mitchell Starc and Harshit Rana are providing class to the batsmen.

tag: ipl 2024, KKR, Nitish rana

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