Venkatesh Iyer has impressed for KKR within the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 to date.© BCCI/IPL
Parthiv Patel: There’s A Lot Of Yuvraj Singh In Venkatesh Iyer’s Batting
Venkatesh Iyer remained unbeaten on 41 towards RCB in a 9 wicket win and introduced up his maiden IPL half-century towards defending champions Mumbai Indians within the subsequent recreation. Impressed with the left-hander’s batting prowess, former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel stated Venkatesh Iyer’s aptitude reminds him of Yuvraj Singh.
“There’s a variety of Yuvraj Singh in his (Venkatesh Iyer) batting. He has a little bit of circulation into him. I imply, positive, you don’t evaluate him to Yuvraj Singh however right here you speak concerning the bat circulation, the photographs, the drive… standing upright. The backfoot drive which he performed I believed was the shot of the day,” Parthiv Patel stated on the pre-match present for the official broadcasters Star Sports activities.
Parthiv Patel, whose father had handed away on 26th September performed 25 Exams, 38 One Day Internationals (ODIs), and a pair of T20Is for Staff India. Parthiv Patel has scored 934 runs in Exams whereas he has 736 runs to his title in ODIs. In T20Is, he scored 36 runs. After retiring from cricket, Parthiv Patel is at present enjoying the position of a commentator. He’s at present doing commentary in IPL 2021.
On Sunday, Venkatesh Iyer scored 18 runs towards Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) as KKR suffered their first defeat within the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Venkatesh Iyer’s contribution on the high of the order has given the likes of skipper Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik to return in and play large photographs from the phrase go. Regardless of taking place towards CSK in a last-ball thriller on Sunday, KKR are nonetheless positioned fourth on the IPL 2021 factors desk.
KKR Named Tim Southee In Place Of Injured Andre Russell And Sandeep Warrier In Place Of Costly Prasidh Krishna Towards Delhi Capitals
The Kolkata-based franchise will likely be up towards Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals in Sharjah on Tuesday. Whereas KKR will look to get again to successful methods, Delhi Capitals will likely be aiming to proceed their unbeaten run within the UAE.
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan gained the toss and elected to bowl first of their Indian Premier League match towards Delhi Capitals. KKR made a few adjustments from the earlier recreation with injured all-rounder Andre Russell and out-of-form pacer Prasidh Krishna making manner for Kiwi fast Tim Southee and quick bowler Sandeep Warrier. For the Delhi Capitals, the injured Prithvi Shaw made manner for Australian Steve Smith within the enjoying XI.
In 40 IPL video games, Tim Southee has picked 28 wickets at an financial system fee of 8.47. He got here as a alternative participant for Pat Cummins who picked 9 scalps in 7 video games averaging 26.33 in addition to scoring 93 runs averaging 31 within the first half of IPL 2021 in India.
Enjoying XI – Delhi Capitals
Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c / wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Enjoying XI – Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy, Sandeep Warrier