Fortunately, we’ve got a few genuine allrounders. Chelsea's heavy spending in transfer window has put pressure on Lampard: Jose Mourinho You never know what could happen, results go our way and we can shock few teams in the playoffs,” he added. We are confident that their contribution as part of the think tank of KKR and to the KKR Academy will be invaluable,” KKR CEO and MD Venky Mysore said in a release. It would be stupid not to continue with it as well. 43 00:30 10 Mar 15. But fortunately, Brendon has to make those tough calls with the batting order, revealed Hussey in an interview with The Times of India. KOLKATA: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) chief mentor David Hussey on Sunday hoped England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan will be a … 383 00:23 10 Mar 15. 00:30 Match 33 KXIP vs MI – Hussey's 2nd Six. He said, “He is a genuine all-rounder. With two wins and two defeats in their first four matches, the Kolkata-based franchise is currently placed fourth in the points table. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) chief mentor David Hussey on Sunday hoped England's World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan will be a great ally to the franchise's skipper Dinesh Karthik and his calm demeanour can help the team win matches in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL). Sunil Narine is a genuine all-rounder: David Hussey However, chief mentor of KKR, David Hussey, feels that Narine is a genuine all-rounder and he’s … It would be stupid if KKR decide to strip off the opening duties from Narine, according to Hussey. All Rights Reserved David Hussey and Sunil Narine NEW DELHI: Kolkata Knight Riders last won the coveted Indian Premier League title way back in 2014 under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir. 81 00:23 10 Mar 15. Pat Cummins and Varun Chakravarthy picked two wickets each. Dubai: The defeat against Chennai Super Kings has made the playoffs road tougher for Kolkata Knight Riders and mentor David Hussey is not a pleased man. KKR’s title-winning skipper Gautam Gambhir also suggested that Narine should bat down at eight or nine, with Rahul Tripathi going up the order. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have had a mediocre run in the on-going IPL 2020 so far. Though Shubman Gill has been delivering impressive performances at the top, Sunil Narine’s woeful form while opening remains a concern for the Dinesh Karthik-led side. Ahead of KKR’s opening match, KKR chief mentor David Hussey spoke about a few players who can be back-ups to Russell. The next game is against Rajasthan,” Hussey said during the post-match press conference. 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David Hussey “It’s great to welcome David Hussey and Kyle Mills to the Knight Riders family. David Hussey, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)mentor, said that the team is still breathing — and is optimistic that his side can reach the playoffs despite KKR suffering a defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). KKR's Kuldeep at top of his game for IPL 2020: Hussey Kuldeep got just four wickets from nine matches in 2019 IPL and was dropped from KKR after … For CSK, Lungi Ngidi picked 2 wickets conceding 34 runs. “In a few days’ time, we are going to recharge our batteries and come out and play free-flowing cricket. Opening the batting is probably not my strategy. … “He is a genuine all-rounder. KKR have an all new coaching set-up in former New Zealand captain McCullum as head coach, Hussey as mentor and Kyle Mills as the bowling coach. In any conditions, he is one of the best players to have. Difficult to hit the ground after 5-6 months, KKR chief mentor Hussey , Videograb But we are still breathing in the competition. Narine, who has previously provided KKR with many blistering starts, has completely failed so far on the UAE wickets. Former Australian cricketer and Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) chief mentor David Hussey said that he has enjoyed playing with Brendon McCullum and expressed excitement on working again with the KKR coach.. His remarks came after it was confirmed that the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence on September 19 in the UAE.. Under McCulum, KKR will look for combinations that can take on the bowlers, Hussey said. It is a sports website to connect you to all the latest happenings in the world of sports with news and opinion based articles from various sports. Previous social items Next social items. “A classy player, he [Morgan] will be a great ally to Karthik, maybe fielding in the ring talking to bowlers. “Every defeat is difficult. David Hussey: Andre Russell is the heartbeat of Kolkata Knight Riders (2:08) The KKR team mentor talks about Russell, Morgan, McCullum, and more (2:08) “We have put ourselves in this position by losing games. They not only need to win their last league stage game but … Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad played a knock of 72 runs, while in the end, Ravindra Jadeja played quick innings of 31 runs off just 11 balls to take the side over the line. Hussey, the former Australia all-rounder, and Mills, the former Kiwi pacer, have been named chief mentor and bowling coach respectively for the 2020 edition. Chennai Super Kings defeated KKR by six wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on Thursday 29th October following which Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for … But he’s done it so well, opening the batting for the Kolkata Knight Riders. For KKR, Nitish Rana scored 87 off 61 balls, but the rest batsmen could contribute more than 26. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) mentor David Hussey has huge hopes from his players as far as the season 13 is concerned, especially from spin-bowling all-rounder Sunil Narine who he deems as 'arguably the best T20 bowler in the world'. It has been six years since KKR lst got their hands on the trophy. We are confident that their contribution as part of the think tank of KKR, and to the KKR Academy, will be invaluable." The postponement of this year's Men's T20 World … Former Australian cricketer and chief mentor of KKR, David Hussey opined that Sunil Narise is a genuine all-rounder. From his collective vision with Brendon McCullum and David Hussey on KKR’s way forward, to Eoin Morgan’s presence in the side complementing skipper Dinesh Karthik -- Mills shares his views on a plethora of topics in this candid chat. “It’s great to welcome David Hussey and Kyle Mills to the Knight Riders family,” KKR CEO Venky Mysore said in a statement. KKR will next play Rajasthan on 1st November. Mumbai Indians qualified with 16 points in 12 matches. He’s one of the world’s best T20 bowlers or white ball bowlers throughout the world. 1; 09:37 Dream11 IPL 2020: Top Moments. Hussey was interacting with a group of KKR fans on social media - where one of them asked him about the back-up all-rounders KKR have for Russell. © Copyright 2013-2020 CricTracker Pvt Ltd, IPL 2020 set to be postponed for an indefinite period due to expected Coronavirus lockdown extension, 3 Players who won the IPL trophy with most number of teams, IPL 2020: Match 32, MI vs KKR – MI Predicted Playing XI, 5 Selection problems Mumbai Indians might face in IPL 2020. You always generally try and protect your best players. 06:30 Dream11 IPL rewind - Final Week. Kuldeep Yadav's underwhelming show let Kolkata Knight Riders down in last year's IPL, but the team's chief mentor David Hussey believes that the Indian left-arm wrist spinner is at the "top of his game" this season and will be a consistent performer.. Nitish Rana, Chris Green, Andre Russell of course, which is very handy. Share On Facebook; Share On Twitter; Copy Link; Latest Videos. The defeat against Chennai Super Kings has made the Play-offs road tougher for Kolkata Knight Riders and mentor David Hussey is not a pleased man. Excerpts: You are a part of the KKR family now as the bowling coach of a well-balanced side. Andre Russell KKR batting position: The batting position of the West Indian all-rounder has been up for discussion since IPL 2019. Sportzwiki is one of the fastest growing sports websites in India, Asia and in the world. M08: KKR vs SRH – David Hussey Interview. 00:23 Match 64 DD vs KKR – Hussey's Six. The result meant that they stayed at fifth position in the table with 12 points. 00:28 M25: SRH vs KXIP – David Hussey … Amongst the KKR bowlers, Lockie Ferguson conceded 54 runs in 4 overs while Kamlesh Nagarkoti too conceded 34 runs in three overs. Nitish Rana, Chris Green, Andre Russell of course, which is very handy. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); © Sportzwiki 2014-20. 429,332 09:37 10 Nov 20. David Hussey, the chief mentor of the Kolkata Knight Riders side in IPL 2020, has said for some players, it will be difficult to hit the ground running after 5-6 months of no cricket. “Rahul Tripathi goes up the order and Narine probably goes to bat at eight or nine,” opined Gambhir. If Andre Russell Bats 60 Balls, He May Make a Double Hundred: KKR Mentor David Hussey Russell was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of IPL 2019, … KKR are currently placed on the fifth spot with 12 points. Hussey is a former Knight Riders … David Hussey admitted that CSK played well in the match and deserved to win. 19,057; 27 Sep 20 Share. They bring a wealth of experience as professionals and are terrific individuals. Isn’t he? Opening the batting is probably not my strategy. Fortunately, we’ve got a few genuine allrounders. Kolkata Knight Riders have played 13 matches out of which they have won 6 and lost 7 thereby accumulating 12 points. David Hussey has blamed KKR having put themselves in a tricky position The KKR chief mentor still has hope for KKR to qualify for playoffs KKR lost to CSK on Thursday, October 29, by 6 wickets With their 7th loss in 13 games, Kolkata Knight Riders have officially put themselves in a tricky position and almost at the fate of NRR. 00:30 M18: RR vs KXIP – David Hussey Six. He further revealed that it’s head coach Brendon McCullum who has to make that ‘tough’ call about deciding the batting order of the side. I think they bowled and field well and then they chased the total,” he said. “Narine arguably is the best T20 bowler in the world. Get the latest news and updates from Indian Premier League, ICC World Cup 2019, Match Prediction & Fantasy cricket. Mentor David Hussey was also all-praise for England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan, and said that his experience will be of great help to the KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik. Eyeing for their third victory of the tournament, Karthik’s men are next scheduled to face MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings on 7 October at Abu Dhabi. Chennai Super Kings defeated KKR by six wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on Thursday 29th October following which Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the playoffs this season. Isn’t he? David Hussey, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)mentor, said that the team is still breathing — and is optimistic that his side can reach the playoffs despite KKR suffering a defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').onclick=function(){ window.open('http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cricket','newsnow'); }; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').style.cursor='pointer'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.textDecoration='none'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.borderBottom='0 none'; © 2013-2020 CricTracker Pvt Ltd All rights reserved. Follow SportzWiki for all cricket news, WWE News & Sports News. It was their second title after the championship win in 2012, also under Gambhir's captaincy. In four matches so far, Narine has failed to replicate his past batting exploits, scoring runs at a dismal average of 6.75 and a strike-rate of 87.09. Former Australia cricketer David Hussey, now mentoring Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), believes that Russell can become the first player to hit a double hundred in T20. But full credit to Chennai, they deserve the win. Kolkata Knight Riders chief mentor David Hussey believes England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan would become a “great ally” for KKR captain Dinesh Karthik in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. However, chief mentor of KKR, David Hussey, feels that Narine is a genuine all-rounder and he’s performed the opener’s role in the past with the franchise. 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