Australia and Kolkata Knight Riders’’ senior pacer Pat Cummins has waxed lyrical concerning the younger quick bowler from his franchise, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Nagarkoti was one of many star performers for India on the 2018 U19 World Cup. He performed 5 IPL video games final season, claiming ten wickets.
In an Insta story posted on KKR’s official Instagram deal with, Pat Cummins, who was bought by the franchise for INR 15.5 crore final yr, talked about his favorite quick bowler:
“I like watching (Jasprit) Bumrah bowl. And this teenager from KKR Kamlesh Nagarkoti, he is superb.”
Requested to call his favorite IPL second, Pat Cummins stated that it was his first IPL season in 2014. Elaborating on the identical, he added:
“It was my first IPL in 2014. With Kolkata successful the title after which going to Eden Gardens the following day. To see a packed home, tons of and hundreds of followers on the streets was fairly loopy.”
Pat Cummins had a median IPL 2020 season, going wicketless in a variety of video games. He discovered some type in the direction of the second half of the marketing campaign, ending with 12 wickets in 14 video games at a strike price of 26 and an financial system price of seven.86.
The Australian speedster has solely featured in 30 IPL video games to this point, choosing up 29 wickets with a better of 4 for 34.
Use Pat Cummins as a strike bowler on the high: Aakash Chopra
Former India participant Aakash Chopra has opined that KKR should use Pat Cummins as a strike bowler on the high in IPL 2021 relatively than save his overs for the dying.
Throughout a dialogue on Star Sports activities, Chopra stated about Pat Cummins:
“He isn’t your gun dying bowler, in order that admission is vital to start with that regardless that we’ve paid him Rs 15.5 crores and by his personal admission the ball would not begin swinging much more as a result of you’ve been paid that type of sum. So his job is to only make the brand new ball speak, take a few wickets on the high and break the again of the opposition’s batting within the first six overs.”
KKR open their IPL 2021 marketing campaign in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 11.