Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) didn’t have a great begin within the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they lost their reverse fixture against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by nine wickets.
KKR’s thriller bowler Varun Chakravarthy and all-rounder Andre Russell picked up three wickets every because the two-time champions bundled out the Challengers for a mere 92.
RCB skipper Virat Kohli had a poor outing as he may solely handle to attain 5 runs. Kohli opened the innings and received out LBW off seam bowler Prasidh Krishna.
Discussing about Kohli’s dismissal, West Indies legend Brian Lara identified the technical flaws in the best way RCB captain misplaced his wicket. Lara recalled Kohli’s dismissal from the 2019 World Cup semi-final conflict in opposition to New Zealand, stating the Delhi-lad had the same head place in opposition to KKR.
“Within the World Cup 2019 semi-final in opposition to New Zealand, LBW once more – you look his head place. The ball earlier than (vs KKR) he struck it by extra-cover – possibly the very best shot of the match. Head was on prime of the ball. The subsequent supply, his head was virtually in the identical place because the earlier ball, however the line was utterly totally different – it was coming down from center and off, angling into center and leg,” Lara informed Cricket.com.
Lara talked about that many right-handed batters face this drawback and lose their steadiness whereas getting on the entrance foot. The previous West Indies captain reckoned the batsmen want to attend a bit longer earlier than executing the shot.
“That is a matter we all know that a variety of right-handed batsmen get on the entrance foot and fall over. Simply want to attend a bit bit longer possibly, preserve a stiller head and have that steadiness so as to go down the observe, as an alternative of going in the direction of the off stump when the ball is angled in the direction of leg,” added Lara.