Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Shivam Mavi mentioned that with dew on the bottom, the goal of 135 is kind of chasable on this low and gradual Sharjah floor. Opting to discipline first, Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Delhi Capitals to 135/5. Shiavm Mavi celebrates after taking the wicket of Marcus Stoinis (Image Courtesy: PTI)HIGHLIGHTSThere’s dew and the rating is chaseable, says Shivam MaviKolkata Knight Riders restricted Delhi capitals for 135 for fiveThe floor is a bit delicate, so it is tough to play right here, says Shivam MaviKolkata Knight Riders (KKR) restricted Delhi Capitals (DC) to 135 for five within the second Qualifier in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Sharjah on Wednesday.
Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Shivam Mavi feels that with dew on the bottom, the goal of 135 is kind of chasable on this low and gradual floor.“There’s dew now, It started to set in late – after the 14th over. So it is chaseable,” Mavi informed broadcasters after the primary innings.Shivam Mavi, who has bowled exceptionally effectively and conceded 27/1 in his quota of 4 overs mentioned enjoying back-to-back matches on the Sharjah floor has helped KKR bowlers to get their size proper.“We have played a couple of games here and hence we have an idea about what lengths to bowl. Bowling the right lengths is the key here,” mentioned Mavi.“The ground is a bit soft, it’s humid as well, so it’s difficult to play here,” he added.Opting to discipline, KKR bowlers produced distinctive line and size on a gradual Sharjah monitor as DC batters simply could not get any momentum for many a part of their innings.However, KKR conceded 36 runs within the final three overs to permit DC rating a preventing complete.Opener Shikhar Dhawan struggled his technique to a 39-ball 36 however could not break the shackles. Prithvi Shaw (18) appeared good in his transient keep, whereas comeback man Marcus Stoinis (18) acquired the beginning however could not capitalise.In the 18th over, Shimron Hetmyer (17) unleashed two sixes off Lockie Ferguson after getting a second lease of life, whereas Shreyas Iyer (30 not out) hit a 4 and a last-ball six within the twentieth over to take DC to a aggressive rating.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.