IPL 2021: Shubman Gill announces comeback in form by smashing fifty in KKR’s intra-squad match – Kolkata Knight Riders opening batsman Shubman Gill announces comeback in form by smashing a brilliant fifty ahead of IPL 2021 phase 2. An intra-squad match was played between Nitish Rana’s XI and Ben Cutting’s XI on August 16 here at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The match was broadcasted live on KKR’s official Facebook page.
Shubman’s absolute masterclass fell just short of a 💯 in the ongoing practice match 😍
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) September 16, 2021
Eoin Morgan’s side is struggling & have very little chance to qualify for Playoffs. They are currently at No. 7 with only 2 victories to their credit in 7 matches. With 7 remaining games, KKR needs a minimum of 5 victories and will hope others in contention slip. KKR have to lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Delhi Capitals (DC), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Mumbai Indians (MI), and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the remaining 7 matches.
IPL 2021 Teams Points Table
|2||Chennai Super Kings||7||5||2||1.263||10|
|3||Royal Challengers Bangalore||7||5||2||-0.171||10|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders||7||2||5||-0.494||4|
KKR’s schedule in IPL 2021 phase 2
|KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||September 20, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Mumbai Indians||September 23, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Chennai Super Kings||September 26, 2021||3:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|KKR vs Delhi Capitals||September 28, 2021||3:30 PM||Sharjah|
|KKR vs Punjab Kings||October 1, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||October 3, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|KKR vs Rajasthan Royals||October 7, 2021||7:30 PM||Sharjah|
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) / Rajasthan Royals (RR) / Punjab Kings (PBKS) / Delhi Capitals (DC) / Mumbai Indians (MI) / Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) / Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) / Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Kolkata Knight Riders Full Squad
Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee.