GT vs KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders gave Mandeep Singh a chance in the first two matches but he did not go and that is why N Jagadishan has now got a chance.
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Ahmedabad: The team of Kolkata Knight Riders could not make a good start to the IPL-2023. This team was defeated in their first match but then won in the second match. In both the matches, the team had to face a disappointment. Mandeep Singh Didn’t play in a single match. Captain Nitish Rana has dropped Mandeep in the third match of Kolkata on Sunday. He has given a chance to a player who has scored five centuries in five consecutive ODIs. My name is N Jagadishan.
Jagadishan was part of the Chennai Super Kings captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni last year. He played two matches last season and scored 39 runs. Earlier, Dhoni had played five IPL matches in 2020 and scored only 33 runs.
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created a ruckus in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Chennai had released him before this season. This batsman, who played for Tamil Nadu, rocked again in the domestic season. He scored five consecutive centuries in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, including a double century. He also scored a century in 77 balls against Hyderabad. He scored 277 runs against Arunachal Pradesh. He played innings of 114, 107, 168, 128 and 277 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. That is, he scored a total of 794 runs in five innings.
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Kolkata will hope that Jagdishan shows the same kind of game as he showed in Vijay Hazare Trophy and rained runs. Kolkata’s batting is not very strong anyway and Jagdishan will be expected to improve the team’s batting.
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Kolkata must win
Kolkata’s bowling is very strong. He proved this in the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. But Kolkata’s batting is weak. In such a situation, this match will not be easy for him and victory will also be there. Kolkata desperately needs a win so that its confidence remains.