Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have twice won the Indian Premier League (IPL) title. The 13th edition of the IPL will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 and the KKR team will also be considered as a tough contender for the tournament play-offs. Former Indian cricketer and current star commentator Akash Chopra has chosen KKR’s Perfect Playing XI for IPL 2020. The team, led by Akash Chopra and Dinesh Karthik, includes Ein Morgan and Pat Cummins in the playing XI.
Akash Chopra has chosen Sunil Narine and Shubhaman Gill as the initiators. Naren has impressed a lot as an opener and is known for getting a quick start to the team. At the same time, Gill plays hard and specializes in quick runs once set. At number three, Akash Chopra has picked Nitish Rana, who is known for achieving a lot of consistency in the IPL. Captain Dinesh Karthik has been dropped by Akash Chopra at No. 4 and he has decided to field Eoin Morgan at No. 5.
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Under Morgan’s captaincy, England have excelled in limited-overs cricket. Akash Chopra has decided to keep Andre Russell at number one, while Akash Chopra has decided to keep Rinku Singh, Siddhesh Lad or Rahul Tripathi at number seven. For Russell, Chopra said, ‘I will put Andre Russell at number one, he can also come in the batting order. They should be sent to the match when there are about 40 balls left. When it comes to finishers, KKR is almost on par with Mumbai Indians.
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Then Akash Chopra has put Pat Cummins, the most expensive selling player in this IPL auction. After which he named Kuldeep Yadav in the team. The famous Krishna has asked Shivam Mavi, No. 10, Kamlesh Nagarkoti or Sandeep Warrior to make a choice on the basis of form.
Akash Chopra’s Selected Perfect Play XI: Sunil Naren, Shubhaman Gill, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (capt), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh / Siddhesh Lad / Rahul Tripathi, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Vishisht Krishna, Shivam Mavi / Kamlesh Nagarkoti / Sandip.
KKR Squad 2020: Dinesh Karthik (Capt.), Shivan Mavi, Sandeep Warrior, Kuldeep Yadav, Ein Morgan, Pat Cummins, Harry Garn, Sunil Narine, Nikhil Nayak, M Siddharth, Andre Russell, Lucky Ferguson, Famous Krishna, Shubhaman Gill, Nitish Rana, , Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Varun Chakraborty, Tom Bunton, Chris Green, Rahul Tripathi.