Former Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was furious with existent skipper Eoin Morgan's show arsenic the person during Match 10 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 against Royal Challengers Bangalore connected Sunday.
Morgan gave enigma spinner Varun Chakravarthy the 2nd implicit of the lucifer successful which helium picked the wickets of RCB skipper Virat Kohli (5) and Rajat Patidar (1) portion giving distant conscionable 3 runs.
But helium was taken disconnected the onslaught and did not travel connected to vessel earlier the 7th over. That is what irked Gambhir arsenic helium questioned the tactics of Morgan, who astir apt wanted to prevention Chakravarthy overs for AB de Villiers.
"That is astir apt the worse, weird benignant of captaincy I person ever seen successful my life. Someone (Varun Chakravarthy) taking 2 wickets successful his 1st implicit and past doesn't get to vessel the adjacent over. You could person really sealed the crippled successful the archetypal 6 overs.
"Had Varun Chakravarthy got his 3rd wicket oregon had helium got Glenn Maxwell retired successful the archetypal 6 overs, this crippled would person been implicit determination and then. I'm blessed an Indian skipper didn't marque that blunder due to the fact that a batch of radical would person got their daggers retired had an Indian skipper made that call.
"That is the astir ridiculous captaincy I person ever seen. I can't explicate that," Gambhir said connected Star Sports' mid-innings show.
Morgan fto RCB disconnected the hook successful the powerplay and paid the terms for it arsenic Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers powered their squad to 204 for 4 aft electing to bat archetypal astatine the MA Chidambaram Stadium, wherever 4 retired of 5 matches this play person been won by the squad batting first.
Maxwell top-scored with 78 runs disconnected 49 balls portion de Villiers remained unbeaten connected 76 disconnected conscionable 34 balls. Both batsmen deed 9 fours and 3 sixes each during their knocks.