Raipur: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss has come down heavily on his batsmen, saying their failure to post decent totals in the ongoing season of Pepsi IPL has put the bowlers and fielders under a lot of pressure.
Defending champions KKR lost their seventh match out of 10 games in the IPL 6 as they went down to Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday in a low-scoring affair at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.
Batting has not been very good in most of the innings. Low totals put a lot of pressure on bowlers and fielders, "Bayliss said at the post-match press conference Wednesday night.
Stressing on the need to improve the team's batting, Bayliss said, "We would try to get back the best players in the top order. We also need to give confidence to the middle order so that the team can score 150 plus, a competitive total in the game."...more
01:37 PM, May 02, 2013
Chennai: They may not have won the match on Sunday but the way they fought and pushed Chennai Super Kings to the limit, Kolkata Knight Riders have every reason to feel proud of their performance, coach Trevor Bayliss said. Chasing 201 to win, Kolkata managed 186 for 4 as Manvinder Bisla batted superbly, scoring 92 runs. "I must say that we were fantastic in the run chase. Sometimes it happens...
12:17 AM, Apr 29, 2013