IPL 2021: Will KKR replace captain Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? Morgan’s record as captain and player in The Hundred a big concern

IPL 2021: Will KKR replace Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? Morgan's record as captain and player in The Hundred a big concern
IPL 2021: Will KKR replace Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? Morgan's record as captain and player in The Hundred a big concern

IPL 2021 Phase 2: Will KKR replace captain Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? With just a few weeks left for the IPL 2021 Phase 2 in UAE, KKR are facing a big headache. The current form of skipper Eoin Morgan in The Hundred is terrible. He has managed just 85 runs in last 6 matches and managed just a single win out of the equal number of games. The struggles that he faced during IPL India leg have continued to haunt him once again. Now, it will interesting to see if KKR will go ahead with Dinesh Karthik ahead of Eoin Morgan in IPL.

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IPL 2021 Phase 2: Will KKR replace Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? Morgan’s record as captain and player in The Hundred a big concern

Eoin Morgan has managed just 85 runs in 6 matches (5 inns( for London Spirits in The Hundred.

RECENT MATCHES – EOIN MORGAN

MATCH BAT DATE GROUND FORMAT
Spirit vs Originals 22* 10-Aug-2021 Manchester T20
Spirit vs Supercharger 27 03-Aug-2021 Lord’s T20
Spirit vs Brave 5 01-Aug-2021 Lord’s T20
Spirit vs Rockets 18 29-Jul-2021 Lord’s T20
Spirit vs Invincibles 25-Jul-2021 Lord’s T20
Spirit vs Phoenix 13 23-Jul-2021 Birmingham T20

 

IPL 2021 Phase 2: Notably, Eoin Morgan had scored just 92 runs in 7 matches for KKR in IPL India edition. He needs to pull up his shocks ahead of Phase 2 in UAE if KKR are to do well in the remaining fixtures.

Batting and Fielding Mat No Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST
Career 73 10 1364 68* 24.35 1,089 125.25 0 5 111 62 33 0
2021 7 1 92 47* 15.33 82 112.19 0 0 7 4 6 0

 

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IPL 2021 Phase 2: KKR are currently sitting at the second bottom of the IPL Points Table. They have won just a couple of matches out of 7 fixtures. They need to win at least 5 matches out of the remaining 7 matches to enter the playoffs.

Eoin Morgan has one of the worst success rates as IPL captain among current skippers in IPL. He has won 4 out of 14 matches which includes a tie. His win percentage stands at 32.14.

On the other hand, Dinesh Karthik has a slightly improved win percentage in IPL. He has won 21 out of 42 matches at a win percentage of 50 per cent. When it comes to batting, Karthik has scored 123 runs in 7 innings.

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IPL 2021: Will KKR replace Eoin Morgan with Dinesh Karthik? Morgan’s record as captain and player in The Hundred a big concern

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