Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) head coach Jacques Kallis reported to media regarding the current medical conditions of star performer Chris Lynn just before their first match at home ground. Readers must be aware that Chris Lynn has injured his left shoulder in the second match against Mumbai Indians. Additionally, he was also curious to inspect towards the second match outcomes which led to the loss by 4 wickets.
According to this 41-year old cricket and coach, Lynn had gone for his regular checkups and his condition is not as bad as expected. The medical staff of KKR is working continuously for his speedy recovery. Kallis told PTI that he will be playing on the ground only when the medical team declare him fit for playing.
Meanwhile, Lynn posted a tweet on his social profile concerning disappointment on his injury.
Dear Cricket Gods, did I do something wrong?
— Chris Lynn (@lynny50) April 9, 2017
When media questioned him concerning his defeat against MI then Kallis added that his team lost the match against Mumbai Indians because of last 3 overs’ performance. There was a bit of dew on the ground which proved to be tough exam for bowlers. At that moment, the ball was getting wet and batsmen were able to pull long shots easily. Kallis added this defeat will make us learn from the mistakes and its good to experience defeat very early in this tournament.
Concerning about the sloppy fielding at crucial junctures of the match, he added that it was quite astonishing moment for him. The team that received appraisals for his awesome fielding for the past few seasons made blunders against match with Mumbai Indians. Kallis stated that its a issue and they will rectify it very soon.
Kallis’s statements showed that he is confident enough of his bowling line-up in IPL 2017. He stated that KKR have a good number of talented bowlers in team who can perform an aggressive bowling attack anytime. They have different bowlers depending on the type of wicket. It is sure that wickets are not going to play the key role just like in the previous season but they will be well-prepared with notions to give their best on ground.
At last, he ended his conversation with media stating that KXIP is one of the strongest and dangerous teams in this tournament. They are well-balanced. We have to perform our best to win this upcoming match.