Eoin Morgan says “I just haven’t been that good” on captaincy with Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan believes a cricket captain is ultimately judged. Also, on results and admitted that he hasn’t lived up to expectations yet. While leading his franchise which is the Kolkata Knight Riders.
The World Cup-winning England captain expressed his thoughts in an interview released by KKR. Ahead of the 2nd phase of Indian Premier League 2021.
“A captain is only judged on performance, our performances haven’t been good, so I haven’t done the job that a captain needs to do,” Eoin Morgan.
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Eoin Morgan was appointed Kolkata Knight Riders captain. Also, after Dinesh Karthik renounce the duties midway through the 13th season of the Indian Premier League last year. Sadly, the franchise’s chance did not change. As the two-time champions ended their campaign in the 5th spot. Moreover, with seven wins and many defeats in 14 games.
Morgan has been beaten as one of the great white-ball leaders of the current era. He has played a major role in renovating the English white-ball system. Which eventually led to the Three Lions winning a historic maiden 50-over World Cup in 2019.
“You can talk about captaincy in the level of leadership and intricacy all day. But ultimately a captain is judged on results. I just haven’t been that good,” Eoin Morgan said.
Eoin Morgan and Kolkata Knight Riders’ struggles continued. It is during the first phase of the 14th season of the league earlier in April this year.
In the years 2012 and 2014 champions managed to win. It is just two of their first seven games. They are currently weak at the 7th spot in the Indian Premier League 2021 points table.
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