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Gambhir was always aggressive as a captain: KKR’s Cummins

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 5 (ANI): Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins beloved the aggression with which Gautam Gambhir led the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to their second Indian Premier League (IPL) title win in 2014.

Under Gambhir’s management, KKR gained the IPL in 2012 and 2014, defeating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Punjab Kings (previously KXIP) within the finals respectively.

Cummins, who performed his first IPL in 2014, mentioned he loved enjoying beneath Gambhir’s captainship. The KKR pacer on his Instagram story additionally mentioned that his favorite second in IPL was successful the title in 2014.

“Favourite moment was my first IPL in 2014 with Kolkata winning the title and then going to next day and see hundreds of thousands of fans on street going crazy,” mentioned Cummins on his Instagram story.

“Enjoyed playing under GG (Gautam Gambhir) he was always really aggressive as a captain which I loved,” he added.

When a fan requested which bowler does Cummins likes to look at, the Australian pacer replied,” I like watching Bumrah bowl and in KKR youngster Kamlesh Nagarkotti.”Last week, KKR signed up Gurkeerat Singh Mann as a alternative for batsman Rinku Singh, who shall be unavailable for the whole IPL 2021 season attributable to a knee damage.

KKR have acquired Gurkeerat at his base worth of Rs 50 lakhs. The IPL 2021 shall be Gurkeerat’s eighth IPL season.

The cash-rich league will start on April 9 with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians locking horns within the match opener. KKR will play their first recreation on April 11 in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad. (ANI)

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