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KKR skipper comes out to bat for Pat Cummins

Posted On: 24 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Cricket365

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik has defended Australia paceman Pat Cummins after the quick's performance in KKR's defeat to Mumbai Indians earlier this week.
Cummins was thrust into the team just hours after clearing his quarantine period and failed to live up to the expectations of some in the match.
Karthik defends Cummins
Rohit Sharma treated Cummins with disdain, and the Aussie went for 49 runs in three overs as Mumbai powered to 195.
Karthik feels that criticism of Cummins has been overly harsh and backed the most expensive player at the last IPL auction to come good.
“It is very unfair to judge him right now,” Karthik said on Wednesday night.
“He is just off quarantine; he got permission to come and play the match itself at 15:30 - 16:00. We are just happy to have him, and I don't think this is a game where we need to judge him at all.
“Just the fact that he is a world champion bowler, from whatever I have heard and seen he is one of the best going around in the world,” he said....

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