‘Mom still in hospital…’: KKR Star says he left to join team after IPL 2024 final | cricgen.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz said his mother is still recovering in the hospital. Gurbaz smashed 23 off 14 balls at a strike rate of 164.29 in KKR’s match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 Qualifier 1 at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday.

Speaking at the post-match press conference, Gurbaz said that he returned from Afghanistan because KKR needed him in the playing eleven as a replacement for Philip Salt. The 22-year

-old added that his mother was satisfied with his performance in the tournament.

“My mom is still recovering in the hospital, I talk to her every day. But I knew my KKR family needed me here when Phil Salt left. So I’m back from Afghanistan and I’m glad to be here. My mother is also happy for me,” Gurbaz said.”My mother is still recovering in the hospital, I talk to her every day.

But I knew my KKR family needed me here when Phil Salt left. So I’m back from Afghanistan and I’m glad to be here. My mother is happy for me too”- Rahmanullah Gurbaz (When KKR beat SRH to qualify…Earlier, the right-handed batsman was absent from KKR’s matches this season due to the success of Salt and Sunil Narine above . of the order and the playoffs for the Hyderabad-based franchise was his first match in IPL 2024.

MatchSummary Sunrisers Hyderabad elected to bat first in Mitchell Starc’s incredible power spell with Rahul Tripathi’s 62 runs (55 off 35 balls, seven fours and threes).fours and sixes at times helped SRH cross the 100 mark but the run mark fell to Sunrisers as the bowlers managed to keep the pressure on KKR.

A late cameo from skipper Mitchell Starc (30 off 24 balls, with two fours and two sixes) lifted SRH to 159 in 19.3 overs.Starc was the pick of the bowlers for KKR, taking 3/34 in four games, once again impressing on big stages.

Varun Chakravarthy also took 2/26 from four overs. Vaibhav Arora, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Vaibhav Arora got a wicket each.In the 160-run stand, a good platform was provided by a 44-run partnership between opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz (23 off 14 with two fours and two sixes) and Sunil Narine (21 off 16 balls with four boundaries). For KKR. .

Half-century strikes by skipper Shreyas Iyer (58* off 24 balls with five fours and four sixes) and Venkatesh Iyer (51* off 28 balls with five fours and four sixes) made a mockery of SRH’s bowling and running.

won the game by eight wickets, with 38 balls to spare.With this win, KKR earned a direct spot in the final, while SRH has one more shot at the title match and will play the winner of the knockout match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals in the second qualifier. (RR). will take place on Wednesday. of.

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