David Hussey: Andre Russell is the heartbeat of Kolkata Knight Riders (2:08) The KKR team mentor talks about Russell, Morgan, McCullum, and more (2:08) Opening the batting is probably not my strategy. Mumbai Indians qualified with 16 points in 12 matches. “It’s great to welcome David Hussey and Kyle Mills to the Knight Riders family,” KKR CEO Venky Mysore said in a statement. Previous social items Next social items. 429,332 09:37 10 Nov 20. They bring a wealth of experience as professionals and are terrific individuals. Follow SportzWiki for all cricket news, WWE News & Sports News. Andre Russell KKR batting position: The batting position of the West Indian all-rounder has been up for discussion since IPL 2019. Sunil Narine is a genuine all-rounder: David Hussey However, chief mentor of KKR, David Hussey, feels that Narine is a genuine all-rounder and he’s … Dubai: The defeat against Chennai Super Kings has made the playoffs road tougher for Kolkata Knight Riders and mentor David Hussey is not a pleased man. We are confident that their contribution as part of the think tank of KKR and to the KKR Academy will be invaluable,” KKR CEO and MD Venky Mysore said in a release. It is a sports website to connect you to all the latest happenings in the world of sports with news and opinion based articles from various sports. Amongst the KKR bowlers, Lockie Ferguson conceded 54 runs in 4 overs while Kamlesh Nagarkoti too conceded 34 runs in three overs. KKR are currently placed on the fifth spot with 12 points. We are confident that their contribution as part of the think tank of KKR, and to the KKR Academy, will be invaluable." 19,057; 27 Sep 20 Share. … It would be stupid if KKR decide to strip off the opening duties from Narine, according to Hussey. Chelsea's heavy spending in transfer window has put pressure on Lampard: Jose Mourinho 114 00:30 10 Mar 15. Former Australian cricketer and chief mentor of KKR, David Hussey opined that Sunil Narise is a genuine all-rounder. But full credit to Chennai, they deserve the win. It has been six years since KKR lst got their hands on the trophy. From his collective vision with Brendon McCullum and David Hussey on KKR’s way forward, to Eoin Morgan’s presence in the side complementing skipper Dinesh Karthik -- Mills shares his views on a plethora of topics in this candid chat. Nitish Rana, Chris Green, Andre Russell of course, which is very handy. “Narine arguably is the best T20 bowler in the world. David Hussey “It’s great to welcome David Hussey and Kyle Mills to the Knight Riders family. Share On Facebook; Share On Twitter; Copy Link; Latest Videos. Kuldeep Yadav at top of his game, won’t face any confidence issues: David Hussey Kuldeep Yadav got just four wickets from nine matches in 2019 and was dropped from KKR after logging an average of 71.50 and an economy rate of 8.66. The result meant that they stayed at fifth position in the table with 12 points. Chennai Super Kings defeated KKR by six wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on Thursday 29th October following which Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the playoffs this season. Though Shubman Gill has been delivering impressive performances at the top, Sunil Narine’s woeful form while opening remains a concern for the Dinesh Karthik-led side. David Hussey, the chief mentor of the Kolkata Knight Riders side in IPL 2020, has said for some players, it will be difficult to hit the ground running after 5-6 months of no cricket. © Copyright 2013-2020 CricTracker Pvt Ltd, IPL 2020 set to be postponed for an indefinite period due to expected Coronavirus lockdown extension, 3 Players who won the IPL trophy with most number of teams, IPL 2020: Match 32, MI vs KKR – MI Predicted Playing XI, 5 Selection problems Mumbai Indians might face in IPL 2020. With two wins and two defeats in their first four matches, the Kolkata-based franchise is currently placed fourth in the points table. Hussey was interacting with a group of KKR fans on social media - where one of them asked him about the back-up all-rounders KKR have for Russell. He’s one of the world’s best T20 bowlers or white ball bowlers throughout the world. Under McCulum, KKR will look for combinations that can take on the bowlers, Hussey said. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have had a mediocre run in the on-going IPL 2020 so far. “He is a genuine all-rounder. The next game is against Rajasthan,” Hussey said during the post-match press conference.