RR vs KKR: "Gautam Gambhir has been pretty solid" – Phil Salt credits KKR mentor for IPL 2024 success

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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Phil Salt spoke about the team’s campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He credited Gautam Gambhir for the franchise’s success and stated that the former Indian cricketer has been solid and urges the players. gain.

Kolkata Knight Riders have been in top form in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. They dominated the league stage of the tournament and became the first team to qualify for the league playoffs, with 9 wins to their name. and only three defeats.

One of the main reasons for their success in the league has been wicketkeeper-batsman Phil Salt. The England batsman has been tremendous with the bat in the top order as he has given his team crucial starts with his attacking mindset.

The duo of Phil Salt and Sunil Narine at the top has been magnificent and has been one of the main reasons behind Kolkata Knight Riders’ success in the league. The return of Gautam Gambhir has also helped the team a lot as being his mentor has completely changed the dynamic of the team.

Phil Salt spoke about the importance of finishing in the top 2, as well as the presence of Gautam Gambhir in the team. He also talked about comparisons of him to Chris Lynn and said that he wants to focus on his abilities. Speaking to the stations, he added:

“Finishing in the top 2) is important for us. The talk before the game today was about not giving up and showing up with the right attitude. GG (Gautam Gambhir) has been pretty solid in terms of how he wants us to play as a team. Team He stressed to us that we come here and still look for the two points.

“(Compared to Chris Lynn) I have a little more muscle mass than him. When you come to a new team, you want to come in and do well. Lynn did it for a few years here, but for me it’s been more about me and how I can improve my skills.”

Our point of difference is that we have Sunny – Phil Salt

Phil Salt also spoke about his experience playing in India. He added that he has focused on evaluating and adapting. The England batsman also spoke about his association with Sunil Narine, stating that the left-hander has been the point of difference between them. He added:

“(On IPL experience) There are a lot of different surfaces in India. But it doesn’t really vary much. I’ve been doing it at Eden Gardens, but we have some good wickets too, it’s just about assessing and adapting on the day (On the team from KKR) Our point of difference is that we have Sunny (Narine).

“It’s like playing with 13 players with his ability with bat and ball. That really frees up the rest of us to play however we want. Sunny is very calm, as am I in the middle. We know what we do well and we We remember each other. I hope we can continue like this.” He concluded.