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IPL 7: It's a hard pill to swallow. I have not seen this kind of cricket: Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi:  KKR has become the team in the seventh edition of IPL that snatches defeat from the jaws of victory and this trend is not at all going well with the team skipper Gautam

India TV Sports Desk [ Updated: May 06, 2014 14:35 IST ]
ipl 7 it s a hard pill to swallow. i have not seen this
ipl 7 it s a hard pill to swallow. i have not seen this kind of cricket gautam gambhir

New Delhi:  KKR has become the team in the seventh edition of IPL that snatches defeat from the jaws of victory and this trend is not at all going well with the team skipper Gautam Gambhir. After providing a solid opening

partnership with Uthappa his side lost six wickets within a space of two ru

A upset and  miffed Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir described his side's 10-run loss to Rajasthan Royals in their IPL match as something which he has never seen on a cricket field.

Chasing a victory target of 171, KKR were sailing along at 121 for no loss with Gambhir (54) and Robin Uthappa (65) cruising before losing an incredible six wickets for the addition of just two runs in a space of nine deliveries, which led to the disappointing loss.

"We have to move on. We still have eight games left. We still need to work on bowling as apart from Sunil Narine and Shakib Al Hasan, others need to take the responsibility," he said.

Rajasthan captain Shane Watson praised hat-trick man Pravin Tambe for his fine bowling show.

"It was a nice way to close out a game. That's what we talk about in our team set up.

Asked about his three-wicket burst in the same over - 15th - which opened the floodgates for his side, Watson said, "Definitely, few things went my way in that over.

 

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