The playoff race in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has become difficult for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) following their loss to Chennai Super Kings and their mentor David Hussey is unhappy.
KKR bowlers failed to defend the score of 172 runs. Chennai won the match played on Thursday by six wickets. This result means that KKR remains in fifth position with 12 points. Now he will need to win his last match in the league as well as favorable results in the rest of the matches.
Hussey said at the press conference after the match, ‘We are ourselves responsible for this situation. We lost the matches but still our hopes in the competition remain.
He said, ‘We should prepare ourselves again and play cricket freely. Nobody knows what will happen. Results can go in our favor and we can reach the playoffs. ‘
Hussey said that Chennai Super Kings played well and praised Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad for their excellent batting. He said, “Every defeat is difficult but full credit goes to Chennai. They were entitled to victory. He bowled well and fielding and then achieved the target.
Hussey said, ‘I believe 175 was a good score. Full credit goes to Chennai. The second wicket partnership between Rayudu and the young batsman from Maharashtra (Gaikwad) played a key role in his victory.