Delhi Capitals suffered their first defeat in the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday. KKR registered a thrilling three-wicket win, the match saw a heated argument between KKR captain Eoin Morgan and Delhi Capitals senior spinner R Ashwin, with KKR wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik being interrupted for the middle. Had to jump After the match, Karthik told the whole story as to why there was a confrontation between Morgan and Ashwin.
KKR beat Delhi by three wickets in a low-scoring match but trouble started when KKR fielder Rahul Tripathi threw a throw and the ball went away after hitting Delhi captain Rishabh Pant. Ashwin then wanted to steal the extra run. Karthik revealed that his captain Morgan felt it was not in the spirit of the game and told him this when Ashwin was dismissed off Tim Southee’s delivery.
An angry Ashwin, who was leaving the field, then stopped and was seen approaching the KKR captain. Karthik then came between the two and urged his Tamil Nadu teammate to leave the field. Karthik said after the three-wicket win against Delhi Capitals, ‘I know that when Rahul Tripathi threw and the ball went away from Rishabh Pant’s body, Ashwin asked for a run and he started taking runs. .’
He said, ‘I don’t think Morgan liked it. I think he expects that if the ball hits the batsman or the bat, he will not take runs in the spirit of the game. It is a very interesting topic, I have my own point of view on it. “But for the time being I will just say that I am glad that I played a role in pacifying the matter and things are fine now,” Karthik said.