IPL 2022 | Coming back and opening the sleeves was good, reveals Venkatesh Iyer

Kolkata Knight Riders’ opening hitter Venkatesh Iyer was brought back into the playing XI and he opened the innings against Mumbai Indians. The left-handed hitter made a statement as he gave his team a bright start which helped them in the first phase of the game against the Mumbai Indians.

Venkatesh, opening hitter for Kolkata Knight Riders Iyer was happy to be back in the team’s playing XI in their match against Bombay Indians. The left-handed hitter was at his best as he crushed the Mumbai bowlers from all parts of the field and helped them off to a great start in the first phase of the game. Iyer scored a quickfire 43 on 24 balls that included four sixes and three limits at a strike rate of 179.16.

The versatile KKR’s batting performance helped them reach 165 in their 20 overs, which turned out to be a total winner in the end. Venkatesh Iyer expressed his joy as he spoke about returning to the side after the game and scored some valuable points. “I was dropped for a few games. To come back and open the innings was good. The most important thing is that we won. That’s what feels good. Whatever you contribute, if the team wins, you naturally feel happy. Contributing to the team is important, whether I bowl, pitch or bat, you always want to contribute to the team no matter what skill you’re trying to do” , Iyer said in an interview with host broadcaster Star Sports.

The southpaw also spoke about his form in IPL 2022 and also how he intends to conduct his game. My intention is always positive and aggressive. Sometimes it goes, sometimes it doesn’t. But in T20 cricket, you always have to max out those first six overs. With the middle order we have, it’s very important for us to get off to a good start so they can contribute,” Iyer concluded.

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