The stakes are always sky high in the IPL and after a forgettable last season for the Kolkata Knight Riders, captain Dinesh Karthik is unlikely to get another go at leadership if it all goes awry this time round.
Following a nightmarish 2019 season, KKR revamped their coaching set-up and added some key players but the Karthik remained at helm, more so because CEO Venky Mysore has faith in his captaincy.
After winning four of their first five matches in 2019, KKR lost six matches on the trot in the business end to miss the qualifiers by a whisker.
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With inputs from PTI.
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At the venue where they have been camping, Kolkata Knight Riders are hoping for a turnaround in the match against Chennai Super Kings.
Sunil Narine has been placed in the warning list and one more reporting of his action by the on-field umpires could lead to him being barred from bowling in IPL 2020.
The report was made by the on-field umpires (Ulhas Gandhe and Chris Gaffaney) according to the IPL's Suspected Illegal Bowling Action Policy. Narine will be placed on the Warning List and is permitted to continue to bowl in the tournament.