KKR vs SRH, IPL 2022: ‘Don’t play spinning legs well…’: Ex-India striker points out flaw in Shreyas Iyer’s striker | Cricket News


IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer has struggled with leg spin this season.© BCCI/IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Shreyas Iyer has been in decent form in the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. In 12 games, Iyer scored 336 carries at an average of 30.5, including two 50s. However, former India striker Mohammad Kaif has named one area Shreyas needs to work on. Although he called it a “special batter”, Kaif said Iyer struggled with leg spinners, adding that the latter was constantly fired while trying to play aggressive shots.

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“Shreyas has a weakness though. He doesn’t play well with the legs and tends to get tricked by the leg spin and runaway. It’s surprising to see an Indian hitter constantly struggling with the leg spin,” Kaif said. while speaking. on Star Sports live.

“He was also dismissed by foot players on several occasions during this season. Be it Ravi Bishnoi or Rahul Chahar or Kuldeep Yadav, everyone troubled him but he never looks to see their overs through “Instead, he continues to play attackers. I think there are a lot of improvements needed in that department. But at the same time, there are several qualities in Shreyas that make him a special hitter,” he added.

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Iyer’s form will be key for KKR as they aim for the playoffs. They haven’t been consistent so far in IPL 2022.


The two-time champions are eighth in the points table with 10 points from 12 outings.

KKR will now face SunRisers Hyderabad later on Saturday, before completing their group stage campaign against Lucknow Super Giants.



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