Coulter-Nile Happy To Be Playing For The Kolkata Knight Riders; Talks About The Hard Times And The IPL 2017


Nathan Coulter-Nile, the Australian, who is a dependable bowling option for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, is finally happy to be back on his normal game. After having played a pivotal role in the team’s 4 wicket win against Delhi, the Australian bowler said that these were some of the hard years of his life and also said that getting back was tough.

Coulter-Nile Talks About His Return In Cricket After A Tough Phase

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Coulter-Nile has had some tough time in the last few months. Namely, Nile was taken to Sri Lanka, as a part of the Australian squad in August last year. However, the bowler had to spend the entire season on the bench. Getting back home, he had a stress fracture which did cost him the Big Bash League and the domestic cricket. The cricketer got back to shape only before the IPL 2017.

The player had been a part of the Delhi Daredevils team in the last year of the IPL. However, this year he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders. Although he was in th team, Trent Boult was given a [reference before him. It was only the last match that the player got a chance to play for the team. When asked about the win in his very first match in the IPL 2017, the bowler said that he was grateful for playing cricket all over again and also said that it is worth it to win in the very first match that he played for the team. The player was also named the man-of-the-match for his outstanding bowling of 3/22.

Talking about the Indian speedster in the team, Umesh Yadav, the player said that the bowler did not plan anything wrong, but it was the batsman who got away from them. It must be stated that Rishabh Pant had scored 26 runs off Umesh Yadav’s last over, before falling prey to Coulter-Nile in the next over.

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