IPL 2013: Don't feel I was missing link in KKR line-up, says Ten Doeschate

KKR rode on skipper Gautam Gambhir's 50 and a late surge by Ten Doeschate (31 off 21) to post a challenging 152 for six, and then bowled out Pune for 106 in 19.3 overs to register a convincing 46-run win here on Thursday.

updated: May 10, 2013 16:05 IST
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Playing his first game in the ongoing IPL, Ryan ten Doeschate proved to be the game-changer in Kolkata Knight Riders' win over Pune Warriors here but the batsman does not feel that he was the missing link in the line-up of his inconsistent team.

"No, I wouldn't say that. There are obviously a lot of good international players here. Like when I come in, a quality player like Ryan McLaren has to sit out. So you have got to wait your turn," he said.

"And that is probably one of the toughest things you have to do, as you have got to stay fresh and stay ready (for when your turn comes). That is the hard part about being in a group of eight or nine good overseas guys like in KKR," ten Doeschate was quoted as saying by

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