Dinesh Karthik has stepped down as the Kolkata Knight Riders captain, and handed over the captaincy to England's limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan.
Dinesh Karthik took this selfless decision to focus on his batting and contributing more to the team's cause.
Now, the new KKR skipper Eoin Morgan revealed what DK told him while handing over the captaincy.
"It all happened yesterday (the captaincy change), DK came to myself and head coaches. He informed that would like to step back and focus on his batting as he feels that is the best option for the team. That is extremely selfless, and takes a lot of courage," Morgan said.
He also added that it came as a surprise to him but he is delighted to take over as the KKR captain. Morgan was one of the top buys at the IPL auction and has aggregated 175 runs from seven games.