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Streak hints at Johnson return against Sunrisers

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

coach today indicated bringing in changes in their playing eleven in their upcoming match against after they failed to defend 203 against

According to Streak, veteran Australian pacer has recovered from a niggle and may be included in their second match at home on April 14.

"missed out and was rested with a slight niggle. Hopefully he will be back for the next game that will add a bit of strength," Streak told reporters on the sidelines of their practice session that was curtailed by evening showers.

"It was a tough performance (against CSK), we got to learn from those mistakes. We have to make sure we come back strongly here," he added.

new gave the tough task to defend 17 runs against CSK in Chennai and that ended in a disaster.

Streak said his team has options available but it remains to be seen whether KKR drops in the next match. They have Under-19 winning pace duo of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi warming the dug-out.

"His (Vinay Kumar's) plan was okay but if you don't execute at this level people are going to hit you. Especially at his pace, he's got to be on the money. If you're at 125-130, the margin of errors are little, your accuracy and execution has to be spot on," said the former

"We have got some options available to us and we will have to look at it. But that doesn't necessarily mean we will change. It might be more changing the combination of how we use guys or we might go for a team change," he said without revealing their plans.

Streak also said the dropping of on nine by at mid-off proved to be costly as the Englishman set up the chase with his 23 ball 56 runs.

"The biggest thing for us was execution of our plans. In the middle, our spinners bowled really well but we went in for too many runs in the Powerplay which was hard to pull back," said the coach.

"We had a couple of costly drop catches. We also did not bowl to our best. We just need to put our collective performance in our next game," he said.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:15 IST
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