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Nitish Rana: Love playing under pressure

Kolkata Knight Riders cricketer Nitish Rana plays a shot during the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on April 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Dibyangshu SARKAR / —-IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE—– / GETTYOUT

By: Sarwar Alam

Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana, who bagged the Man of the Match award in their 71-run win over Delhi Daredevils last night, said he relishes the challenge of playing under pressure. “It was an important game for us since we had lost the last two. My performance is better under pressure. I love playing under pressure,” Rana said at the post-match conference. Rana held the KKR innings together with a 35-ball 59, a knock that embodied poise and panache in equal measure as his team posted a tall 200/9 before bundling out Delhi for 129 with more than five…

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