New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) has decided to handover the role of captaincy to England's 2019 World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan in the ongoing Indian Premiere League(IPL).

In a statement issued by the team mangement, it said," Dinesh Karthik has informed the KKR management that with a view to focus on his batting and contributing more to the team's cause, he wishes to handover the team's captaincy to Eoin Morgan.

Venky Mysore, CEO of KKR said "we are fortunate to have leaders such as DK, who has always put the team first. It takes a lot of courage for someone like him to take a decision such as this. While we were surprised by his decision, we are respectful of his wishes. We are also fortunate that Eoin Morgan, t...