Dinesh Karthik hands over KKR captaincy to Eoin Morgan

Dinesh Karthik has decided to handover the Kolkata Knight Riders captaincy to England's limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan, the franchise announced on their official website on Friday.

According to the website, Dinesh made the decision to focus on his batting and "contributing more to the team's cause".

The KKR management thanked Karthik for his contributions as captain "over the past two and a half years" and wished Morgan the best going forward.