Never lost confidence in the abilities of Ishan Kishan: Rohit Sharma


Sharjah, October 6 Mumbai Ind skipper Rohit Sharma said after the big win over the Rajasthan Royals that he never lost confidence in youngster Ishan Kishan’s abilities, even when the youngster reached a streak of bad scores and had to be dropped for a few games. , saying “he’s a solid guy”.

On Tuesday, October 5, Ishan, who is part of India’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup due to start later this month in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, beat an unbeaten half-century as Mumbai Ind kept his hopes in the tournament. , defeating Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets in a low scoring match.

A jubilant Rohit Sharma, who hit a 22-ball from 13, as he helped the team to victory with Ishan Kishan with a 70-ball lead, said: “The two points were very crucial for us.

“We had to come here and do what we had to do. The colon was very crucial for us. Once we knocked them out (Rajasthan Royals) for 90, we had a chance to finish it early. grab the game. We had to come out and hit freely. We started well, with 14-15 points in the first round and we were lucky to get the number of points in order. It was a perfect game for us “, Rohit added.

“Ishan was playing after a few games. I was there to take risks. We know his abilities. We wanted him to spend time and that is exactly what he did. We enjoyed the pep talk from Jimmy (James Neesham) before the game. If he wants to make another one, I’ll be happy. He’s a solid guy and he keeps the vibe lively. You need discussions like these and get them all moving. guys after that.

“When you’re under the radar you have to get the job done. All the bowlers came together and did it for us. I think in this tournament any team is capable of beating anyone. KKR play before us and we’ll know exactly what to do, ”Rohit added.

Nathan Coulter-Nile, the player of the match for his best IPL performance with 4/14, also shared his thoughts on the match.

“I just tried to keep it simple. It was a tough wicket to beat. I just tried to change the pace a bit. It was sticking a bit. I’m not restless when I bowling. world class bowlers on our side and I hope they can pick more and my job is easier. ”

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