New Delhi. India had to face defeat by 7 wickets in the first T20 match played against South Africa. Batting first, India scored 211 runs. Chasing the target of 212 runs, South Africa’s team achieved the target by losing 3 wickets. India may have lost this match, but they got some positive things. The biggest thing, in this match, 23-year-old batsman Ishan Kishan batted with a bang. Seeing his batting, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir was very impressed. During this, he told why Ishan Kishan sold the most expensive in IPL 2022?
Talking to Star Sports, Gautam Gambhir praised Ishaan Kishan fiercely. Gambhir called him a dangerous batsman. During the conversation, he said, ‘He is a dangerous batsman. Perhaps this was the reason why Mumbai Indians bought him in IPL 2022 at such a great price. This tells you that you have come after playing 14 consecutive T20 matches on a good pitch. Ishan Kishan batted in the same style. Ishaan was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore in the IPL 2022 auction.
During the conversation, Gautam Gambhir said, ‘The best thing that I saw in Ishan Kishan was that maybe some other player would have been there, when he had taken 20 runs in one over, he would take a single and take a chance in the next over. thinks about. But Ishaan wanted to convert those 20 runs into 26. This is the kind of batting you want to see in T20 cricket. This is called selfless batting.
In this series, it was being said about the top batsmen of Team India that they might not be able to score that many runs in the powerplay. But Ishaan Kishan responded in a different way. In the first T20 match, India’s new opening pair added 51 runs without losing a wicket in the powerplay. Ishan Kishan was dismissed after scoring 76 runs in 48 balls. During this, he increased the run speed rapidly. He hit 11 fours and three sixes in his innings. It was his miracle, due to which India managed to score 211 runs for 4 wickets.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2022, 16:53 IST