Sharjah. Saying goodbye to poor form, batsman Ishan Kishan, who was the architect of Mumbai Indians’ victory by scoring an unbeaten 50 off 25 balls in the crucial match of IPL 2021 against Rajasthan Royals, said that Virat Kohli and Talking to Kieran Pollard regained his lost confidence. Ishaan, who scored just 107 runs in 8 matches before the match, was out of a few matches due to poor form. He made a comeback and scored an unbeaten half-century in 25 balls after playing 10 dot balls in his innings. Hit 5 fours and 3 sixes.
After the match, he said, ‘It feels good to be back and scoring runs. We took the right decision of fielding first, because the ball was not coming on the bat well. Talking about his return to form, he said, “Ups and downs are part of the game. I spoke to Virat bhai, Hardik bhai and Pollard, which brought back my confidence. Now we have to maintain this momentum in the next match.
There was talk of change in the World Cup team
Due to poor performance before this match, there was talk of change in the team selected for T20 World Cup. Apart from Ishan Kishan, the performance of Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya was not good. But Ishaan has reduced the pressure on the selectors by performing brilliantly in the match. However, till October 10, all the teams can make changes in the World Cup squad. Leg spinner Rahul Chahar will now be eyeing.
Mumbai made 2 changes and both were successful
Mumbai Indians made 2 changes against Rajasthan Royals and both the changes were very good for the team. Ishan Kishan was given in place of Quinton de Kock while James Neesham was given the chance in place of Krunal Pandya. Fast bowler Neesham performed brilliantly. He gave only 12 runs in 4 overs and took 3 wickets. Apart from this, fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile took 4 wickets for 14 runs in 4 overs. He also got the match of the match award.