Chennai: After beating the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team by 10 points in the Indian Premier League (IPL) game, standing on the verge of victory, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said that considering the way he was hitting, it was a great comeback.
KKR needed 31 runs in the last 5 overs.
The Mumbai Indians were all set for 152, batting first. Chasing the target, KKR scored 122 points for four wickets in 15 overs. KKR only needed 31 points to win in the last five overs, but bowlers in Mumbai allowed them to score just 20 points.
Rohit said a big comeback
Rohit said after the game: “ Depending on the situation he was in (KKR) at the time of the strike, according to that it’s a comeback. Anyone who came for the bowling wanted to contribute to the team. Rohit said: “This game will give us a lot of confidence. There have been many positive things. KKR hit well in the first six overs, but after the power play Rahul Chahar got us back by taking important wickets. Krunal also played well even afterwards.
Praises of Sunkumar Yadav
Rohit attributed the win to the bowlers and said, “ To be honest I can congratulate all the bowlers. It’s good for the team. He praised Suryakumar Yadav for his brilliant batting on difficult ground and said the team will have to find a way to score points in the last one.
“ We should have scored 15-20 more ”
Rohit said: “ This is the second time in a row that we couldn’t score points in the last over. We should have scored 15-20 more. We have to find a way to deal with it. Suryakumar continued the pace that was shown with the Indian team. He plays without fear. His big bang doesn’t indicate he’s taking a risk.