‘Great news that they had runs but where do they play’: Pollock on Suryakumar, Kishan spot in IND playing XI at T20 WC | Cricket

Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan couldn’t get a hundred on Friday but the way they toyed with SRH bowlers was a delight to watch. The former South African captain has praised the two youngsters.

Mumbai Indians on Friday failed to qualify for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 playoff despite winning their last league platform match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi. They set a mammoth 236 run target and were required to limit the Sunrisers to no more than 65. MI won the game but by a difference of 42 runs as SRH posted 193/8 during the hunt.

Mumbai posted a huge total riding the impressive beats of Suryakumar Yadav and wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan. The latter opened the posts and hit a 19-ball half-century. As he scored 32-ball 84, Suryakumar tasted 82 runs off 40 deliveries.

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The duo couldn’t get a cent but the way they toyed with SRH bowlers was lovely to watch. The former South African captain has praised the two youngsters. During a conversation with Cricbuzz, the former cricketer said that Suryakumar hill is a perfect example of how to use the gaps in the setting arrangement.

“The way he went about it was very calculated. It was a great understanding of how you can handle the ball, get the ball into certain areas to draw boundaries. You don’t have to overdo it. It wasn’t bludgeoning, ”Pollock told Cricbuzz.

Pollock further opined that Mumbai made a great decision by promoting Ishan Kishan up the order as it was the most suitable position for the swashbuckling youth.

“They got the job of Ishan Kishan right too. I think he is more suited to the first six overs where he approaches the ball, if he makes a mistake, he still clears the field and can go on in his merry way, ” said Pollock.

“It’s great news for India that they’ve got runs but are there any of these two plays? Where are they playing? ”He asked further.

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Before heading to the World Cup, Team India will lock horns with England and Australia in warm-up matches. The team managers will no doubt try out different combinations to really get the idea of ​​a strong XI pitch in the main event.

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