Suryakumar Yadav. (BCCI/IPL Photo)
CHENNAI: Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav is not too frightened concerning the workforce’s misfiring center-order and mentioned it is simply a matter of one game and it can make a robust comeback.
MI’s center-order, comprising arduous-hitting batsmen like Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, his brother Krunal, has not been in a position to carry out to its potential within the Chennai leg of the T20 match.
While skipper Rohit Sharma (63) prime-scored, the center-order as soon as once more did not ship on Friday evening as Mumbai slumped to 131 for six, a rating simply chased down by Punjab Kings with 9 wickets to spare.
Suryakumar, nonetheless, mentioned efficiency of the center-order was “not really” a trigger of concern for the workforce.
“…they have been working really hard in the nets, every-day, every practice session, it is just a matter of one game, I feel, that we will be coming back into the games,” he mentioned in a digital press convention.
“Everyone is trying to take that responsibility in every game, it is just that it is not working, it happens in this sport, but I am sure they will come back really stronger.”
Five-time champions Mumbai Indians have performed 5 matches on the MA Chidambaram Stadium, profitable two and shedding three video games.
“Conditions are little-different here, but we are trying to play ourselves on such wickets in the practice,” mentioned Suryakumar, who made a 27-ball 33 towards Punjab.
“We have faced this situation before and come back really stronger, so I feel we will come back really stronger, we fire in one game and then there is no looking back.”
Mumbai is scheduled to play their subsequent 4 matches in Delhi, starting with the conflict towards Rajasthan Royals on April 29.
“One phase is completely over, it is time for the next phase and I am sure 100 per cent, that we will start the next phase really strong and come back into the tournament really hard,” Suryakumar mentioned.
Punjab Kings leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who returned with figures of two for 21, mentioned the Chepauk monitor was supporting the spinners and he appeared to bowl wicket to wicket.
“… as the ball pitched outside was easy to be hit, so my plan was to ball as many balls stump to stump,” mentioned Bishnoi.
The 20-yr-outdated mentioned skipper KL Rahul has requested him to work on a few issues.
“The one two things (which I needed to work on) was that I should be bowling more consistently, and he backed me that if you work more on your bowling, it would be good. He said you will get the opportunity, wait, and I did that,” he mentioned.
“If you deliver in difficult situations, when you get to bat or ball, then it is good for you and the management’s faith increases.”
Punjab takes on Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday.