IPL 2021: Happier with my two wickets versus 87-run knock, claims Kieron Pollard
Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Kieron Pollard said that unbeaten 87 he scored against arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) “has is somewhere near the top” one of the results of match-winning knocks he’s played in his significantly more than decade-long stint in Indian Premier League (IPL).
But, despite the stroke-filled knock that included eight sixes and six boundaries, the western Indian had been “more impressed together with bowling” which fetched him two wickets for 12 runs in 2 overs.
The allrounder dismissed South African Faf du Plessis on 50 and then got rid of Suresh Raina for 2, as CSK made 218 for 4 within the allotted 20 overs. But because of Pollard’s pyrotechnics, MI reached the imposing target off the last basketball of this innings.
“All i do want to do is make my father and my family pleased,” said a difficult Pollard following the match on Saturday.
“The last couple of months have been extremely tough for me dropping a detailed individual, a dear individual my heart just who launched us to cricket. He had been here a couple of years ago within the IPL and. He got the opportunity to see united states win in 2019 and then he died. All i do want to do should continue to make him happy. Make my loved ones pleased,” said Pollard.
Asked if he was counting the sheer number of sixes he continued scoring, the West Indian stated, “No i did not. Actually, I was just seeing the scoreboard, realizing that I’d hitting sixes so that you can win the video game.”
Pollard, just who struck the quickest fifty inside edition of this IPL, using simply 17 balls, said that as a cricketer, they’re used to playing such knocks. “As a cricketer you must evolve and teams develop different plans therefore mess around the world and also you see different things they normally use. Playing worldwide cricket as well features aided regarding a confidence point of view,” stated the top hitter who had a strike rate of almost 256 on Saturday.
Published at Sun, 02 May 2021 15:17:42 +0000