IPL 2021: Shahbaz Ahmed has proved himself together with performance, says Mohammad Siraj
Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Mohammad Siraj seems that spin bowling all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed features warranted his selection when you look at the playing eleven, following a match-winning performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad within the IPL here.
Ahmed picked up three wickets in an over to stage an amazing recovery for RCB on Wednesday evening because the group defended 149 for eight for the second victory in as many games.
Ahmed also arrived to bat at number 3 in front of Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers, an expression Virat Kohli’s trust in the capability of the left-hander.
“Both Shahbaz Ahmed and Rajat Patidar (who played the very last online game as Devdutt Padikkal was unavailable) have now been brilliant in rehearse games,” Siraj said within the post-match press seminar.
“Shahbaz, as an all-rounder, provides that extra option along with his left-arm spin. The wicket had been slow and turning in addition. Shahbaz Ahmed installed engrossed because of this game and performed the job for people,” he included.
Ahmed removed the right-handers in Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Abdul Samad within the seventeenth up to change the course of the game.
“We had overs kept of Washington Sundar also. But Virat bhai thought with two right-handers at crease, a left-arm spinner could be brought.
“He developed a chance with Manish Pandey inside the very first over, and that’s why he bowled another, and that changed the overall game for people,” stated Siraj.
The pacer himself was also impressive, conceding only 25 runs in his four overs and took two wickets.
“I just attempt to swing the ball aided by the new ball. I obtained swing initial baseball and I thought to do more of that to get a few wickets.
“The dew aspect is also here and now we need overcome that. I always make an effort to strike back of length and allow batsmen make error,” he included.
Published at Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:07:22 +0000