IPL 2020: Knew Jasprit Bumrah Was The Right Bowler To Counter Andre Russell, Says Rohit Sharma

 IPL 2020, MI versus KKR: Jasprit Bumrah represented the fundamental excusal of Andre Russell.© BCCI/IPL 

Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma hailed quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah as the “go to guy” against a damaging batsman like Andre Russell, following triumph by an edge of eight wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Bumrah guaranteed an early re-visitation of the structure for the West Indies all-rounder, with the cricketer scoring just 12 runs off nine conveyances. The Indian pacer shook Russell with a sharp very much coordinated guard leaving him in no situation to arrange the conveyance. The ball heaved high towards the short third man district after an avoidance, with wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock finishing the catch. MI’s victory in coordinate 32 of the continuous IPL 2020 at the Sheik Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, has pushed them to the top of the focuses table.

“Krunal and Rahul also bowled to Russell, I took a chance with the ball gripping and turning, but I knew Bumrah was the go to guy against him,” said Rohit during the post-coordinate gathering while talking about his side’s procedure against the Windies cricketer.

The MI captain likewise had expressions of applause for individual opener Quinton de Kock, who crushed an unbeaten 78 runs off 44 conveyances in an innings involving nine limits and three sixes. De Kock’s innings made the pursuit even more agreeable for the Mumbai-based establishment who were given an objective of 149.


“I prefer batting with him, he’s very straightforward, likes to take on the bowler from the word go – but I usually like to assess the situation. Will let him play the way he wants to, don’t want to put any pressure on him,” included Rohit.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) posted a sum of 148 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs, after captain Eoin Morgan won the throw and selected to bat. All-rounder Pat Cummins scored his lady 50 years in the competition, gathering 53 runs off 36 conveyances with five limits and two sixes. Spinner Rahul Chahar was the pick of the bowlers for MI, representing two wickets.

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