Suryakumar Yadav Shines For MI Against RR In IPL 2020
Rajasthan Royals went against Mumbai Indians in what was expected to be a thrilling encounter of IPL 2020. Rajasthan had beaten Mumbai in their last 4 matches out of the 5 games played. However, Mumbai was looking in form against a Rajasthan who had lost their last two matches. Mumbai went to bat first and this time it was a young lad who stepped up. Suryakumar Yadav played a mind-blowing inning where he batted acrobatically and with technique to score an unbeaten 79. Eventually, Mumbai ended up with a score of 193 which would have been an uphill task for any team.
Poor Batting Costs RR Their Match Against MI In IPL 2020
Rajasthan’s batting was exposed in their last two matches where the entire batting collapsed after the first three went back early. In this match as well, Smith and Samson went back within no time and only Butler was left to play the game for the Royals. However, everyone around him went back cheaply and he hit a brave 70 but in vain. Jasprit Bumrah shined with the ball as he took 4 wickets. He also got support from other bowlers like Pattinson and Boult.
Rohit Sharma Showers Praises On Suryakumar Yadav
Rohit Sharma is very happy with how members of his team are stepping up and playing well for the team. He praised Suryakumar for his knock and felt his shot selection was special. Rohit said, “It (a big knock) was coming, I spoke to him (Surya) before the game as well. He was batting really well all these games. He got off to a good start and it was just about making sure, you know, that the shot-making sometimes can be very very important and today his shot-making was perfect. We wanted him to bat till the end because of those innovative shots that he has, it was quite handy towards the end.”
Steve Smith Blames Top Order Collapse For Loss Against MI In IPL 2020
Steve Smith knows his top-order needs to hold the game for his team. He said, “Obviously, losing wickets early does not help us. We haven’t been able to get off to a good start in the last three games. So outside of Jos (Buttler) and Jofra (Archer) in the end there, we have got to do a bit of work with our batting.”