Mumbai Indians‘ captain Rohit Sharma missed his side’s initial match of the IPL second leg against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Furthermore, presently, the Head Coach of the Mumbai establishment, Mahela Jayawardene has expressed that the ‘Assassin’ felt that he required some additional days to be match fit.
Adding that Sharma has been running and doing his batting drills, Mahela Jayawardene expressed that the Mumbai captain ought to be fit to take the field for the Mumbai Indians’ next match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) side that will happen on 23rd September 2021.
Aside from Rohit, even all-rounder Hardik Pandya missed the main match against the CSK side. What’s more, Mahela Jayawardene said that Pandya experienced a minor niggle during preparing, and there isn’t anything genuine with regards to his physical issue.
“Rohit was batting and doing his running, subsequent to returning from the UK, we likely felt he required additional couple of days so he ought to be fine to play the following game. Hardik was preparing, had a niggle, so safety measure and giving him additional days, yet not much,” said Mahela Jayawardene after the match.
Somebody ought to have assumed the liability and batted all through the innings for MI: Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene additionally stayed upon Mumbai’s loss in the initial challenge of the IPL second leg against the CSK side. Adding that the pitch was not doing a lot, the Mumbai Head Coach said that somebody from the Mumbai camp ought to have batted directly through the innings. Jayawardene closed by expressing that Ruturaj Gaikwad did precisely that for Chennai, and that ended up being the contrast between the different sides eventually.
“All things considered, I think the pitch was not doing a lot, truth be told, in the subsequent innings, the wicket was very acceptable. The odd one sat up a smidgen. I concur we most likely gave a few delicate excusals, we presumably required somebody to assume liability and bat through the innings which we didn’t do. That was the distinction with CSK with Ruturaj Gaikwad doing that for them,” finished up Jayawardene.