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After the regulation 20-overs-a-facet affair resulted in a tie, Jasprit Bumrah conceded simply 5 runs within the first Super Over and MI appeared set for a snug victory. However, Mohammad Shami turned the tide and took the sport into one other Super Over after proscribing Mumbai to 5 runs as nicely.
In the second Super Over, Mumbai scored 11 runs, and on the final ball, Kieron Pollard went for an enormous hit, however Agarwal saved an apparent six by leaping proper on the edge of the boundary and throwing the ball again inside earlier than his ft touched the bottom.
Rhodes mentioned that the gamers had spent lots of time practising comparable stuff on the boundary ropes.
The fielding requirements have been prime-notch on this #IPL2020. This unimaginable cease by Mayank Agarwal is an affidavit… https://t.co/9MsD3tZ6Gb
— Parimal Nathwani (@mpparimal) 1603098612000
“Yeah, fantastic stuff. I think we’ve spoken about how fielding is, especially defending (at) the boundary when you have got a guy like Pollard at the crease. You know the ball is gonna come in the air at pace, so great work from Mayank,” mentioned Rhodes in a video posted on KXIP Twitter.
“It’s something that we practised. I mean we spent a lot of time with the boundary rope in getting the guys catching the ball, bouncing it back. It’s become a special skill and great to see under pressure the boys stay calm. It always makes you feel good,” he added.
[email protected] on that @mayankcricket’s 🔥 save! ⬇️#SaddaPunjab #IPL2020 #KXIP #MIvKXIP https://t.co/sZSVvIZ5YS
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) 1603087201000
Arshdeep was backing up. It’s a pity that we could not full the catch. We may have saved 2 further runs however hey, I’m the fielding coach, so I’m a bit of bit fussy, however nice effort.” Rhodes signed off.
After the win towards Mumbai on Sunday, KXIP at the moment are at sixth spot with six factors in 9 video games and can subsequent tackle Delhi Capitals on the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
On the opposite hand, defending champions MI are at second spot with 12 factors, two factors quick of leaders Delhi, and can subsequent face Chennai Super Kings on Friday.