IPL: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene has defended openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, who are battling for runs. Let us tell you that both these players have been flops in the entire league so far.
While defending Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, said
IPL 2022: Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene defended openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, who were battling to score runs, saying that he was only concerned about the form of these two. are not worried. Rohit has not yet looked in rhythm in the IPL. He could not even open the account against CSK on Thursday. He has scored only 114 runs in 7 matches so far.
The Coach Defended
Jayawardene said after the three-wicket loss at the hands of Chennai, ‘The ups and downs keep happening. Ishan batted well in the first two matches and after that, his performance declined. Rohit is hitting the ball really well. He is starting well.’ Rohit’s form is the biggest reason that Mumbai has been out of the playoff race this year as well.
Ishaan was also a flop
Like Rohit, Ishaan is also struggling to score runs, which was bought by Mumbai at a hefty price of Rs 15.25 crore. The left-handed batsman has so far scored 191 runs in seven matches. Jayawardene said, ‘When this happens and you get out early, you feel that nothing is going in your favor. I have been a batsman and that is part of it.
He lost seven matches in a row
Jayawardene further said, ‘The matter of worry is then. When they are not hitting the ball well or they lack confidence, but they are batting well both in the crease and in the nets.’ Mumbai is still waiting for their first win this season. He has lost seven matches in a row.