MI vs RCB: Suryakumar Yadav has burning want to don India blue, says Kieron Pollard | Cricket Information

ABU DHABI: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard was effusive in his reward for Suryakumar Yadav, who made fairly an announcement with a match-winning IPL knock after being ignored for nationwide responsibility, and mentioned the batsman is pushed by a “burning want” to don the India blue.
After limiting Royal Challengers Bangalore to 164/6, courtesy efficient demise bowling led by lead pacer Jasprit Bumrah (3/14), Mumbai Indians rode on a blistering unbeaten 79 off 43 balls by Yadav to chase down the goal and report a five-wicket win on Wednesday night time right here.

“It (Yadav’s innings) was very, very useful. We all the time spoke about one of many prime three batters, or prime 4 batters, bat during if you’re chasing, go during and win the sport for us. He (Surya) has achieved that most of the time,” Pollard mentioned on the post-match media convention.

“…he needs to do effectively and as we speak once more he confirmed his class on how effectively he can bat…and deep down contained in the burning want to don that blue, however once more he continues to point out consistency, which is all that he can do as a person,” he added.
Yadav was ignored for India’s tour of Australia regardless of his constant run.
Pollard additionally mentioned that it was an excellent bowling effort to limit RCB to 164/6, as at one stage, the opposition seemed like placing 190-200 runs on the board.

“At one level it seemed like we have been staring on the barrel at 190-200 and I believed we got here again very well and to limit a batting line-up like RCB, with wickets in arms, and the place they have been in to 165 was effectively achieved to the bowlers.
“Bumrah coming again and getting wickets, Boulty (Trent Boult) as effectively, Krunal Pandya bowling 4 economical overs, so once more, was a complete group effort when it comes to the bowl and limiting them was superb for us,” he added.
He additionally conceded that getting AB de Villiers was essential, else the momentum would have shifted in RCB’s favour.
“…as soon as we bought a wicket, our spinners will come into play, and they also did and it labored for us. A few overs they bought away from us once more however we have been in a position to pull it again.
“Fortunately, I got here on at the moment and bought the wicket of AB with an innocuous supply that would have gone straight for six and the momentum would have been straight to them. A little bit of luck on our facet, however the guys actually bowled effectively,” mentioned the West Indian.
In keeping with Pollard, Mumbai needed to come back again stronger and get two factors.
“We’ve not bought a lot time to consider that (doable situation of 5 groups might end with eight wins). Our most important recreation as we speak was to get two factors, we went out and performed very well to get these two factors,” he signed off.

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