Rahul Chahar said after the match- The spinners were getting help from the pitch, the plan was to create pressure.. Mumbai Indians spinner Rahul Chahar, who took two wickets against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020), said the pitch was helping the spinners, which gave them confidence in the match.
The young spin bowler took two wickets for 26 runs in four overs and helped Mumbai win. The team won by 48 runs. After the match, Rahul said that the pitch was helping the spinners and I was gaining confidence from it. My plan was to pressure him by giving him less runs and then taking wickets. I was trying to take wickets.
Explain that Kieron Pollard 47 not out and Hardik Pandya 30 not out, while batting unabated in the end overs, brought Mumbai’s score to 191 runs.
Regarding this, Rahul Chahar said that we have great faith in Pollard and Hardik’s ability to hit big hits. Pollard led us to victory in the match against RCB. They are in good form and have the ability to finish the match in any situation.
Apart from Chahar, James Pattinson and Jaspreet Bumrah took two wickets each. Apart from this, Trent Boult and Krunal Pandya took one wicket each. Chasing 192 runs, Punjab got off to a good start. However, Bumrah dismissed Mayank Agarwal (25) in the fifth over.
Shortly thereafter, Krunal Pandya bowled Karun Nair to zero. Nicholas Pooran then shared a 21-run partnership with captain KL Rahul. Rahul’s innings came to an end in the ninth over. At this time, Punjab’s score was 60 for three wickets.
Puran performed brilliantly before he was dismissed in the 14th over and tried to keep Punjab’s hopes alive through his power-hitting. He scored 44 off 27 balls, including two magnificent sixes. The middle-order was shattered after Puran’s wicket.
Glenn Maxwell and Jimmy Neesham were also dismissed early. Punjab lost wickets at regular intervals and the team could only manage 124 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs.