Former Group India’s chief selector MSK Prasad has opined that along with his spectacular stint for Mumbai Indians (MI) within the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Ishan Kishan has turn into the recent contender for the wicketkeeper-batsman slot in T20Is and ODIs.
The 22-year-old had dazzled everybody along with his capacity to simply hit sixes to take the innings to second gear and demolish any bowling assault. Within the grand-finale of the IPL 2020 towards Delhi Capitals, he didn’t get bothered with the strain although Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard consecutively misplaced their wickets.
He saved hitting boundaries to place strain on DC bowlers. Lastly, MI took away the sport residence as he scored unbeaten 33 runs off 19 balls. Nicely, this knock is likely one of the glimpses of his power-hitting. He had performed such extra knocks through the cash-rich league.
Ishan Kishan Sizzling Contender For The Wicketkeeper-Batsman Slot For Group India: MSK Prasad
Seeing the beautiful and constant efficiency of Ishan Kishan, MSK Prasad was stuffed with reward of the wicketkeeper-batsman, labelling him pocket dynamite as Ishan had gathered runs batting at quantity 4 place. On the identical time, additionally as an opener when Rohit Sharma was injured, Prasad said that his adaptability and temperament had now saved him within the high place for the wicketkeeper-batsman slot in Group India.
“It’s actually implausible to see this pocket dynamite in motion. He had a implausible IPL. Batting at No. four and later opening the innings, reveals his adaptability and temperament. His capacity to modify gears as per the staff’s necessities will certainly place him as a sizzling contender for the wicketkeeper-batsman slot for Group India in each T20s & ODIs in instances to return,” MSK Prasad was quoted as saying by Occasions of India.
MSK Prasad believes that if the teen stays constant, he shall be “a welcome addition to the nationwide squad”.
“If he can hold wickets nicely and bat the identical approach he did within the IPL, he shall be a welcome addition to the nationwide squad,” he added.
Ishan Kishan ended the IPL 2020 season as the very best run-getter for Mumbai Indians, scoring 516 runs in 14 matches on the strike charge of 145.76.