Sanjay Manjrekar mentioned the poor type of Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan and Krunal Pandya has damage MI.
Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar feels that Mumbai Indians ought to cease following their technique of the left-right batting mixture for a while, given their latest leads to the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League 2021.
Sanjay Manjrekar Desires Mumbai Indians To Dump The Left Hand Proper Hand Mixture For Some Time Being
Rohit Sharma-led defending champions MI misplaced their third recreation in succession, with a 54-run loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday. They’re at the moment languishing within the seventh spot on the factors desk. Sanjay Manjrekar feels the poor type of Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, and Krunal Pandya has damage MI’s prospects of advancing to the play-offs and instructed that Kieron Pollard should come up within the batting order.
“It’s a fairly distinctive state of affairs the place they’ve acquired their three most important players- Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya and to an extent Krunal Pandya- trying actually off-colour. So, they could need to dump the left-hand right-hand mixture,” Manjrekar informed ESPNcricinfo.
“What occurred at this time is as a result of there was at all times a left-hander in that center stage as part of their left-right combo tactic, allowed Maxwell to bowl 4 overs. The left-hander was there as a result of there was a leg-spinner working, ready to make his life tough,” he mentioned.
Hardik Pandya has scored 55 runs in eight IPL 2021 video games, whereas his elder brother Krunal Pandya managed solely 121 runs and solely three wickets in 10 outings. The in-form Suryakumar Yadav has managed solely 189 runs in 10 IPL video games, whereas Ishan Kishan has scored 107 runs in eight video games. That is in stark distinction to MI’s final season in UAE, the place Suryakumar Yadav had scored 480 runs in 16 video games, and Ishan Kishan had hit 516 runs in 14 video games in IPL 2020.
Sanjay Manjrekar: Possibly Somebody Like Assured Kieron Pollard Ought to Bat Increased Up The Batting Order
Kieron Pollard scored 268 runs in 16 IPL 2020 matches and has amassed 211 runs in 10 IPL 2021 video games, averaging about 35. Pollard shaped a essential a part of the victorious MI squad within the 2020 season, smashing the ball at a strike charge of 191.
“However Chahal bowled a googly to get Kishan out. So, the leggie has one other supply that may make it powerful for the lefty. I’d request MI to ship batters as per their self-confidence in the mean time.
“No level in sending Krunal, who’s feeling the strain. Possibly somebody like Pollard might come up and MI can abandon the left-right combo at the very least for a few video games,” Manjrekar added.
Mumbai Indians will subsequent face Punjab Kings on Tuesday, September 28, on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.