Debutant Ishan Kishan looked good when he celebrated half a century in his first game in the blue shirt, helping India record a comprehensive seven-wicket victory and tie the five-game 1-1 draw at Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. 32-ball of Kishan 56 and his 94-year partnership for the second goal with a skipper They grow kohli (73 *) took the match off the tour.
Ishan, who became the second Indian after Adjinkya Rahane to give the T20I half a century to make its debut, he credited the adult players with giving him the freedom to go in the middle and express himself. The southern paw also thanks its own IPL Mumbai Indiana (Michigan) franchise after receiving the Man of the Match award in its first appearance in India.
“My seniors have credit for telling me to go and express myself. It’s not easy to come and play your first game against a quality country. The Mumbai Indians have helped me a lot and I want to keep going.
“I wanted to finish the game and I knew there was a senior player who beat superbly at the other end. I was disappointed that I didn’t finish the game. The shot I hit Tom for a six from his first ball was special,” Ishan said. in the post-match conference.
Eventually, the 22-year-old dedicated his “Man of the Match” award to his coach’s father, who died a few days ago.
“Really proud and happy and I want to thank all my coaches, seniors and everyone who helped me get here. Now it’s my time to show them what I have. My coach’s father died a few days ago and he always said he you have to go out and score and I want to dedicate this award to him, “he concluded.