Mumbai Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday, he said defensive champions were “extremely necessary” for the victory over the Rajasthan Royals after several twists in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
Opener Quinton de Cock hit a bubble form of 50 balls 70 when the Mumbai Indians took advantage of the Rajasthan Royals with seven wickets in the first game of the day here. Crowned Panda flared away to 39 of 26 balls.
“We needed this victory badly after a few losses. We did everything right today, right from the first ball, and also very clinically towards the end.
“People took on the responsibilities that were entrusted to them, it was a collective effort,” Rohit said at the presentation ceremony.
“The boys were positive because they knew we were going to Delhi because it was good terrain, not like Chennai!”
The MI captain praised his bowlers for their economical performance over the past few overs.
“I thought the bowlers did the work for us. In the last 7 overs we gave about 50 tracks with 7 seven weekends in hand for them. The game of conditions is very important. We knew we would play on good pitches after Chennai. We didn’t adapt well. as a team there, but having said that, it seems that from here on the field it will suit us, “he said.
Placed on a bat, Rajasthan rides 42 by Captain Sanju Samson and Joss Butler41st to post a racing 171 for four, but their efforts were overshadowed by de Kok, who hit six fours and two highs to complete the task in 18.3 over. Aaron Jaitley Stadium.
Rohit added: “There are a lot of discussions going on around us because there is a way we want to play. It’s very easy to get down when we know there are 110 to 12 overs, it’s very easy to lose confidence. But we stayed to our plans.
“Very pleased with Quinny’s knocking, we know how good he can be. Let’s not forget Krunal’s inning.”
RR captain Sanju Samson thought 20-25 tracks lacked a total that could stretch Mumbai.
“We were on a few tracks short, 20-25 short. We made it well and we didn’t make it. I think they had a very decent bowling team, we also have a good bowling team. let’s do it, “Samson said.
“So far, our bowling has done a good job. Our bowling has done well, but it was a good gate. It’s just to score more. The process we have to do is support ourselves and play positive cricket.