Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard took defeat in his stride on an evening when his group misplaced to Kings XI Punjab after two Super Overs of their Indian Premier League encounter in Dubai on Friday. “‘What’s the worse that can happen?’ That’s how I look at things,” stated Pollard, who was talking on behalf of Rohit Sharma – since he wasn’t feeling nicely – on the post-match presentation.
KL Rahul’s 51-ball 77 stored Punjab on target within the 177 chase earlier than a late fightback from Mumbai pressured the match right into a Super Over. Mohammed Shami then efficiently defended six runs as the primary Super Over resulted in a tie. Mumbai, batting first, finally set Punjab a goal of 12 which the Rahul-led aspect achieved with out a lot fuss.
Pollard emphasised the significance of small margins within the sport. “It shows that 1 run and 2 runs are very very crucial in T20 cricket. I am sure it was great for viewership. Kings got the better of us and deserved the two points,” stated Pollard. He additionally reserved reward for Rahul’s knock. “KL again batted beautifully, going down to a Super Over, congratulations to them.
“It’s a recreation of cricket, you go on the market to do your finest, you put together, there is a course of and the scenario dictates what occurs. We have been on the dropping aspect tonight. We ought to have gained this I consider deep down however this stuff occur.”