It's hard to believe that a 19-year-old can possess such a colossal means to tease, taunt and trick the batsmen in the air and off the pitch in the 24 balls he is allowed to send in a form of the game where the batsmen have the license to thrash the bowlers from the word go. The answer left the Kiwi amused. It is no surprise now that their attack is the most lethal and constantly wins them games that people think are beyond them.
On days when their batting fails to click, it's the bowling that rescues them - as we have seen on a number of occasions.
Wriddhiman Saha and Shikhar Dhawan tried to hit their way out of trouble as Kolkata seamers Shivam Mavi and Prasidh Krishna gave nearly nothing away. And the unreal thing is that a lot of times the player gets criticised at times for what the batsman is doing. "She wrote, "@rashidkhan_19 - I have seen all the tweets. Those are the reasons I always keep in mind. Harbhajan could be given a bigger role, he did not bowl at all in the last game, given how the pitch will behave. At present, the top three teams from the league stages are still alive in the competition. In these kind of games, you want one individual to come and stand-up like that, to put the pressure on the opponent and credit to him. Rashid reminds us whats best about Afg. "It's good to have our players available for selection", he beamed.
Rayudu hammered 79 from 37 balls in a narrow four-run victory at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in late April, and then a maiden, unbeaten T20 hundred, from 62 deliveries, in the reverse fixture in Pune on May 13 as Chennai recorded an eight-wicket success. A major drawback could've been "hiding" a few "slouches" in the field. It is not something that can't be replaced.
"Rayudu has been very good".
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"It is good that whenever we have played we have had at least two good fielders or outstanding fielders, that can man that deep midwicket position".
"The emotional aspect was more at the start of the tournament, and once the tournament starts you have to be professional than emotional about it". Once it starts, then you have to be more professional.
"I was saddened that we couldn't play our home matches in Chennai but I was still happy that we played at least one match". After all, it will be Dhoni's boys' seventh appearance in a final in the nine seasons it has featured in IPL. CSK has proved from match to match that it's not the age but the experience that has brought them this far in the tournament.
Rashid Khan, in his hour of glory, remembered those killed in a recent blast during a cricket match in his home town, even as Indian cricket fans and his country's first citizen indulged in some good-natured banter over his citizenship.