"Every bowler in the past has gotten hit" - Jasprit Bumrah backs Daniel Sams after being smashed for 35 runs in a single over by Pat Cummins
The five-time champions Mumbai Indians are once again on the drought of the points, as they lost four consecutive matches, likewise Chennai Super Kings. However, the Yellow Army have registered their first win against Royal Challengers Bangalore yesterday.
Against the same opposition, the Rohit-led army lost the match at Pune last Saturday. It was almost a one-sided contest as Mumbai Indians lost half of their side for just 62 runs.
However, Suryakumar Yadav played exceptionally well in that game and remained unbeaten on 68 runs and helped his side to post a decent total on the board.
After a poor performance in the previous battle, Rohit Sharma and his men will be working hard in the nets as they have to win the remaining games which will help them to get qualified for the playoffs.
You have to quickly move on from it: Jasprit Bumrah
Mumbai Indians, who are looking to bag the two crucial points in their upcoming encounter against Punjab Kings, their premium pacer, Jasprit Bumrah has come up with an interesting statement on Daniel Sams.
The Australia pacer has been shattered by his senior teammate Pat Cummins who smashed 35 runs and finished for his team. After that game, Mumbai Indians dropped the left-arm seamer and added Jaydev Unadkat by replacing him.
Besides, in the pre-match press conference for the upcoming header against Punjab Kings, the right-arm pacer said, "See this is T20 cricket. Anybody can get hit and anybody can have a good game or a bad game but, in this game, it’s very important that you cannot carry baggage going further because there are back-to-back matches.
There are a lot of matches on the go so you have to quickly move on from it and he is an experienced cricketer, he understands that", Jasprit Bumrah was quoted as saying by CricTracker.
"Every bowler in the past has gotten hit so everybody understands, that everybody has become skilled and they know how to move on. We are just having a discussion that if again we come in that scenario how do we help him and what are the plans that we can make?
Other than that he is highly experienced, he is looking forward to contributing whenever he gets an opportunity and nothing else is more important than that," Bumrah concluded.