IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan breaks Mumbai Indians record, scores swashbuckling 50 in comeback game ahead of T20 World Cup

IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan breaks Mumbai Indians record in comeback game ahead of T20 World Cup
IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan breaks Mumbai Indians record in comeback game ahead of T20 World Cup

IPL 2021 – RR vs MI LIVE Score: Ishan Kishan gets final chance: Mumbai Indians have made a brave decision to hand Ishan Kishan a comeback as they take on Rajasthan Royals in a do or die game on Tuesday. The defending champions had dropped the young wicketkeeper for three games due to poor form but brought him back for the crunch game ahead of Quinton de Kock. The game also provides Ishan Kishan with a chance to prove his mettle and get amongst runs, with his place in the T20 World Cup squad up for debate.

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IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan breaks Mumbai Indians record, scores swashbuckling 50 in comeback game ahead of T20 World Cup

Ishan Kishan was brought back into the XI and was excellent with his work behind the stumps, picking up three catches as Mumbai Indians restrict Rajasthan Royals to 90/9. The 23-year-old then became the youngest Mumbai Indians batsman to score 1000 runs for the franchise. Kishan played his way into form, settling in before going berserk, scoring a scintillating half-century to see Mumbai Indians finish the chase in less than 10 overs.

Ishan Kishan’s fifty was his first in IPL 2021, returning to form after a tough few weeks for the young wicket-keeper batsman. The knock comes in at a good time for Mumbai Indians, with the defending champions getting an important win and bettering their net run-rate significantly. Kishan’s return to form also is a good sign for Team India, with the T20 World Cup just two weeks away from kicking on.

IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan makes comeback, last chance for Mumbai Indians star to prove form ahead of T20 World Cup

Rohit Sharma made a brave decision to bring back Ishan Kishan to the fold as Mumbai Indians take on Rajasthan Royals in a crunch fixture in the IPL 2021. The defending champions need a win to stay in contention in the IPL 2021 playoffs race. Mumbai opted to bring in Kishan over opener Quinton de Kock, and the left-hander will be hoping to repay the faith shown in him by the franchise. James Neesham was the other change made by Rohit Sharma, who replaced Krunal Pandya in the playing XI.

 

IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan makes comeback, last chance for Mumbai Indians star to prove form ahead of T20 World Cup

  • Ishan Kishan has struggled for form in IPL 2021, scoring 107 in eight games so far, scoring at a strike rate of 86.99 and an average of 13.37.
  • The left-hander’s drop in form has been a huge cause of concern for Mumbai Indians and was subsequently dropped from the line-up.
  • The 23-year-old is part of India’s T20 World Cup squad, but his place has been up to debate, with his dwindling form and the returns by Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan in recent times.

IPL 2021- RR vs MI LIVE: Ishan Kishan makes comeback, last chance for Mumbai Indians star to prove form ahead of T20 World Cup