Shikhar Dhawan-led Punjab Kings sealed a well-known last-ball victory towards four-time champions Chennai Tremendous Kings on the Chepauk on Sunday, April 30. Whereas Sikandar Raza hit the successful runs for the Punjab Kings, Rahul Chahar lavished reward on Jitesh Sharma for his match-defining cameo.
Chasing a frightening goal set by the house facet, Punjab Kings had been in a spot of hassle after shedding Liam Livingstone after a fiery innings. Nevertheless, younger Indian dasher Jitesh Sharma swung the match in his facet’s favor with a sensational cameo. He was threatening to complete the sport early earlier than departing within the penultimate over of the match, smashing 21 runs off simply ten deliveries.
His teammate Rahul Chahar praised his distinctive batting abilities that noticed the Punjab-based outfit recover from the road in an exciting remaining over. Chahar additionally make clear the confusion that emerged earlier than the ultimate supply of the match. Apparently, the guests needed to retire Shahrukh Khan, who was on the non-striker’s finish, in favor of Harpreet Brar due to his sprinting skills.
“The best way our batsmen are going, in each match we’re scoring 200. So, it’s a good signal for us particularly Jitesh is in excellent type. He’s making the distinction, like coming and hitting sixes on the primary or second ball. . I feel it is rather good. We had been attempting to ship Brar instead of Shahrukh similar to he can run sooner. We’ve seen his sprints. Nothing else,” Chahar mentioned within the post-match press convention.
We want his bowling additionally going additional within the event: Chahar
The Indian spinner additionally lavished reward on Sikandar Raza who hit the successful runs for Punjab Kings in Chennai. Nevertheless, he’s hoping for extra contributions from the star all-rounder with the ball in hand within the upcoming matches.
“He (Raza) is doing good. For those who see 3-4 video games, in a single match he acquired man of the match award towards LSG. He scored fifty. He’s additionally doing properly. We want some bowling additionally from him. He’s doing batting higher, however we want his bowling additionally going additional within the event,” Chahar added.