Ishan Kishan, MI batter, is getting an update from Zaheer Khan. Kishan hurt during the team’s first game against the Delhi Capitals.
Mumbai Indians, the five-time champions, have received a boost at the top of their batting order with the return of wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan from an injury sustained on his left toe during MI’s clash with Delhi Capitals in the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL). Similarly, after recovering from a finger injury and completing the mandatory quarantine period. Middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav has joined the squad’s bio-bubble.
On April 2, the Mumbai-based franchise will face the Rajasthan Royals at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy (Saturday). Zaheer Khan, the team’s director of cricket operations, provided information on the availability of players such as Kishan and Surya. Following a loss to the Delhi Capitals, the five-time champions will look to win their second match of the season.
“Ishan is fine; he has been practicing on a regular basis.”
” He’s ( Ishan Kishan ) fully fit and available.” Zaheer Khan
Kishan, a left-handed batter, batted brilliantly for 81 runs off 48 balls, smashing 11 fours and two sixes. He did, however, injure his toe in the process. A pinpoint Shardul Thakur yorker hit Kishan’s left toe on the second delivery of the 18th over. He did sneak a leg bye to go off-strike after absorbing the blow, but he has been seen limping ever since.
While he batted for the rest of the inning, the southpaw did not take the field in the second and instead went for scanning. The Capitals were mostly out of contention after being 104/6 in 13.2 overs while chasing a target of 178. However, excellent knocks from Lalit Yadav (48 off 38 balls), Thakur (22 off 11 balls), and Axar Patel (38 off 17 balls) propelled Delhi to victory.
Kuldeep Yadav of China was named player of the match after taking three crucial wickets in his four over quota while conceding only 18 runs. Rajasthan Royals, who thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 61 runs in their previous match, will now pose a stiff challenge to the five-time champions.