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IPL 2021: Can’t Blame The Batsmen A Lot, But It Was Tough To Bat In The First Innings – Sanju Samson After 8-Wicket Loss To MI

The Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) misplaced the match by 8 wickets towards Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians (MI) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, October 5.

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Batting first Rajasthan Royals (RR) solely managed to attain 90 runs, Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Evin Lewis added 27 runs which was one of the best partnership for RR. Meanwhile, Nathan Coulter-Nile was the star performer of the Mumbai Indians bowling unit. As he bagged 4 wickets.

Chasing the goal all of the Mumbai Indians batters confirmed aggressive intent and with the assistance of Ishan Kishan’s fifty Mumbai Indians was capable of clinch the victory by 8 wickets to earn 2 essential factors. Also with the loss, Rajasthan Royals are formally out of the playoffs race.

It Was A Bit Challenging Wicket To Bat On – Sanju Samson

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During the post-match presentation, the skipper of RR Sanju Samson said that it was tough to bat within the first innings and the transition from Abu Dhabi pitch to Sharjah created a giant distinction. He asserted:

It was a bit challenging wicket to bat on, it was tougher in the first innings. Coming from Abu Dhabi, playing in Sharjah was a massive difference.”

Can’t blame the batsmen a lot, but it was tough to bat in the first innings. Abu Dhabi had one of the best batting wickets, switching to Sharjah was tough.”

Meanwhile, Sanju Samson additionally instructed that he has a ‘bit cloudy’ mindset after the loss and they should reassess the issues earlier than the subsequent sport. He stated:

” Mindset – it’s a bit cloudy proper now, we have to take a while off after which take into consideration the subsequent sport.”

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Rajasthan Royals. (Photo: BCCI)

Further, Sanju Samson stated they are going to be hoping for higher efficiency within the subsequent sport of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Also, he lauded Mumbai Indians for batting properly within the second innings. He said:

We’d definitely like to play a better game of cricket in the next game. We knew that they’ll be coming strong, in the powerplay they wanted to increase the run-rate. The wicket was a bit better than the first innings but they batted really well.”

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