IPL 2021: We urgently needed that win after two defeats says MI skipper Rohit Sharma

Opener Quinton de Kock struck form with a blistering 50-ball 70 when Mumbai Indians got better of Rajasthan Royals at seven wickets in die Days first match Here. Krunal Pandya flared away on 39 off 26 balls.

“We needed that win bad after a couple of Losses. We did everything right today, right by ball and towards the end also very clinical. Individuals took The responsibility, die it was a collective effort, “said Rohit at the award ceremony.

“The guys were positive when they came know We wanted to go to Delhi because it was a good Pitch not like Chennai! “

The Mi captain praised his bowlers for their economic performance in the last few overs.

“I thought, die Bowlers did the job for us. By doing last 7 overs we gave around 50 runs with 7 seven wickets in hand for You.

“Playing the conditions is very important. We knew we would do it play on good Parking spaces to Chennai. We have adjusted as not well team there, but with that said, it looks like from here on The pitch will match us. “

Put in to batRajasthan rode on 42 by skipper Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler 41 bis post a competitive 171 for four, but their efforts were overshadowed by de Kock, who beaten six four and two maxima too complete die task in 18.3 overs at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Rohit added”There is much of Discussion, die happened around usbecause there is one way we want to play. It is very easy to go down if we know You are 110 in 12 overs, it’s very easy to lose confidence. But we stuck to ours plans.

“Very happy with Quinny knocks, we know how good he can be. Not to forget Krunals innings also.”

RR captain Sanju Samson felt that they were 20-25 runs short of a total that could have stretched Mumbai.

“We were a couple runs short, 20-25 short. We built it up nice and not capitalized. I think they had a very decent one bowling Line-upwe also have a good bowling Line-up. It is just about our batters, die occur a little more and I am sure We’ll do it, “said Samson.

“So far our bowlers have done one good Job. Our bowlers did well, but it was a good wicket. It is just above die Rating more. The process for doing that is too back us and play some positive cricket. “

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