Punjab Kings (PBKS) wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma opened up about an unforgettable second from his debut sport. He made his debut in opposition to the Chennai Tremendous Kings within the 11th match of the IPL 2022. The 28-year-old Vidarbha participant helped dismiss MS Dhoni within the sport and caught everybody’s consideration together with his assured enchantment.
When he caught MS Dhoni behind the stumps, he appealed for a wicket instantly. Whereas there was no response from anybody on the bottom, and the umpire remained unconvinced, he was very certain of listening to a sound and satisfied skipper Mayank Agarwal to go for a evaluation. The evaluation confirmed a spike when the ball handed the bat and was efficiently upheld.
“I heard a wood sound within the final sport and I requested the captain to take the DRS as a result of I used to be assured,” Jitesh Sharma had instructed Star Sports activities forward of his group’s sport in opposition to Gujarat Titans on Friday. “I personally spoke to MS Dhoni and he instructed me that my glovework and my leg actions are superb, and mentioned I’d enhance day-to-day,” he added.
Jitesh Sharma dismissed MSD making a assured enchantment for the wicket
Sharma additionally expressed that he was grateful to have acquired the chance from PBKS to play within the sport. He was part of the Mumbai Indians squad previous to becoming a member of PBKS however by no means acquired an opportunity to be within the taking part in XI. Now, related to a brand new group, he goals to win the IPL trophy this 12 months with the franchise.
“I’ll contribute in whichever means I can. I’m a group man. If the group wins due to me, I’ll positively be the happiest on the squad. My solely intention this 12 months is to attempt to assist the Punjab Kings win its first trophy,” he mentioned whereas speaking about his stint with the group.
In the meantime, Sharma is just not conserving wickets in his second sport in opposition to the Gujarat Titans. He managed to attain a fast 11-ball 23 within the first innings, comprising two sixes and a 4. The Punjab Kings posted a complete of 189 runs on board with the lack of 9 wickets of their sport in opposition to GT.