Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan. (Photograph Supply: Fb)

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan is optimistic about Mumbai Indians making a comeback in IPL 2022, even after the crew has misplaced their first three video games. Nonetheless, Pathan feels that very quickly, the Rohit Sharma-led franchise will have the ability to get the formation proper and get going.

He mentioned that five-time champions lack high quality seamers on their facet as Jasprit Bumrah is the one reliable bowler proper now and added that they must work on the bowling assault and get a superb mixture within the crew.

“Mumbai Indians know the right way to make a comeback from conditions like these. They’ve accomplished it previously, again in 2014 and 2015. In IPL 2015, they had been in an identical scenario and got here from behind to carry the title, however that crew was just a little completely different. This yr, MI doesn’t have a bowler who can help Bumrah effectively. It is a main headache for the captain,” Pathan mentioned on the Cricket Stay present on Star Sports activities.

Mumbai will subsequent face the Royal Challengers Bangalore as look they for tactics to regain their kind. They require a win to their identify in order to maintain it going within the event. Speaking about MI’s batting line-up, Pathan mentioned that the crew has a robust batch of gamers who can get the sport on monitor.

“MI’s batting nonetheless appears to be like good as they’ve younger Tilak Varma doing effectively, Suryakumar Yadav starred in his comeback recreation, and Ishan Kishan has been firing on the high. You hope Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard will even rating runs because the event progresses however their bowling division appears to be like weak, particularly the tempo assault. Historically, the pitches in Maharashtra have suited quick bowlers and if the seamers do their job effectively, then Murugan Ashwin will even return with higher figures,” he added.

Suryakumar Yadav made his approach again into the facet after recovering from an harm and scored a half-century to mark his return. However the crew has not been in a position to get the formation proper. The gamers must unite collectively and work as a crew in order to win their subsequent recreation towards RCB.

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