Ravi Shastri and Pat Cummins
Ravi Shastri and Pat Cummins (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Match 14 of IPL 2022 noticed KKR and MI squaring off in opposition to one another in an entertaining contest. Nevertheless, the night time acquired named on only one man and it was none apart from Pat Cummins, who acquired livid with the bat, scoring 56* off 15. Cummins smashed the joint-fastest fifty in IPL’s historical past whereas chasing 162 runs and wrapped up the sport with 4 overs to spare.

In the identical gentle of occasions, former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri talked of how Cummins actually spoiled a great recreation of cricket. It was positively a bitter capsule to swallow because the Australian wreaked full havoc with the bat as quickly as he walked on to the sphere. Shastri additionally added that scoring 35 runs in an over is unreal as Cummins smashed Daniel Sams (for 35 runs) to all of the corners of the bottom.

“It’s a bitter, bitter capsule to swallow. That was weird. It’s like somebody providing you with a chocolate and earlier than you may say ‘thanks’ it’s within the different man’s mouth and he’s saying ‘thanks’.”

It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen a match like this: Ravi Shastri

“It was unreal. 35 runs in an over. It’s a must to begin pondering once you noticed a match like this through which the opposite group had the higher hand to an extent. Then it goes perhaps 60-40 in the direction of the Mumbai Indians. Come the subsequent over, it’s over. It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen a match like this and I’ve seen plenty of cricket.”

Speaking in the course of the post-match presentation, MI skipper Rohit Sharma additionally added that it’s going to be actually tough to digest. The match was trying fairly in favour of MI in the course of the center part however Cummins spoiled all of it. Cummins additionally took two wickets in the identical recreation to flaunt the all-round present.

“Like Rohit Sharma stated, it isn’t going to be straightforward to digest. Have a look at the putting, he was choosing his spots, the whole lot coming from the meat of the bat. Even that mistimed shot virtually went all the best way, nice effort (within the discipline) however it was a no-ball. He ran the 2, hit the subsequent one for 4 earlier than you might bat your eyelids, the final one went for six and that’s it. Sport, set, and match. It’s like somebody strolling previous them would inform him, ‘Thanks for spoiling a extremely good recreation of cricket,” he concluded.

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