Tim David demonstrated his capacity to fill Keiron Pollard’s shoes at MI: Sanjay Manjrekar

When 400+ runs were scored in the double header during the 1000th game of the TATA IPL, history was being made

(Cricket news) In a nail-biting game decided by the final ball, Punjab Kings upset Chennai Super Kings. Later, in the 1000th TATA IPL match, Mumbai Indians showed off their teamwork and stopped Rajasthan Royals from interrupting their captain Rohit Sharma’s birthday celebration at Wankhede Stadium. Tim David’s three consecutive sixes in the game’s final over gave MI the victory and an extra day to play in the TATA IPL.

Hailing the Australian all-rounder’s performance, former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar said Tim David is finally turning out to be the potential Kieron Pollard replacement MI were hoping for.

Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Sanjay Manjrekar said, “The composure showed by Tim David was incredible, he was seen as a potential Kieron Pollard replacement and he proved it. The match-winning impact and conversion of balls into runs make him better than the rest.”

Before David’s blitz, Yashasvi Jaiswal, a local, rose to prominence in Wankhede by smashing his first TATA IPL century. The lone fighter for the Rajasthan Royals, the opener, according to former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh, “has opened the door to many possibilities for the talented left-handed batter.”Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Harbhajan Singh said, “This excellent century knock has completely opened the door of possibilities for Yashasvi Jaiswal. He is a match-winning player. Jaiswal has all kinds of shots and most importantly he is a daring batsman. Indian cricket continues to thrive because of players like Jaiswal.”

Also read: Due to MI’s legacy in the IPL, every cricketer strives to be a part of the MI dressing room: Harbhajan Singh


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