The 24-year-old goalkeeper, who is playing in 3rd place in the ODI series against South Africa, smashed an 84-93-ball to set up India’s 279-run run earlier Shreyas Iyer completed the procedure with 113 unbeaten from 111 balls.
“Some players have enough power to swing the swing, my strength is hitting six points. I hit six points easily and not many people can do that. If I do the job. By hitting six points, there’s no need to think about swinging a lot.” Kishan said at the post-match media interaction.
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Kishan said: “If your strength is reaching 6 points then go for it, no need to rotate the attack just for the sake of it. But yes. .
“Obviously rotations are important. Seven runs, I could have hit singles and gone for a century but I never went into the area where I had to play for myself. If I think about the individual scores. When I represent my country, I’m letting my fans down.”
Ishan also missed a hundred in IPL 2020 as the Mumbai Indians opener won 99 in the 202 chase against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
“We needed five two balls and I won 99 in the IPL. If I think about alternating attacks, it’s very difficult to win.”
“Obviously it’s disappointing to miss a hundred but I think 93 is a big contribution for the team. It’s very important to motivate the team and keep the team in the area so there’s less pressure on the guys. beat next,” he said.
Kishan, who played the final edition of the T20 World Cup in the UAE, was omitted for the upcoming edition after a normal season of this year’s IPL.
“Obviously it feels bad when you’re not part of the team for a big tournament like the World Cup.”
Kishan admits he has some “shortcomings” that caused him to miss the World Cup in Australia.
“But I think I’ve got some shortcomings that those who choose will notice, so it’s for self-improvement.”
‘Disappointed about the comments that we are party B’
India recovered to level the series 1-1 after they reversed in Lucknow where they lost their first ODI on nine occasions.
With Rohit Sharma and Co went to Australia for the T20 World Cup, the Indian fringe players are playing against Proteas in a three-match ODI series.
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“I’ve heard people say that we’re the B side, we don’t have much of a chance to beat South Africa at full strength. I’ve heard these comments and we’re really disappointed about that, because So we want to play match A today.
“We lost the first game and we want to win this one so we can play the next one,” he said.
Speaking of his partnership with Iyer over 161 runs, he said: “They have two left-handed spin players, so as a left-handed runner, I’m going to take the opportunity. and attack their pitchers.
“I’ve played a lot of games here and know this game very well. I knew it would slow down in the second half, but after playing Keshav Maharaj I know this wicket doesn’t have many offers. We just want to take our chances before the ball gets old. ”