Rediff – Kishan credits Rohit for backing him after ballistic show against KKR

IMAGE: Ishan Kishan of the Mumbai Indians hits out.

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  • Kishan credits Rohit for backing him after ballistic show against KKRIMAGE: Ishan Kishan of the Mumbai Indians hits out.
  • Photograph: BCCIYoung Ishan Kishan, whose batting pyrotechnics played a part in Mumbai Indians massive win, on Thursday night, has credited skipper Rohit Sharma for backing him despite his repeated failures.
  • After some below-par outings, Kishan’s day of reckoning finally cam with the 19-year-old smashing a brilliant 62 off just 21 balls to help Mumbai Indians’ cause.
  • When your skipper and teammates are backing you, it’s just about playing your natural game,” Ishan said after Mumbai Indians thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs on Thursday night.
  • Kishan went ballistic against Kuldeep in the 14th over with four consecutive sixes and in the process notched up his fifty in 17 balls, the joint second fastest half-century of the season.


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