Ishan Kishan Defends Expensive Alzarri Joseph After Mumbai Loss
Mumbai Indians' keeper-batsman Ishan Kishan defended teammate Alzarri Joseph's indifferent performance against Rajasthan Royals after his brilliant IPL debut against Sunrisers Hyderabad, calling it a part and parcel of the game.
"It's part of game. The other day he took six wickets and helped defend a small total," said Kishan after MI went down by four wickets as RR chased down their total of 187 for five with four balls to spare.
But Kishan conceded that the one over (13th) in which Antiguan Joseph conceded two sixes and four fours a total of 28 runs to RR's Buttler that turned the match around in winning team's favour.
His woes didn't end as he then hurt his shoulder badly trying to stop a boundary.Kishan couldn't confirm the status of his injury.
Kishan also praised Buttler's blistering innings of 89 in 43 balls laced with seven sixes and eight fours.
"Jos Buttler batted really well. It's not easy to bat on a slow wicket. Credit goes to him also."