Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder Vijay Shankar regarded in superb contact with the ball towards defending champions Mumbai Indians on Saturday. Shankar, who was closely criticised for his lacklustre efficiency within the first two IPL 2021 video games, discovered his mojo on the Chepauk floor as he plucked wickets of Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav.
Coming into the assault within the seventh over, Shankar dismissed Rohit with a fullish cross-seam supply. The Mumbai Indians skipper tried to slog it throughout the road however the ball went straight down Virat Singh’s throat at deep mid-wicket.
The scalp was Shankar’s first wicket of the continued season, having bowled only one over in his first two matches for the Hyderabad-based outfit.
Shankar additionally struck in his subsequent over by dismissing an in-form Suryakumar Yadav. After being hit for a most on the earlier supply, Shankar took good revenge by hitting the proper size and taking an excellent caught and bowled catch.
The 30-year-old additionally registered his finest bowling figures within the historical past of the IPL. His earlier finest was 1/11. Shankar grabbed two wickets and debutant Mujeeb Ur Rahman additionally obtained a pair beneath his belt as Mumbai reached 114/four by the tip of the 17th over.
“Aside from the final season, I have never bowled a lot in IPL. It has been one or two overs right here and there which can be a problem for me. Every time I come on to bowl, I’ve to be at my finest.
“That is a problem which I’ve to simply accept. Every time I get a chance, I ought to look to provide my finest. Towards a workforce like Mumbai Indians who’ve accomplished properly previously, to return out properly will probably be an incredible factor for us, this outcome will certainly give us an incredible confidence,” Shankar had mentioned firstly of the match.