Ishan Kishan made a name for himself as an attacking batsman during the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. The Mumbai Indians batsman scored 516 runs in 14 games at an incredible average of 57.33 and a strike rate of 145.76.
The southpaw was one of the top-performing batsmen for the defending champions in the title-winning season. He smashed as many as 36 fours and 30 sixes to his credit. In the wake of his sensational performance, he earned a call-up to the Indian T20 squad.
The southpaw made his debut against England in a T20I game where he scored a half-century. However, he failed to deliver the goods in the upcoming games. He lost his midas touch with the bat even in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Ishan Kishan reveals the toughest bowlers he faced in the nets
Having played 5 games for the franchise this season, he managed to score only 73 runs at an average of 14.60. Meanwhile, the 22-year-old southpaw named the toughest bowlers to face in MI nets. Kishan picked Jasprit Bumrah and Krunal Pandya as the toughest bowlers to face in the MI nets.
The 22-year-old said the left-arm spinner Krunal bowls very slowly in the nets that Kishan swings his bat twice till the time the ball comes. “Jasprit Bumrah and Krunal Pandya. Because in the nets, Krunal bowls so slow that I can’t even imagine. I swing my bat twice till the time the ball comes!” Ishan claimed.
When asked about the shyest player in the MI dressing room, Ishan Kishan said Jasprit Bumrah is tough to get hold of. “I think no one is shy in that team, but I think the one you get to see the least is Jasprit Bumrah. You will only see him while playing matches. That’s it and then he’s lost. He doesn’t come for any team party also and even if he comes, it’ll only be for five minutes.”