Ishan Kishan has been in the limelight ever since he captained the Indian U-19 side. Even more so when he was bought by Mumbai Indians for INR 15.25 cr. The dashing left-hander has lived up to the hype and expectations after he scored a double hundred in the recently concluded ODI series against Bangladesh. The journey has been of many ups and downs and has been helped by many senior stars in the dressing room.
Mumbai Indians have been very supportive and have shaped his career. He has now become a crucial member of the side and is termed the next big thing for Mumbai Indians. Being a wicketkeeper adds more versatility to his ever-increasing stature.
Mumbai Indians effect
In a recent interview with OneCricket, Kishan has spoken about the role of Mumbai Indians in shaping his career.
“Mumbai Indians have helped me a lot. In a way, how we deal with pressure situations also, because there were so many big players in the team and I got to learn so much from Sachin Sir and Rohit bhai, Hardik bhai. Even Polly (Kieron Pollard), I think he has got a great mind. So, I used to talk about these things,”
the 24-year-old wicketkeeper batter said.
“When I was not doing well, I’m not talking about the results, I’m talking about my work ethic on the ground, so Hardik bhai was always there to pull my legs, or get me in the zone when I start working hard. These things also mattered to me a lot, as I knew that such a big player is putting in so much effort. These things have helped me a lot. I don’t know if I would have noticed these things with other teams,”
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