Ahead of the match in opposition to RCB, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma heaped reward on leg-spinner Piyush Chawla as he stated that the veteran spinner’s presence wouldn’t solely assist in coping with the nerve-racking conditions in IPL 2021 but additionally his immense expertise will come useful in mentoring younger spinners within the MI squad.
“I have played with Piyush since U-19 days. And I know, he is a very attacking bowler, which is something that we wanted in our spin bowling department,” Rohit, who has led MI to file 5 titles, stated in a video posted on aspect’s official Twitter deal with.
“He was a good buy, to get him into our squad, one of the highest wicket-takers in the IPL. Played a lot of games in the IPL. He knows the format, he knows the oppositions, he knows the players,” added Rohit.
Chawla, on his part, said that it was great to be bagged by Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021.
“I am quite happy and excited because you want to be a part of a team which is a defending champion and has done so well in the IPL, so it’s really nice,” said Chawla.