Mumbai Indians spinner Rahul Chahar has said that Chennai wicket helps spinners and he will stick to his same plan for upcoming matches in IPL 2021. The right-arm spinner Rahul Chahar has played a major role for Mumbai Indians while defending low scores in the last two matches of IPL 2021.
The young spinner went wicketless in Mumbai Indians’ first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. However, he bounced back in the next two games by bagging crucial wickets.
Due to IPL 2021 format, every team is playing matches on a neutral venue. For Mumbai Indians, MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has been the venue for the last three games. After losing to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2021 opener, Mumbai Indians have won two games while defending a low score with a great bowling show.
Rahul Chahar delivered goods for his team
While speaking about his bowling in the tournament so far, Rahul Chahar said that Chennai wicket helps spinner. He also said that he will stick to the same plan for his bowling in the coming matches.
“I will stick to the same plan for the coming matches in Chennai and will try to pick as many wickets as possible. Chennai wicket helps spinners. Wickets are not in our hands but I will try to turn the ball from the right spot and put batsmen under pressure,” Rahul Chahar said in a video that was shared by IPLt20.com.
Rahul Chahar also maintained that there was little pressure on him in the 2nd game after he went wicketless in the first.
“There was some pressure in the second game as the first match was not so good for me. It was important for me to give the best performance in the second match and I don’t think there is any better wicket than this for spinners,” Rahul Chahar added.
In the match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Rahul Chahar took 4 wickets for 27 runs after Mumbai Indians successfully defended their 1st innings score of 152 by 10 runs. Chahar also won the player of the match award for his spectacular bowling. Against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chahar took 3 crucial wickets.
Sunrisers Hyderabad were bowled out for 137 while chasing a low target of 151. Mumbai Indians have moved to the top of the points table after 2 victories in 3 matches. They will next face Delhi Capitals on April 20.