Rohit gave up sixes in a row Knee Injury During MI’s IPL match Kings xi Punjab, Which prompted the national selection committee to dismiss him from the Indian team residing in Australia.
Pollard, without putting a date on his return in the post-match presentation, hoped that Rohit was getting better and hoped he would return soon.
Rohit was likely to return to action on November 3 during the Mumbai Indians’ last league game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, but the match is now unacceptable with the defending champions, beating the Delhi Capitals on Saturday to ensure the top two position.
A source in the senior cricketer’s injury management said that the name Rohit is likely to play to ensure the top two spots in the playoffs, which would give him extra days to get fitter.
The stop-gap captain looked quite happy after MI’s 16 wins from 17 games under his leadership over the years.
Pollard chuckled, “We need to play another good game and reach the finals. This won’t be our year (MI has only won the trophy in odd years), but it’s working for us so far. ”
MI started with Jayant Yadav in Powerplay and Pollard cited the reason for the delay in bringing Bumrah into the attack.
“We wanted to motivate the spinner to bowl in the Powerplay,” Pollard said.
He also praised Ishan Kishan, who has given some good performances in this IPL Kirron Kher.
“Ishan has done better in every game, and once he gets going, it’s hard to get rid of him. He didn’t even start (this season), came in at number 4 in the playing XI, and then came to the opening and Just blew us away. ”