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IPL 2020, RCB vs MI: Ishan Kishan smashed a superlative 99 off just 58 balls on Monday.© BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that Ishan Kishan was not sent to bat in the Super Over because the latter was “drained out”. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians went into the Super Over after both teams scored 201 runs in their allotted 20 overs. RCB went on to win the Super Over after chasing a target of eight runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday. Despite scoring a brilliant 99 off just 58 balls, Ishan Kishan, who was dismissed in the last over, didn’t walk out to bat in the Super Over.

Instead, Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya were given the responsibility. After Pollard was dismissed, Rohit came out to bat as Mumbai Indians managed to score just seven runs in the Super Over.”It was a great game. We were not in the game at all when we started with the bat. Great innings by Ishan to get us back. Polly was brilliant as usual. Just that we didn’t start well, I thought we could have got 200 with the batting we have,” Rohit said in the post-match presentation.Promoted”With Polly being there, anything can happen, and Ishan can hit it. We had the belief that we could do it. They held their nerves although we put pressure. (Kishan) was drained out and he was not comfortable for the Super Over. He was not feeling fresh and Hardik is someone we trust hitting the long balls,” he added.Pollard also played a crucial knock of 60 runs off just 24 deliveries. Mumbai Indians will now take on Kings XI Punjab on October 1.

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