IND vs AUS fifth T20I: Suryakumar praises Bishnoi for his comeback within the sequence


Indian skipper Suryakumar Yadav praised leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi for his comeback after having a tough begin within the five-match T20I sequence in opposition to Australia.

Suryakumar said that Bishnoi confirmed a “class character” after conceding many runs within the first T20I. The leg-spinner was one of many fundamental gamers who impressed in India`s bowling division and struck wickets on the essential occasions.

Despite not having many runs of their palms, the Indian bowlers dominated Australia within the closing conflict and secured the win by six runs on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.

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In a video posted on bcci.television, the India captain commanded the spinner whereas reflecting on the sequence victory in opposition to Australia.

“The way he [Ravi Bishnoi] came back after the first game and to finish with the Man of the Series award, he showed class character,” the Indian skipper mentioned in a video posted by BCCI.

He ended the five-match sequence with 9 wickets equalling Ashwin`s tally in opposition to Sri Lanka in 2016. He as soon as once more claimed two wickets within the closing T20I conflict which allowed the Men in Blue to safe the win.

While Bishnoi was named Player of the Series, all-rounder Axar Patel was named Player of the Match for the second time in a row after scoring 31 off 21 balls and recording figures of 1/14 in 4 overs.

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“Axar won Man of the Match in back-to-back games, which is a big thing. I am really happy [for him],” Suryakumar said.

Skipper additionally heaped reward on Team India`s spectacular all-round efficiency after an entertaining Bengaluru thriller.

Apart from the spinners, pacers Arshdeep Singh (2/40) and Mukesh Kumar (3/32) additionally contributed considerably. The former bowled an excellent closing over. Australia wanted ten runs to win, however the left-armer solely gave up three.

“Paaji executed exactly what I told him. I have seen him bowl in such situations in franchise cricket. That`s why I held him back for the last over. Earlier, I told the bowlers that if we can keep 10-12 runs for the last over, the pressure will be on the other side. He kept things tight,” the Indian skipper mentioned of Arshdeep.

India will subsequent tour South Africa for an all-format sequence from December 10.

(With ANI Inputs)

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