Against CSK, I focused on my strengths: Daniel Sams

Mumbai, May 13 (H.S.). All-rounder Daniel Sams, who played a key role in Mumbai Indians’ victory with three wickets against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), said that against CSK he focused on his strength and not the batsman. A crucial partnership between Tilak Verma and Hrithik Shokeen and Tim David’s 16 not out helped Mumbai Indians […]
 


Against CSK, I focused on my strengths: Daniel Sams

Mumbai, May 13 (H.S.). All-rounder Daniel Sams, who played a key role in Mumbai Indians’ victory with three wickets against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), said that against CSK he focused on his strength and not the batsman.

A crucial partnership between Tilak Verma and Hrithik Shokeen and Tim David’s 16 not out helped Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday. Daniel Sams bowled excellently in the match, taking three wickets for 16 runs in his four overs.

After the match Sams said, “The first few matches didn’t go according to plan. Earlier I was focusing too much on the batsman and not my strength. This was something that had to be worked on during training. , We have different plans for different batsmen. One of which was to use bouncers for all the batsmen.

He further said, “I was really excited to get the chance to bat at No. 3, Mahela Jayawardene spoke to me before the match. I am happy to get any chance with the bat. The pitch was conducive to bowling. It was nice to see this T20 match where the bowlers dominated.

Let us inform that in this match, the team of CSK, batting first, was reduced to 97 runs in 16 overs. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored an unbeaten 36 for CSK. Daniel Sams got 3 wickets for Mumbai, Meredith and Karthikeya got 2-2 and Bumrah and Ramandeep Singh got one wicket each.

In reply, Mumbai team won by scoring 103 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 14.5 overs.