Abu Dhabi: The bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians Zaheer Khan has said that the brilliant form of Kieron Pollard at the beginning of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is a ‘great sign’ for the team. Pollard scored an unbeaten 60 off 24 balls against RCB in the last 2 matches and an unbeaten 47 off 20 balls against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
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Zaheer said in an interview shared on the Twitter handle of Mumbai Indians (MI), “It is fantastic for him (Pollard) to be in such form with the tournament going on in the Caribbean (Caribbean Premier League) and he has seen this form Has continued, which is quite important and we always trust him. When Pollard is in good form at the beginning, it is a good sign for us.
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Former India fast bowler Zaheer is happy with the team’s performance in the first 4 matches of the tournament. Mumbai have won 2 matches so far, against the Bangalore team in the Super Over and Chennai Super Kings in the last over. Zaheer said, ‘Overall we are very happy with the way things have been for us and we will continue to perform like this in the tournament. Our preparation is excellent and we are motivating our players.
Zaheer also praised Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond, who has come with complete preparation and is making elaborate plans for the bowlers. He said, “Shane Bond works very hard so that the plans are ready for all bowlers, it is good to have experienced fast bowlers (Trent Boult and Jaspreet Bumrah) in our possession.”