Watch: Sreesanth tries to sledge, Yashasvi Jaiswal responds with 2 sixes in next 2 balls


Eager to make a comeback after a seven-year cricket ban, S Sreesanth, who’s main the tempo assault of Kerala in the continued Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match, tried to sledge the younger Yashasvi Jaiswal of Mumbai however it quickly backfired.

On Wednesday, Kerala and Mumbai took on one another in their second group E match at Wankhade Stadium. The prodigal Indian opener Yashasvi opened the innings for Mumbai. Off the primary ball of the sixth over in the Mumbai innings, Sreesanth bowled a size supply simply outdoors off stump however Yashasvi failed to make any connection. Sreesanth then tried to sledge and stare Yashasvi in the attention.

Off the next supply bowled by Sreesanth, Yashasvi cleared his entrance leg out of the way in which and smashed the ball into orbit. The ball nearly landed in the highest tier of the stadium. If that was not sufficient, Yashasvi went on to slam one other six and a 4 in the next two balls.

Kerala rode on opener Mohammed Azharuddenn’s whirlwind unbeaten 137 off 54 balls to beat Mumbai by eight wickets as they comfortably chased a stiff goal of 197 in simply 15.5 overs.

Azharuddenn hammered 9 fours and eleven sixes, and accomplished his 100 in 37 balls. He tore aside an skilled Mumbai assault on the Wankhede stadium and bought in a position help from Robin Uthappa (33) and one-down Sanju Samson (22).

Earlier put into bat, Mumbai posted 196/7 with worthwhile contributions from Aditya Tare (42), Yashasvi Jaiswal (40) and Suryakumar Yadav (38). Speedster S Sreesanth had an off day as he conceded 47 runs in four overs.

Brief Scores:

Mumbai 196/7 (Aditya Tare 42, Yashasvi Jaiswal 40; Okay M Asif 3/25) misplaced to Kerala 201/2 (Mohammed Azharuddeen 137 not out; Shams Mulani 1/41) by eight wickets.


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