IPL 2021: CSK youngsters Sai Kishore, Jagadeeshan ready for IPL 2021 Phase 2: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) youngsters- Jagadeeshan, Sai Kishore and Hari Nishanth are training hard with the team at ICC Academy in Dubai ahead of the second phase of IPL 2021. Recently, the trio opened up on their recent stint with T20 experience which they had during Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2021. Jagadeesan and Sai Kishore were the part of the TNPL winning side- Chepauk Super Gillies this season.
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Kishore, who was the second highest wicket taker of the tournament has this league quite close to his heart. He wishes to carry forward his form and the momentum in remaining matches of IPL.
“TNPL personally is always close to my heart because I started playing that league which gave me give a lot of recognition. Woul d always play the TNPL. It felt good to be there and winning the tournament is always a special feeling. So, I probably look to take that confidence, same lucky charm into the IPL,“ said Kishore who returned with 12 wickets and an economy of 5.85 in the seven matches of the tournament.
N Jagadeesan, who was the third highest run scorer of the tournament felt elated as he laid hands on the winning trophy this time. Besides, he was proud that he contributed immensely for his side.
“It was really good for me to be a part of the TNPL Champion side. Because it has been something which I was looking forward to. I have been on the losing side for the past two years and eventually to get my hands on TNPL trophy was something really special. Me contributing in the finals and making the team was something really special,” said Jagadeesan. The right-handed batsman scored 336 in nine innings and returned with an economy of 37.33.
Hari Nishaanth, who was the highest run scorer of the tournament had slight regrets as his side didn’t win the contest. He amassed 368 runs in the nine innings and returned with an economy of 40.88.
“Actually it was a great experience. But we were unable to win the trophy. And it was a different role for me. Looking at it from that perspective, I played a lot of important roles. And there were many responsibilities. It helped me bring out the best in me. And as I mentioned, I have gained a lot of confidence from it,” Nishaanth said.
He furthered that he took valuable insights from Suresh Raina during tournament’s first leg.
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