Mohsin Khan isn’t a one-trick pony. Though categorized as a medium-pacer, the 23-year-old from Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh can crank it as much as the excessive 140s. Simply the opposite night time, the supply which noticed the again of the damaging Rishabh Pant was clocked at 145kmph.
Even Lucknow Tremendous Giants skipper Okay.L. Rahul confessed that he doesn’t take pleasure in going through Mohsin throughout the coaching periods. “He’s been good. I performed him within the nets for the primary time a month in the past… Didn’t wish to face him. He was sharp and scary at occasions,” he mentioned throughout the presentation ceremony after the staff’s six-run win over the Delhi Capitals on Sunday.
Rahul would additionally let you know that it isn’t at all times the sheer tempo, the variations, or the left-armer’s angle which aids Mohsin. It additionally entails shrewd cricketing acumen.
From setting Pant up with a barrage of brief balls earlier than pushing the fuller size to do him in, to flummoxing an unsuspecting Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings with a slower ball, Mohsin has been ticking all the appropriate containers.
After warming the bench for 3 seasons with Mumbai Indians, he has now made probably the most of his alternatives at his new house. Mohsin, who performed his solely First Class match in 2020 and made his Listing-A and T20 debuts in 2018, has picked up eight wickets from 4 matches within the ongoing version of the IPL. His economic system price is a miserly 6.07, along with his strike price and bowling common being 10.50 and 10.63 respectively.
He has proven he might be helpful with the bat as nicely, scoring an unbeaten six-ball 13 towards Kings. Whereas he acquired off the mark with a 91m six, he additionally performed a drive by cowl off the final ball of the innings to take his aspect previous 150 (153/8).
Mohsin appeared happy when he stepped onto the dais to obtain his very first IPL Participant-of-the-Match award for his four-wicket haul towards Capitals. “I’m so completely happy in the present day. My mother and pop could be seeing this on TV,” he mentioned.