Moving over Josh Philippe, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fielded AB de Villiers behind the stumps in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI) on September 29 in Dubai. It was for the primary time within the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that de Villiers saved wickets whereas his teammates questioned if there’s any job on the planet that he can’t do.
The former South African skipper performed an important knock, hammering a 24-ball half-century. Later, he took the wicket-keeping tasks and did an distinctive job. AB bagged the Man of the Match award for his scintillating efficiency and his teammate Washington Sundar was in awe of his multitasking abilities.
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“Tell me one thing that he cannot do, whatever the team needs him to do he will do, he will be more than happy to do and he has been doing that for so many years for RCB,” Sundar stated.
“It adds a lot of balance and he behind the wickets also gives bowlers a lot of thought process and he adds a lot of value to the team,” he added.
On Monday evening time, over 400 runs had been scored within the RCB vs MI conflict whereas Sundar returned with wonderful figures of 1/12.
AB de Villiers performs a shot in the course of the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match in opposition to Mumbai Indians.
On his stellar reveal with the ball, Sundar stated, “I did some planning coming to this game and I was happy that I was given this role, and I enjoy bowling in power-play. It is all the more fun when two great batsmen are playing and when you have got two fielders outside the circle.”
“(I am) very glad that the captain has got so much confidence (for me),” he added.