The 28-year-old from Chandigarh was only able to handle 42 runs in the four games he played before the IPL was suspended in May due to multiple Covid-19 cases within the biobubble.
“I was a little disappointed because I felt like I couldn’t capitalize on the starts I got, however it means I learned a lot from those starts and prepared well for the second leg,” Manan said in a statement. issued by the franchise.
Manan, a member of the U-19 World Cup winning team, said the time has come for the inaugural champions Rajasthan to claim the trophy and have a lot of self-confidence as they head to the T20 League.
“As a group, we are all looking to win the trophy. It has been a long time since the franchise won it,” said Manan, who was cornered by RR in 2019.
“… the best thing is that everyone in our group believes that the team has the potential to make a mark once again. Therefore, we are aiming for the cup, but we will be conscious to take it game by game.”
Like millions of others, Manan also has the ambition to play for the country and said he intends to use the upcoming national season to present a case to the selectors.
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“All the players on the circuit have the same dream, and so do I. I definitely want to play for the Indian team. I think the next domestic season again gives me the opportunity to get attention,” said Manan, who has 1,054 runs in 53 games. IPL with a hit rate of more than 130.
“I am playing for Chandigarh now and I will be leading them, so I am confident that I will lead my team to the later stages of the competitions through good performances, which will help me make my case.”
Manan’s teammate and friend Mayank Markande hopes the effect will come back into play like last year with IPL in the UAE.
“Our spinners did a great job in the UAE last year, so I feel like we’ve put our strengths to good use again. We feel really confident going into this phase,” he said.
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Mayank couldn’t find a place on the Royals team during the first round, but said he is “happy to look forward to his chances and understands that conditions in India weren’t favoring the spinners too much,” but he knows his “opportunity was. it will”. come”.
Speaking of his transformation as a player, Mayank said: “When I started playing IPL, I didn’t have a lot of experience. But when I play now, I feel like I have matured as a player and as a person.
“I think I’m mentally tough now and I know how to deal with pressure and bowling in challenging situations,” said the 23-year-old who had won 15 wickets in his IPL debut season in 2018.
Having played a T20I for the Indian team, Mayank said he “dreams of returning to the Indian team with a good performance on the national circuit and then consistently playing for the nation at the highest level.”