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James Neesham Shared A Hilarious Tweet After MI’s Close Win Over KKR

James Neesham Shared A Hilarious Tweet After MI’s Close Win Over KKR: Defending champions Mumbai Indians registered their maiden win of the ongoing 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday after defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders messed up the chase with the side needing only 31 runs off 30 balls, however, Mumbai Indians still managed to win the game with 10 runs. Rohit Sharma’s brilliant captaincy and the mesmerizing spells by Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah stole the game from Kolkata Knight Riders.

Initially, it looked like KKR would win this game, however, Rohit Sharma, the skipper, crushed all their hopes with his amazing captaincy. From a seemingly hopeless position to doing the unthinkable, Mumbai Indians proved why they are hailed as the defending champions.

Meanwhile, James Neesham, who has become one of the most loved Internet darlings, all thanks to his hilarious tweets and witty replies, came up with a hilarious take on Mumbai Indians’ win. Jimmy took to his twitter and shared a hilarious gif of a person running, replicating how someone would behave after winning a close encounter. Sharing the gif, Jimmy wrote:

“Running back to the hotel with that win like.”

Here, check out the tweet:

For the unversed, James Neesham joined Mumbai Indians after he was bought by the franchise for INR 50 lakhs. Earlier, James was a part of the Kings XI Punjab’s squad.

After the match, Rohit Sharma was impressed with the fightback shown by Mumbai Indians. He said”

“Was a great fightback, excellent fightback by each one of them. You don’t see a game like this often. Lots of confidence from this game and we move forward. KKR batted brilliantly in the powerplay. Rahul came and got us crucial wickets in the middle. Krunal bowling those overs at the end was vital as well,”

He added:

“It was a complete team effort and credit to all the bowlers. As batters, you need to carry on. The trend in Chennai is you can’t hit from ball one. You have to plan before you go into bat. We were 15-20 runs short. Should have batted well at the fag end. We need to understand how we need to bat at the death but I don’t want to take anything away from the boys,”

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