Parthiv draws all-round praise
Parthiv Patel's 61 on a tough pitch played a huge part in Hyderabad's win. Parthiv Patel was adjudged the Man of the Match for his fine knock of 61 and his contribution drew praise from both captains. Adam Gilchrist acknowledged the quality of the knock, "Parthiv Patel played well on a wicket that was doing something," he said.
“Parthiv Patel played well on a wicket that was doing something,”
He also mentioned mentioned that Perera's knock was a game-changer, "Thisara came towards the end and changed the course of the match." The duo evoked similar praise from Camneron White as well, "Parthiv saw the innings through, then Perera put the icing on the cake," he said. Parthiv himself lent some insight on his plans to tackle the tricky pitch, "I was told to hang in there till the 15th and 16th over.
“ The duo evoked similar praise from Camneron White as well, ”
130-140 was a par score but it was a difficult wicket to bat on," said the southpaw. "When Thisara Perera came, we knew that he could hit sixes.
“Waqar Younis told me to bowl on a good length and to keep it on a Test match length when we saw how the ball was moving around,”
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