Jitesh Sharma is one player who has left many impressed with his power-hitting skills and talent as a wicket-keeper. Now, the legendary MS Dhoni has responded to Jitesh Sharma’s question about the latter’s keeping skills. In this article, we take a look as MS Dhoni reacts to Jitesh Sharma‘s skills behind the wickets.
MS Dhoni reacts to Jitesh Sharma’s skills behind the wickets
In two games so far, Jitesh has recorded scores of 26(17) and 23(11). In both games, he played above the strike rate of 150. He managed to impress a few with his fearlessness and the ability to hit big shots right away. Apart from his talent with the willow, Jitesh also did well behind the stumps. Against CSK, he took a good catch and helped PBKS dismiss MS Dhoni.
Talking about this wicket on Star Sports, he said, “I heard a wooden sound in the last game and I asked the captain to take the DRS because I was confident.” He further revealed that he spoke to MS Dhoni about his wicket-keeping. The Vidharba cricketer said, “I personally spoke to MS Dhoni and he told me that my glovework and my leg movements are very good, and said I would improve day by day.”
Talking further about his intentions with PBKS, he concluded, “I will contribute in whichever way I can. I am a team man. If the team wins because of me, I will definitely be the happiest on the squad. My only aim this year is to try and help the Punjab Kings win its first trophy.”
Jitesh Sharma all set for a long run in PBKS XI
Based on the skills on display so far, Jitesh is all set to occupy a spot in the middle-order for PBKS for a few more games. If he manages to continue his performances, he could end up being one of the finds of this season. It needs to be seen how he does as the IPL 2022 season progresses.