India and Mumbai Indians off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels that he should have been playing for Mumbai Indians XI in the Indian Premier League final match against Rising Pune Supergiants.
But ‘Turbanator’ didn’t agree with the certain plans of those taken by Mumbai Indians decision. MI skipper Rohit Sharma said that he was not picked up to play the final match against RPS because of tactics.
Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan said to NDTV that “Obviously frustrating when you’resitting out and watching the game and it is something which is out of your control. Till last year, I was part of the management that used to pick the playing XI. But this time I needed to spend time with my family.”
Harbhajan added, “I respect the management’s decision. I won’t cry about this. I am a team man. Mahela (Jayawardene) spoke to me about a lot of right-handers in the Pune team so they want to play a leg-spinner but as an office, most of my wickets in any formats have been right-handers.”
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Talking about the matter he believes, Singh response to the quoted “I believe. This is what I feel. But in the end what matters is that we won.”
As the team squad mainly played a young player, Harbhajan said jokingly “I’m young. Have a look at me; I’m just about to get six packs!”
When asked why doesn’t have a players association, Punjab man said: “Senior players like Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid tried to make a players association would have been there none of these match-fixing controversies, the need for the Lodha Panel, none of this would have happened.”