Sydney ∙ Australian player Marcus Stoinis has revealed that the Indian Premier League (IPL) is behind his growth as a cricketer. Stoinis said it was from the IPL that he got the skills and confidence to play well against the spinners. After scoring a 17-ball fifty against Sri Lanka in the Twenty20 World Cup, Stoinis emerged to reveal the influence of the Indian Premier League on his game.
The Stoinis, who generally find it difficult to excel against spinners, recorded a massive defeat against their spin duo of Wanindu Hazaranga and Mahesh Thiksana in the match against Sri Lanka. Stoinis is the fastest fifty in World Twenty20 after India’s Yuvraj Singh.
“The IPL has also been a major factor in bringing about a significant change in my game. There are many reasons for that. We will see world-class coaches from many countries and excellent players from different countries there’ – said Stoinis.
“I have been involved in IPL for a few years now. He has played for various teams in the IPL. I have learned many techniques in dealing with spin from IPL. All that has changed my game a lot’ – said Stoinis.
English Summary: IPL has changed my cricket, helped me evolve: Marcus Stonis