Nehra was awarded with Man of the Match for his three wickets against MI © IANS (File Photo)
Nehra was awarded with Man of the Match for his three wickets against MI © IANS (File Photo)

Mumbai: Twenty20 cricket may be regarded as a batsmen’s game, but Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Ashish Nehra believes it is the bowlers who win matches in the format. CSK vs MI: Full Scorecard

“It is a batsman’s game, but I still believe bowlers are the ones who win you matches,” Nehra said after bagging the man of the match award for his good performance (4-0-23-3) against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 8 match at the Wankhede stadium here on Friday. Live Updates: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015

Nehra said it was important to keep to a good line and length upfront. “T20 is a format where you don’t get wickets when you are bowling well. It’s important to pick wickets with the new ball. READ: MI lacking confidence, says skipper Rohit Sharma

“You have to be aggressive if you want to pick wickets. If you bowl a good line and length up front, you set the tone. I just try to do the things which I am good at,” said Nehra. Chennai Super Kings won the match by six wickets.