Speaking about Umran Malik, Prasad emphasised on the need to groom him and said that now that he has been picked, selectors must back him even if he has a few poor outings.
Punjab Kings ended their campaign on a winning note, crushing an already demoralised Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets in an inconsequential final IPL league match here on Sunday.
IPL 2022, SRH vs PBKS Highlights: Punjab Kings on Sunday defeated SunRisers Hyderabad in the final league game of the ongoing IPL 2022 season at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
IPL 2022: Punjab Kings will take on SunRisers Hyderabad in their final league stage game on Sunday evening
Shikhar Dhawan has played 34 Tests, 149 ODIs and 68 T20s for India since his debut in 2010
IPL 2022: Sanjay Manjrekar suggested that captaincy weighed Mayank Agarwal down and said Punjab Kings had a better alternative who would have been a "a simpler and easy choice."
The T20I series against the Proteas will start in New Delhi on June 9 with the remaining matches being held at Cuttack, Visakhapatnam, Rajkot and Bengaluru respectively.
IPL 2022: Jonny Bairstow's brutal knock saw Punjab Kings go past Delhi Capitals to register the highest score in the Powerplay this season.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who have found much-needed momentum towards the business end of IPL, will back themselves to ride past an inconsistent Punjab Kings and get closer to a play-off spot on Friday
IPL 2022: Jos Buttler took a stunning catch off the bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin to send Shikhar Dhawan back to the pavilion.