After a bright start, Rising Pune Supergiants had a tough journey in IPL 2016 during the first half of the season. On the field, they won just two out of eight games and lost all six home matches.

Moreover, all four overseas players who started their first match — Steve Smith, Kevin Pietersen, Mitchell Marsh and Faf du Plessis — have sustained injuries that have ruled them out of the remainder of the IPL.

But Bowler Ishant Sharm has not yet given up, he expects the tea to make a return to the season, here is exclusive interview: