Dubai: Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Shreyas Iyer despite a 57-run defeat in the first qualifier of IPL 2020 (IPL 2020) against Mumbai Indians (MI), focusing on positives from his players and next Appealed to enter the match with a strong mindset.
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Iyer said, “I don’t want to talk anything negative about the team, but we have to come down on the field with a strong mindset.” Mumbai scored 200 for 5 wickets after being invited to bat first. In response, the Delhi team was able to score 143 runs for 8 wickets.
Talking about his positive aspects in the match, Iyer said, ‘We were dominating the match when we took 2 wickets in the middle overs and their score was around 110 after 13 or 14 overs. We should have taken advantage of that.
He said, ‘We could chase the target of 170 runs on this wicket but it is part of the game. Not every match can suit you.
Iyer said that living in a bio-safe environment, it is not easy to adopt the same routine every day. Along with this, he also praised Ravichandran Ashwin who took 3 wickets for 29 runs.
He said, ‘It is not easy to live in the same routine every day while living in a bio safe environment. We worked hard.
Iyer said, ‘Ashwin bowled brilliantly. He always gives his important contribution. He plays with the batsmen’s mind. His advice is useful to me as a captain.