Dubai: The Delhi Capitals (DC) team recorded their first win of the season by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Captain Shreyas Iyer said after his name reached the Super Over, that his team does not come under pressure under such circumstances and is used to such matches.
Iyer said, ‘It was difficult to see such ups and downs in the match but our team is used to it. Even in the last session, we faced such situations.
The heroes of Delhi Capitals victory were Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada. Rabada took two wickets for just two runs in the super over. Iyer said, ‘Rabada match-winning player and the way Stoinis batted, the match dice was reversed. It was difficult to take a catch due to light falling on the eyes, but this is not an excuse. We have to improve this department ‘.
At the same time, star bowler Ravichandran Ashwin was able to do just one over in the match in which he took two wickets. After that he left the field after getting injured but Iyer hinted that he could play in the next match.
He has said that, ‘Ashwin said that he will be fit till the next match but in the end the decision has to be made by the physio. Axar Patel bowled brilliantly in the middle overs after his injury.
Apart from this, Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul strongly praised Mayank Agarwal and also talked about the mistakes of his team.
Rahul said, ‘This was our first match and we learned a lot from it. Mayank played an incredible innings and took the match so close. He is doing well in Test matches and by bringing the match so close, the team’s confidence will increase.
He said, ‘Whatever is the result, as the captain, I take responsibility for it. We stick to our strategy but we have also made some mistakes. We remained positive even when the score was 55 for five.