Shreyas Iyer admitted that Delhi Capital lost the game in Powerplay when Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 77 runs in the first six overs. David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha were hitting the ball well and started scoring independently of Shab Go, their attack taking SRH to a total of 219/2. In response, the Capitals were out, bowled out for 131, helping the Sunrisers win by 88 runs.
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“Definitely a big loss for us, but you can’t really come down from this time. We still have two games left but one win is really important, that’s what we’ve been waiting for the last three games During the post-match presentation, Shreyas Iyer said, “The back-to-back loss is definitely going to put us in the pump.”
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“The boys are really strong, really motivated and this loss is definitely going to inspire us. We lost the game in Powerplay itself. Getting 70 runs in the first six overs was really commendable and the way our bowlers did amazing. “
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The DC captain won the toss and took no time to bowl first. Meanwhile, David Warner was looking to bat first and mentioned it in the toss. Later, Iyer admitted that he failed to read the pitch as it is now changing every time, saying that he was hoping he would lose the toss.
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He said, “It is really difficult to figure out what to do on this wicket as it varies at any time, so the best thing is to lose the toss.” I was considering whether to bat or bowl, unfortunately I won the toss (laughs). We decided that the dew factor would play a big role, but the ball was stopping a bit. It was really hard to get off to a great start. “
After this 88-run defeat, DC’s net run-rate received a serious hammer and they slipped to third place. They must perform well in their upcoming games to secure a playoff berth.
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