New Delhi: It wasn’t a contented homecoming for Delhi Daredevils as they did not chase 144 and Kings XI Punjab registered a 4-run win in an exciting tie on the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday.Punjab did not put up a large general at the board within the absence of Chris Gayle, however regardless of that their bowlers controlled to take them house. With this effort Punjab controlled to achieve most sensible of the issues desk.
After the win, KXIP skipper R Ashwin stated that this was once a much-needed win for the group in opposition to Delhi. “If we have been occupied with profitable, this can be a sport we had to win,” he stated within the post-match presentation rite.
It was once a relatively disciplined bowling effort via Punjab as not one of the bowlers gave Delhi batsmen to freeze fingers. The pick out of the bowlers although was once pacer Ankit Rajpoot, who returned with figures of two/23. Afghanistan teen Mujeeb Ur Rahman inspired too.
“I made up our minds Mujeeb can be bowling the 20th over. I assumed AJ (Tye) was once the most efficient bowler at the day. Delhi batsmen sought after to assault, which fell in our fingers,” Ashwin added.
Debutant Prithvi Shaw had were given Daredevils to a just right get started however they couldn’t capitalize on it. Shreyas Iyer’s 57 were given them just about the objective, however that didn’t end up sufficient, and were given out at the closing ball of the tournament.
A disenchanted Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir stated, “While you lose 3 wickets within the first six overs, it’s all the time tough.”
“Avesh (Khan) bowled neatly, (Prithvi) Shaw is a participant for the long run. We’ve were given to win seven video games. Our bowling was once just right nowadays, however couldn’t pass the road.”
First Revealed: April 24, 2018, 9:33 AM IST