Thursday, December 1, 2022

Unfortunately we lost too many wickets and we could not capitalise : Shreyas Iyer

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Delhi Capitals lost back to back three matches. In their last match against KXIP they were very close to win at a time but they lost last seven wickets in just eight runs. In yesterday match once again they scored only 129 runs at the loss of seven wickets against Sun Risers Hyderabad. From Delhi Capitals only Capitals Shreyas Iyer played well knock. He scored 43 runs in 41 balls. In end Axer Patel also played a match finishing innings. Sun Risers Hyderabad easily chased down the target at the loss of five wickets. It was Sun Risers Hyderabad’s fourth consecutive match that they have not lost any wickets in power play. Jonny Bairstow nominated as the player of match. He scored 48 runs in 28 balls. After losing the match captian Shreyas Iyer said in last two matches we were short of 10 to 15 runs.

Shreyas Iyer said that

“The last two games have been the same (disappointing). It was a tough wicket to bat on and since they bowled first, they had an idea about how to go about it. We didn’t play that well as a batting side. Another learning – we should come back positive and strong. After the first time out, I thought 140-150 would have been a good score, especially with three spinners playing. Unfortunately we lost too many wickets and we could not capitalise.

I needed a little support over there because one of the top four batsmen had to be there, I had taken the responsibility but unfortunately I took on Rashid and got out as well. We had almost lost the game after the first few overs, but the way we came back should be appreciated. The bowlers are mentally strong at the moment. That is really good to see from a captain’s point of view.”

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