Indian Premier League 2020: Virat Kohli says Washington Sundar, Shivam Dubey showed “great performance” against Sun Riders Hyderabad
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli welcomed Shivam Dubey and Washington Sundar to hold their own in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). RCB defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs to secure their first win in the tournament. Sundar threw just one over in the match, conceding seven runs. Kohli said the way the spinner bowled the over after hitting a six off the second ball was very remarkable to watch. RCB’s official Twitter handle posted a video on Wednesday, in which Kohli, head coach Simon Katich and cricket director Mike Hewson can be seen addressing the team after the win against Hyderabad.
Head Coach Simon Katich, Captain Virat Kohli and Cricket Operations Director Mike Hewson addressed the players in the dressing room after our win against Sunrisers Hyderabad. #PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #SRHvRCB pic.twitter.com/qO48noNVTg
– Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 23, 2020
Kohli said, there are some things for me that are out of this win, I think we have talked about Yuzvendra Chahal and Devdutt Padikkal as the usual suspects. But I would like to mention two people who performed brilliantly against Hyderabad. The team in the dressing room.
“I know that Washington Sundar did not bowl three overs, but to hit a six on the second ball of the over and yet the over he bowled did not allow it to become a big over.
He said, ‘The second one is Shivam Dubey, who bowled two overs in the last four.
He said, “During the second strategic time with Hyderabad, the final five overs required 43 runs for eight wickets, we knew that many times in the past we had not given ourselves to do this type of defense, but I shouldered Did not see “The essence of how I want to play this year for me,” he said.
In the match against Hyderabad, Yuzvendra Chahal finished with figures of 3–18 and got the crucial wickets of Johnny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Vijay Shankar.
On the other hand, Shivam Dubey finished with figures of 2–15 in his quota of three overs.
The Sunrisers were scoring 121/2 at a time and were chasing their target of 164. However, for RCB, Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini made a brilliant comeback and Hyderabad lost the match by 10 runs, losing eight wickets for just 32 runs.
“Well done boys, I think you should be proud of the spirit that you all showed in the game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. You never gave up, even when Bairstow was going really well, Hanged there. “
Addressing the RCB team after the win against Hyderabad, Katich said, “This is the stand for me in which you kept helping each other and you guys stuck together. It was fantastic to see.”
“Today, two people set up the game for us in the beginning, well done Finch and Devdutt, you guys helped each other and it was important for us. The will to win will give us a good grip,” he said. .
Johnny Bairstow scored 61 runs for Hyderabad, while Manish Pandey scored 34 runs.
Earlier, for RCB, Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers scored half-centuries to reach the team’s score of 163/5 in the prescribed twenty overs.
The Virat Kohli-led team will now take on Kings XI Punjab on Thursday 24 September.