Indian Premier League: Kings XI Punjab coach Anil Kumble described Delhi’s Capitals as “off the hook”.
IPL 2020: Mayank Agarwal led KXIP to victory against the Delhi Capitals with a stunning win.© BCCI / IPL
After losing their first match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) head coach Anil Kumble is confident that his team will set things right in the next game. Delhi Capital defeated KXIP in the Super Over in IPL 2020 on Sunday. Both teams scored 157 runs in the stipulated 20 overs which drew the match in the super over. Kumble said, “We are proud of the way we played today. The game was taken out in the last three overs when we bowled, but said that once we were down 55/5 to win the game.” So Mayank batted brilliantly. ” In a video posted by KXIP on its Twitter handle.
“Really disappointing until the end. Maybe we should have won the game. Unfortunately, it went into a super over and when you go to the super over, you need at least 10-12 runs.” Which didn’t happen. Delhi also played well. We left them off the hook a little bit, but said that for the first game of the tournament, they were really satisfied with the way things have gone. It was a good start and I’m sure Is that we will be able to correct whatever small things are there. There is a need to do on the field in the next game, “he said.
In the final over, KXIP needed 13 runs to win. Mayank Agarwal scored 12 runs off the first three balls but Marcus Stoinis made a great comeback.
Stoinis bowled a dot ball before taking two wickets off the final two balls, taking the match in the super over. Aggarwal was dismissed for 89 off 60 balls.