IPL 2020, DC vs KXIP: Delhi Capitals fast bowler Kagiso Rabada relieved of his performance in Super Over with Kings XI Punjab
Following his stunning performance in the Super Over against Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capital fast bowler Kagiso Rabada said he was relieved of his effort to help them win. Rabada conceded just two runs in the super over. He also took the wicket of KL Rahul and took him to the leg side to play a pull shot in an awkward position, which eventually got Axar Patel’s hands. And, later, he clean bowled Nicholas Pooran to end Punjab’s innings. “You don’t plan anything. I don’t plan to win, but instead, I plan to execute to win, and I think I managed to do well in the Super Over. It’s Just a game of cricket. Honestly, it was a big relief because I knew that if I did that, and the kind of batsmen we have, to win three runs, we could do that. I just feel so relieved Found that I took a wicket and could help the team. Victory, “Rabada said in an official press release.
In the match between Delhi and Punjab, Marcus Stoinis was the best performer for the former, as he hit 53 runs off just 21 balls to score Delhi’s total of 157/8 in the prescribed twenty overs.
Then, Punjab needed just one run off the final two balls in the match, but Stoinis was able to take two back-to-back wickets to handle the game in the super over. “I think it was an incredible batting by Stoinis. He played.” An incredible innings towards the end to get us to a respectable total, and I felt Shreyas and Rishabh batted very well to get us out of that hole quickly, ”said Rabada.
The pacer said, “What Stoinis had one day – he threw two full tosses and took two wickets. It was his day. And from there, I think we took our chance to win that game.”
South Africa also said that it was good to be under so much pressure in the first match as it was reflected in the team’s first match itself.
“Unfortunately our top order couldn’t do it this time, but we know they are all quality players and will click in the upcoming games. So, you know, happy to win but still a long way in this tournament. The path has to go. ”Said Rabada.
Delhi Capital will now take on Chennai Super Kings at Dubai International Stadium on Friday, 25 September.