IPL 2020, DC vs KXIP: Shreyas Iyer All-Prize for Super Over Hero Kagiso Rabada
Delhi Capital (DC) captain Shreyas Iyer praised South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who helped him get to the line in a tense match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), who went down in the super over. Rabada departed DC with a target of 3 runs as he was dismissed by successive balls from KXIP captain KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran in the Super Over. The Delhi franchise took their league campaign to a strong start, chasing a 3-run target in the second match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Iyer hailed Rabada as a “winning artist”, while he also
He said, “It was hard to see the game turning in different directions. We are used to it. We faced them in the last season as well. KG is the winning performer and the way Stoinis batted is the game changing. Was. It was important for us to get the wicket. Since the total score was small, and I knew it would be helpful if I saved KG’s over, “he said in the post-match presentation.
Iyer also talked about Ravichandran Ashwin, who struggled with a shoulder injury to save his own bowling.
Ashwin was bowled out after bowling just one over and did not return for the rest of the match.
“Ashwin says he will be ready for the next game, but in the end the physio is about to decide,” Iyer said.
KXIP captain KL Rahul called the defeat a “bitwatch”, assuming he would take a super over at the end of 10 overs.
Rahul said, “This is Bitwatch. If at the end of 10 overs, if you had said that this match was going to a super over, I would have taken it. This is still our first game, so there was a lot to learn. . “
Rahul also praised opening partner Mayank Agarwal, whose 60-ball 89 running line was almost taken over by KXIP.
Rahul said, “He (Mayank) was incredible and to get a game that was close was magical.”
DC scored a total of 157/8 after Marcus Stoinis’ brilliant half-century after being sent to bat first. KXIP was limited to the same scoreline at the end of the second innings, resulting in the match being decided via super over.