- Delhi’s team is now on top in the points table after winning six out of 8 matches.
- Captain Rishabh Pant said that coaches and seniors are getting support
- Thoughts on trying new options in the upcoming matches
- Punjab captain Mayank Agarwal scored 99 runs, said today was my day
Most of the things in the Delhi Capitals team are now on track. And young captain Rishabh Pant (Rishabh said that he is enjoying his role and that he is getting some new lessons every day from coach Ricky Ponting and senior players. Delhi Capitals
After being invited to bat first, Punjab scored 166 for six with the help of caretaker captain Mayank Agarwal’s unbeaten 99 runs. Delhi achieved the target by losing three in 17.4 overs with the help of Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 69 and Prithvi Shaw’s 39 runs.
Pant said after the match, ‘Shikhar Bhai and Prithvi gave us a very good start which makes our innings look better. It feels good when you get a good start in each match. All the players are contributing. Most things have been settled but in the Kolkata phase we need to try some new options. ‘
He said, ‘The competition in the team is very good. I am enjoying every day. Using my experience and the advice of seniors. We are trying to create an environment in which everyone feels good. ‘
Mayank Agarwal, who was in command of Punjab, was adjudged Man of the Match due to KL Rahul’s unwell health. Delhi registered a win with 14 balls remaining but Agarwal feels that his team scored 10 runs less.
Aggarwal said, “It would have been good if we had scored two points in this match but we scored about 10 runs less and then we lagged behind the way they batted in the powerplay.”
Talking about his batting, he said, “One batsman had to stick to the end and that was my strategy.” Today was my day and I took up this responsibility. Unfortunately we were unable to score more runs in the middle overs. We now have to concentrate on doing better in the next match. Regarding Rahul, Aggarwal said, “KL Rahul has gone for surgery and is hopeful that he will return.”