Shreyas Iyer admitted that Delhi Capitals misplaced the game within the powerplay when Sunrisers Hyderabad hammered 77 runs inside the first six overs. David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha had been putting the ball effectively and began scoring freely from the phrase go, their assault taking SRH to a robust complete of 219/2. In reply, the Capitals had been outplayed, getting bowled out for 131, giving Sunrisers a win by 88 runs.
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“Definitely a big loss for us but you can’t really bog down from this point of time. We still have two games left but one win is really important, that’s what we are waiting for since the last three games. Back-to-back losses is definitely going to put us under the pump,” stated Shreyas Iyer through the post-match presentation.
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“The boys are really strong, really motivated and this loss is definitely going to motivate us. We lost the game in the powerplay itself. Getting 70 runs in the first six overs was really commendable and the way they went after our bowlers was amazing.”
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DC skipper gained the toss and took no time in electing to bowl first. Meanwhile, David Warner was trying to bat first anyway and talked about it on the toss. Later, Iyer admitted he failed to learn the pitch as it’s altering every so often, saying he was fairly hoping he’d lose the toss.
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“It’s really difficult to judge what to do on this wicket because it keeps changing any time, so the best thing is to lose the toss. I was contemplating whether to bat or to bowl, unfortunately I won the toss (laughs). We decided that the dew factor will play a massive role, but the ball was stopping a bit. It was really difficult to get off to a great start.”
DC’s web run-rate acquired a severe hammering after this 88-run defeat they usually slipped to 3rd place. They must do effectively of their upcoming games with the intention to safe a playoff berth.