DC vs SRH IPL 2023: Coming 9 runs short is disappointing, says Delhi Capitals skipper David Warner. cricket news
This is Delhi’s sixth defeat in eight matches. They started their campaign on a disastrous note with five consecutive losses and two wins.
Hyderabad got the much needed win after three consecutive defeats. Abhishek Sharma top-scored for SRH with an all-round performance of 67 off 36 balls and 1/26.
Chasing 198 for the win, the Australian all-rounder fell apart in the chase at the back end of Delhi’s innings. Michelle Marsh After his four wickets (4/27), he was followed by his 39-ball 63.
“We were a bit poor with the ball, but I think Mitch Marsh bowled brilliantly. He was our best bowler. It’s disappointing to come down nine runs short. I don’t think the pitch got too slow, he Speed stopped.” (ball). When you lose wickets in the middle, it can be extremely difficult,” Warner said during the post-match presentation.
When Delhi Capitals needed 58 runs in 26 balls, Akshar Patel Was inserted at number 7. The Indian all-rounder gave it his all but the task was too much for him as the other batsmen wasted so many balls.
“He (Akshar) is in good touch. For us it was about a good start, and we know he and I will have to handle our spinners with the ball that spins back. Axar can be difficult to catch. We Losing a lot of wickets in the middle,” said Warner.
Warner said they needed to “build momentum” in the middle overs to continue winning, adding that the senior players “must take responsibility”.
“We just have to build momentum through the middle with the bat. We need one or two players to get 80-plus scores and win the game for us. We are losing too many wickets all over the middle and that’s where we are suffering ” dash.
Warner said, ‘Our senior players have to take responsibility. One of us has to get a big total and then he takes care of himself from there.