Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer was all praise for his bowlers as the team maintained its winning run in the IPL 2020 beating Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs.
Shreyas Iyer hailed the bowling attack of his squad as the bowlers very well executed their plans & defended a total of 184 runs in the 23rd match of the IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This victory has propelled Delhi capitals franchise to the top of the Points Table with Rajasthan Royals placed on seventh spot on the Points Table.
“I’m really happy with the way we came out in the second innings. We thought it was an under-par score but it was stopping on the wicket and the bowlers executed their plans really well. We were also going to bowl first with the dew factor, but thankfully it went in our favor,” said Iyer in the post-match presentation after a clinical performance.
The DC captain further stated that he is enjoying the captaincy hailing the mixture of the team. Iyer however warned his players not to take things for granted & continue executing the plans perfectly as slight carelessness can result in drastic defeats.
“I am enjoying captaincy because the players make it really easy, especially the bowlers. I think the mixture in our team is really good and we have worked really hard on this. The boys have shared their thoughts pre-tour and their strengths and weaknesses. I am happy with how we are progressing and hoping to maintain the momentum. We can’t take anything lightly and need to come with our plans, execute them well,” he added on a cautious note.
Shimron Hetmyer was the highest run scorer for Delhi Capitals hitting 45 runs off 24 deliveries in an innings comprising of a boundary & five sixes. Hetmyer’s knock enabled the team to post a target of 185 runs which Delhi Capitals could defend comfortably. Rabada picked three wickets with Ashwin & Marcus accounting for two dismissals each.