Delhi Capitals dominated most of their league group matches in IPL 2021 however faltered when it matter – shedding a carefully fought Qualifier 2 to Kolkata Knight Riders within the ultimate over. DC gamers Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant couldn’t preserve their feelings in test after their marketing campaign got here to an finish on Wednesday (October 13).
It took a six from KKR’s Rahul Tripathi to seal a three-wicket win after Ravichandran Ashwin had raised hopes of a win with wickets of Shakib al Hasan and Sunil Narine off successive deliveries within the ultimate over. Younger gamers of the Capitals appeared heartbroken and in tears after the loss. Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant had been seen getting emotional after the loss.
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“I don’t have phrases to precise in the mean time, can’t inform something. We simply saved believing, tried to remain within the sport so long as doable. The bowlers practically pulled it again, but it surely’s unlucky that it didn’t go our manner. They bowled very effectively within the middle-overs, we bought caught and couldn’t rotate strike. Delhi Capitals are identified to be constructive and hopefully we’ll come again higher subsequent season. We performed actually good cricket, sure, there will probably be ups and downs, however we’ll keep constructive, be there for one another, take care of one another, and hopefully, we’ll come again higher subsequent season,” a particularly emotional Pant stated on the post-match presentation.
Requested the place Delhi went unsuitable, Pant pointed in the direction of DC’s innings, the place they had been capable of make 135/5 in 20 overs. “They (Kolkata) bowled rather well by way of the center overs. We had been caught, and unable to rotate the strike,” Pant stated.
The 24-year-old Pant was hopeful of Delhi coming again stronger within the subsequent season as their quest for his or her maiden IPL title got here to a tragic finish. “Delhi Capitals are identified to be constructive and hopefully we’ll come again higher subsequent season. We performed actually good cricket, sure, there will probably be ups and downs, however we’ll keep constructive, be there for one another, take care of one another and hopefully we`ll come again higher subsequent season,” he added.
KKR will now play MS Dhoni’s Chennai Tremendous Kings within the IPL 2021 ultimate on Friday (October 15) and that guarantees to be nothing in need of a humdinger in Dubai. Either side are well-matched and are worthy finalists for positive.
(with IANS inputs)