Abu Dhabi: After registering a 17-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer mentioned that the crew’s journey has been like a rollercoaster on this version of the event.
Kagiso Rabada took 4 wickets whereas Marcus Stoinis scalped three wickets as Delhi Capitals defended a complete of 189 runs to progress to the finals of the Indian Premier League.
That is the primary time that Delhi has progressed to the finals of the IPL. For SunRisers, Kane Williamson performed a knock of 67 runs.
“Finest feeling ever. The journey has been a rollercoaster. Finish of the day we caught collectively as a household. Very pleased with the hassle each particular person has put in. It has taught me many issues. Lots of duty comes with being a captain. However have been getting help from coaches and help workers. On prime of that, the crew has been so particular. Actually lucky to have such a tremendous crew. The feelings preserve going excessive and low, so you may’t have the identical set of routines,” Iyer mentioned.
Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan and Shimron Hetmyer performed knocks of 78 and 42 respectively as Delhi Capitals posted a complete of 189/three within the allotted twenty overs.
Within the ultimate 4 overs, Delhi Capitals managed so as to add 44 extra runs to their complete and in consequence, the aspect posted a rating of greater than the 180-run mark. For Delhi, Shikhar Dhawan was the top-scorer as he performed a knock of 78 runs, whereas Hetmyer remained unbeaten on 42.
“Hoping that within the subsequent sport as effectively, towards Mumbai Indians, the largest crew, we’re capable of play freely. We’re going at 10 runs per over, however we all know Rashid will be deadly within the center. The plan was to not give him wickets. Have been missing with the opening partnership. Wanted a rocket begin, We thought if he goes and performs most deliveries he can provide us a very good begin,” said Iyer.