Sunrisers on Tuesday (September 29) claimed their first win of the season after beating Delhi Capitals by 15 runs on the Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi.
After being despatched into bat, SRH scored 162 for four of their quota of 20 overs. And when DC got here out to chase, the SRH bowlers strangled their run circulation within the final 5 overs and restricted them to 147/7. They gave away simply 31 runs between the 15th and 20th over.
And Warner was happy with such a good bowling effort from his group who helped seal a win regardless of dropping the toss.
“We lost the toss tonight and won the game, so it feels good,” stated Warner within the post-match presentation ceremony.
Death bowling performs a serious function in T20 matches and Warner acknowledged that saying Mitchell Marsh’s harm earlier within the season bought his group frightened. But Australian opener credited his bowlers for his or her exhibiting within the dying.
“Unfortunately, Mitch Marsh was injured and we had to figure out how to get the overs in, but young Abhishek Sharma came in. We have been working really hard in our training with death bowling, and today they were fantastic because they can be called up at any stage,” he stated.
Meanwhile, the dropping captain Shreyas Iyer stated that they had been stunned with the best way the pitch behaved after they got here out to bat.
“It was surprising that in the second innings, it (pitch) was two-paced. When I went in, the ball wasn’t coming onto the bat. But we can’t give any excuse at this moment. We didn’t execute our plans the way we wanted to,” stated Iyer.
The DC captain, nonetheless, admitted that they had been outplayed by SRH and lauded Warner’s males for his or her efficiency.
“We were pretty much happy with 162, it was a par score on this wicket. We had no idea how this wicket would behave as this is our first game here. They outplayed us in all three departments and credit to them for that,” he stated.
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