While Capitals’ opener Dhawan scored his maiden IPL century, Patel took Delhi over the road with a scintillating present within the remaining over.
Seventeen was wanted from the ultimate over and Patel hammered Ravindra Jadeja for 3 maximums to information Delhi to their seventh win of the season.
Speaking in regards to the win, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer mentioned, “I was sitting inside and I was pretty nervous. I knew if Shikhar stayed till the end, we would win, but the way Axar came out and hit those sixes, it was brilliant. Whenever we give out dressing room Man of the match awards, he is always there. You see his preparations, they are always on point.”
Talking about Delhi’s season and Dhawan’s present, Iyer mentioned that it was mesmerising to look at Dhawan bat. “We know the strengths and weaknesses of our team very well. We enjoy each other’s progress. I just told one of my team-mates today that the way Shikhar batted it was mesmerising to see. As a captain, that gives you breathing space that someone can take your team to the end,” signed off the Delhi captain.
Delhi Capitals subsequent tackle Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday.
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