IPL 2021: “The execution from our bowlers wasn’t good”

Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has stated that his staff’s bowling wasn’t up to speed of their IPL 2021 opener in opposition to the Delhi Capitals.

CSK went right down to DC by seven wickets on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. Set to chase 188, the Delhi Capitals acquired dwelling with eight balls to spare.

Talking on the post-match convention, MS Dhoni blamed his bowlers for not getting their act proper. He stated on this regard:

“We might have finished higher (with our bowling). The batters have been hitting excessive; there have been some boundary deliveries, the place the execution wasn’t good. The bowlers will study within the coming days.”

Delhi openers Shikhar Dhawan (85 off 54 balls) and Prithvi Shaw (72 off 38 balls) mauled the CSK bowlers in a gap stand of 138 in 13.3 overs.

Though each batsmen have been dismissed earlier than the goal was achieved, DC eased throughout the end line with out too many hiccups.

Dew performed an vital issue: MS Dhoni

The CSK captain, who was dismissed for a second ball-duck by Avesh Khan, stated that dew had a key position to play within the match.

In accordance with MS Dhoni, CSK needed to get as many further runs as attainable conserving the dew consider thoughts. Elaborating additional, MS Dhoni stated:

“Rather a lot trusted how a lot dew you’d get. That is the explanation we needed to get as a lot runs as attainable. The primary few overs, it was a bit cheesy, and the batters did effectively to get to 188. You must look forward, particularly when you might have dew, you need to get further runs. 7.30 begin means opposition can have much less quantity of dew, and we now have to attain these 15-20 runs further. After that, it’s essential to get early wickets additionally. Effectively, if we hold constantly getting dew, 200 is one thing all groups bear in mind. I felt each our openers acquired superb deliveries, and that may occur in a sport like this.”

CSK misplaced each their openers early and have been struggling at 7 for two. Suresh Raina (54 off 36), Moeen Ali (36 off 24), Sam Curran (34 off 15) and Ravindra Jadeja (26 not out off17), although, lifted the Tremendous Kings to what seemed like a aggressive complete.

As soon as Shaw and Dhawan tore into the CSK assault, although, it was all one-way site visitors for the Delhi Capitals.

Printed 11 Apr 2021, 00:08 IST

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