Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer is in ache after hurting his left shoulder and an entire image will solely emerge after his scan reviews arrive, stated stand-in captain Shikhar Dhawan after their group beat Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs in an IPL sport right here on Wednesday.
Iyer damage his left shoulder whereas attempting to impact a diving cease throughout RR innings and needed to go away the sector as a result of extreme ache.
“He (Iyer) is in ache however good factor is he is ready to transfer his shoulder. I have never spoken to him at size. We’ll get correct report tomorrow,” stated stand-in captain Dhawan, who actually led nicely throughout the finish levels.
“One second it was fairly even and to select it again from there was a group effort. It was necessary we keep constructive as a group. I knew their batting is not deep and if we obtained their top-order we are able to get them,” the seasoned India worldwide stated.
Dhawan was all reward for his pacers, together with Purple Cap winner Kagiso Rabada (18 wickets) and the quickest bowler in world cricket Anrich Nortje.
“Each time, we would like them to ship they’re delivering,” Dhawan stated.
He additionally praised debutant Tushar Deshpande.
“He confirmed braveness. The road and size he bowled was superb. We’ve to maintain the momentum. It is a lengthy event. We’ll preserve the method going,” Dhawan stated.
Dropping captain Steve Smith identified the slowness of the observe being one of many causes for the defeat.
“It was disappointing. The wicket slowed up a bit as the sport went on. We obtained off to an excellent begin with Jos (Buttler) and (Ben Stokes) Stokesy, then we misplaced a pair wickets and obtained one other partnership between Stokesy and Sanju (Samson), then once more misplaced wickets in clumps and on gradual wickets it’s laborious to make up too many runs on the back-end,” Smith stated.
“We wanted to take it a bit deeper from a few of our batters and we weren’t in a position to do this. We thought we bowled nicely on the back-end and restricted them to 160-odd, that was in all probability round par on this wicket,” the Royals skipper stated.
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