The Kane WilliamsonSunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) started their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 United Arab Emirates (UAE) campaign with an 8-wicket defeat against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) especially won the toss and they chose to bat first and the decision returned them. During the throw, Rishabh Pant also told that Delhi Capitals (DC) wanted to bowl first and that they get what they want.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) got a big hit in the first over when they lost one of the best batsmen in the history of the tournament, David Warner with a score of 0. Then Wriddhiman Saha and Kane Williamson underperformed when they both managed to score 18 runs each.
Especially, Abdul Samad | and Rashid Khan were the best runs for the team with 28 and 22 runs in their pocket. Meanwhile, SRH finished their innings with 134 runs with the loss of 9 wickets.
While defending the goal, Khaleel Ahmed managed to fire Prithvi Shaw in the 3rd over. However, Dhawan stood strong and batted until the 11th and scored 42 runs. After that, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer showed a batting master class and led Delhi Capitals to victory.
We did not start well, not registered a decent partnership: Kane Williamson
In the post-match presenter, Kane Williamson agreed that they did not start well in the match. He was also disappointed with the bowling performance of the team.
“We did not start well, did not register a decent partnership, but never gained momentum, some good scores in the back, but almost 25-30 runs short. We bowled well, we defended modest scores in the past, but it was not today, which was a bit unfortunate. “
Furthermore, the SRH captain said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been a difficult journey so far. He said:
“It’s been a tough campaign so far, but we have to enjoy our cricket and not put ourselves under pressure – they have been excellent, they are both quality international players, two of the best fast bowlers currently around and they put us under pressure. ”
Meanwhile, Williamson finished off by applauding team Delhi Capitals for their incredible performance.
” They put us in difficult positions, maybe if we had not lost early wickets we could have done differently but Delhi were excellent and played cricket. We need to concentrate on the way we play and try to improve. ”