Rajasthan misplaced its opening match in opposition to Punjab Kings by 4 runs and Samson’s 119-run knock went in useless. The facet was given a giant blow on Tuesday as star all-rounder Ben Stokes was dominated out of the event because of a finger harm.
“The feeling in the squad is really good. We’re all eager to get back on the pitch and do well. We played well in the last game and unfortunately didn’t quite get over the line. I think it’s important for us to follow the process and take it game by game,” Samson mentioned in an official Rajasthan Royals launch.
“Important to focus on what our job is, that is to express ourselves and play the brand of cricket we want to play. I believe we have a strong squad that is capable of producing the right results in different situations,” he added.
Chetan Sakariya additionally impressed every person as he returned with the figures of 3-31 in a match the place Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers had been dispatched throughout the park as Punjab Kings posted a rating of 221 within the allotted twenty overs.
“I was feeling really confident as I came into bowl, and had been preparing myself mentally for such a huge moment in my career. It was fantastic from my perspective to be able to put in a good performance on my debut, but it is true that it would’ve felt sweeter had we won the game,” mentioned Sakariya.
“I felt we could’ve bowled well in the latter overs, especially after the 14th over, and we’ve had the opportunity to sit down and identify some key areas which we will look to correct against Delhi. It will be about applying ourselves in the middle and executing our plans well,” he added.
Delhi had a win to start out their marketing campaign, with a powerful all-spherical show in opposition to Chennai Super Kings. Both their opening batsmen checked out ease on an excellent Mumbai observe whereas their bowlers regarded as much as the duty in that first innings present. The Capitals will probably be a strong opponent on this battle at Wankhede.
Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals will lock horns on Thursday on the Wankhede Stadium.