Sunday witnessed the primary double-header of the season and each turned out to be high-scoring affairs. Playing within the second match of the day, the Capitals bounced again from their defeat with a convincing win over Punjab.
After opting the bat, Punjab openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal performed scorching knocks as they guided Punjab to a stable whole of 1954.
Though the chase regarded powerful, Delhi made it appear to be a simple chase. Dhawan scored a blistering 92 off 49 to information Delhi to the second highest profitable run chase on the Wankhede.
Speaking to the broadcasters after his match-winning knock, Dhawan mentioned he was not afraid to make modifications and it was a acutely aware effort from his finish to enhance the strike-rate. “It was a conscious effort from my side (to increase the strike rate) and I started taking more risks. I’m not afraid of changes. I’m always open towards changes and I make sure I give it a good try in the nets and then in the games. I’m not scared of getting out as well!
“I’ve worked on the leg-side shots, coming in the crease, using the pace of the bowler. Depends who’s bowling and what plans I make for them. My slog shot has improved. It was there before as well. I’m very relaxed these days. If I’m not relaxed at this time, then when? I’m relaxed but also attentive,” mentioned Man-of-the-match Dhawan.
Dhawan put up a gap stand of 59 off 33 with Prithvi Shaw to hand Delhi a flying begin. Lauding his opening associate, Dhawan mentioned, “Great opening with Prithvi. Love batting with Shaw, we made a huge impact and that was great for our team. Happy with the way he played today and scored 30-40 runs.”
Dhawan has additionally been exceptionally good on the sphere, having already picked up seven catches thus far this season. With Sunday’s win Delhi Capitals have now registered two wins from three matches. The Capitals will subsequent tackle Mumbai Indians on Tuesday (April 20).
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