Former Australia skipper and Delhi Capitals (DC) head coach, Ricky Ponting gave recommendation to the India star in entrance of group Director of Cricket, Sourav Ganguly throughout a dressing room speech, as DC misplaced the fifth straight recreation in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.
Ricky Ponting in his interplay with the Delhi Capitals facet tried to carry the mood-
“Good, actually good bowling efficiency. They challenged us early; they acquired off to a flier. Our perspective and dedication got here again, we dragged it again. Kuldeep, the place are you mate? Disenchanted final recreation, weren’t you? You really mentioned sorry to me on the finish of the sport,”
“So mate, don’t you ever apologize to me or anybody for what occurs on the cricket discipline. What I need you to do is bounce again sturdy and in the present day with 2/23 off 4, it was an impressive spell of bowling. Properly performed,” Ponting mentioned with DC’s Director of Cricket Sourav Ganguly in attendance,” mentioned the Ex-Aussie skipper.
Whereas DC’s facet is taking part in with out their common skipper, Rishabh Pant as he has nonetheless not recovered from accidents after a automobile accident in December 2022. However the Aussie star opener, David Warner was made stand-in skipper for this version and ace Indian all-rounder Axar Patel his deputy, and aside from these two, no different participant has carried out constantly within the sixteenth version of the cash-rich league for the Delhi-based facet.
Whereas Indian Leggie has picked 4 wickets from 5 video games this season, and in opposition to Mumbai Indians on the Arun Jaitley Stadium, he was gone for lots of runs. However of their final fixture in opposition to RCB, went for 23 runs in 4 overs, whereas Kuldeep additionally picked up the wickets of the harmful Glenn Maxwell for twenty-four and Dinesh Karthik on successive deliveries and virtually took the hattrick.
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Ponting additionally appreciated the efforts of Lalit Yadav, who saved issues tight with the ball and completed with 1/29, and reserved high praises for all-rounders Axar Patel and Mitchell Marsh for his or her effort at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
“Lalit, I believed you probably did a superb job with the ball as nicely buddy. Two sixes in that one over in any other case the rationale we purchased you in in the present day was to bowl these exhausting overs within the Powerplay, simply exterior it, and you probably did a fantastic job as nicely. Axar you have been additionally nice. 1/25 off three and our golden boy Mitchell Marsh, who picks up 2/18 of his couple overs as nicely. So nicely performed,” he additional added.
Whereas, DC’s facet was hammered in all 5 matches they usually discovered nowhere near successful within the match as they outplayed within the event to this point. Now for his or her sixth conflict of IPL 2023, the Delhi-based facet will tackle Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 20 at Delhi.