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IPL 2021: If You Field The Way We Did, You Deserve To Lose – Rishabh Pant After 7-Wicket Loss Against RCB

Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals (DC) misplaced by 7-wickets in opposition to Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the final league stage match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday, October 8.

Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Losing the toss and batting first, Delhi Capitals (DC) openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw offered an impressive begin to the staff. However, after a good efficiency of the middle-order batting unit Delhi Capitals have been capable of put up a rating of 164 runs in 20 overs.

Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell
Srikar Bharat, Glenn Maxwell (Image: Twitter)

Chasing the goal Royal Challengers Bangalore had a exact opposite begin and the openers Devdutt Padikkal and Virat Kohli obtained out below the rating of 6. However, Srikar Bharat and Glenn Maxwell as soon as once more batted brilliantly for RCB.

In the top each the gamers accomplished their half-centuries and helped RCB win the thrilling encounters by 7 wickets.

We Know How Important Fielding Is In T20s – Rishabh Pant

Avesh Khan
Avesh Khan and Rishabh Pant. Credits: IPL

During the post-match presentation, Rishabh Pant expressed his disappointment with the fielding effort of the staff. Notably, Shreyas Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin dropped essential catches within the recreation which costed DC the match. Rishabh Pant said:

We know how important fielding is in T20s. If you field the way we did, you deserve to lose.”

Pant asserted that they misplaced method too many wickets whereas batting first and hoped for a greater fielding consequence within the subsequent recreation. Rishabh Pant said:

 “We also lost too many wickets while batting. But we will have to field better next time, I guess.”

The wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant acknowledged that the floor was not pacer pleasant and the poor fielding made the job powerful for them. Pant stated:

” It was tough for the quick bowlers with the dew, however the fielding has to help the bowling unit. We are usually not feeling nice since you need to win these sort of matches.”

Meanwhile, even after the loss, Delhi Capitals remained within the primary place within the factors desk and they’re going to lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in qualifier 1.

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