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IPL 2021: It’s Very Disappointing, Don’t Have Enough Words – Rishabh Pant After Loss To CSK In Qualifier 1

Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant mentioned the loss to the Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 on Sunday in Dubai was “very disappointing” as CSK chased down 173 within the final over, with MS Dhoni as soon as once more including the completion.

Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 70 off 50 balls and Robin Uthappa, who has been enjoying instead of the injured Suresh Raina, starred with 63 off 44 balls. Dhoni, who has been out of shape this season, capped off the chase with 18 runs off 6 balls.

MS Dhoni (Image Credit: Twitter)

“Obviously it’s very disappointing. Don’t have enough words to describe how we are feeling right now. The only thing we can do is rectify our mistakes and move on to the next one,” Rishabh Pant mentioned on the post-match presentation.

Rishabh Pant explains why he went with Tom Curran for the final over

Rishabh Pant made a shocking name to go along with Tom Curran for the final over as a substitute of Kagiso Rabada when 13 runs have been required. The DC captain defined that Curran had had a greater day than Rabada, choosing up 2 wickets earlier than the final over to Rabada’s none, and therefore he opted for the Englishman over the South African.

That transfer, nevertheless, didn’t work as Curran, regardless of taking Moeen Ali’s wicket, conceded three fours to Dhoni.

“I thought that Tom bowled beautifully throughout the match; last over unfortunately went for runs. I thought the bowler who is having a great day, it’s better to use him for the last over,” Rishabh Pant defined.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant (Image Credit: Twitter)

Pant felt the rating of 172 was defendable however Robin Uthappa’s fiery begin gave CSK the platform for the chase.

“I thought the score was decent but they got off to a flier in the powerplay and we didn’t get enough wickets and that was the main difference. As a cricketer, we are going to rectify our mistakes, gonna learn from it and move on to the next one. Hopefully, we can win and play the final,” the DC skipper concluded.

While CSK have booked a spot in one other IPL last, DC, after the loss, may have one other shot to succeed in the ultimate – a bonus they gained by ending within the top-two. They will subsequent meet the winner of the Eliminator between RCB and KKR, in Qualifier 2 on Wednesday in Sharjah.

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