Delhi Capitals received their sixth match of IPL 2022 to remain within the hunt for the playoffs however skipper Rishabh Pant mentioned he missed Prithvi Shaw within the set-up. On Wednesday, DC crushed Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets because of Mitchell Marsh’s all-round heroics and a skillful half-century by David Warner.
Mitchell Marsh starred with 2 for 25 and a 62-ball 89 whereas David Warner remained not out on 52 as DC aced a 161-run chase with 11 balls to spare. But Rishabh Pant mentioned Prithvi Shaw’s absence has left a gaping gap.
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Prithvi Shaw final performed for DC this season within the recreation towards Lucknow Super Giants on May 1. His substitute Srikar Bharat received out for a duck towards RR on Wednesday however the Marsh-Warner partnership helped DC safe victory.
“We miss him but we can’t control that. He has typhoid or something like that is what the doctor told me,” Pant advised Star Sports after the match.
Delhi Capitals have stored themselves within the hunt for a spot within the playoffs after their huge victory. DC have been inconsistent of their marketing campaign which has additionally been stricken by a number of Covid-19 instances within the camp.
A number of days earlier than their drubbing by the hands of defending champions Chennai Super Kings, DC had thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad because of David Warner’s 92 not out and an explosive half-century from Rovman Powell.
Rishabh Pant mentioned DC’s medical victory over RR was near an ideal recreation however he added there was all the time some room for enchancment.
“It was close to a perfect game as I believe there is always space for improvement. On these kinds of wickets where there is little turn, you can go either way.
“I’m pleased we bowled first. I believed 140-160 was a superb rating and mentioned so on the toss. And we received there. Destiny is all the time in your palms, you possibly can look to provide 100%. The fielding could possibly be higher, however this was near an ideal recreation,” he mentioned.
On Wednesday, David Warner hit one other half-century however the greater impression was made by Mitchell Marsh who picked 2 for 25 in 3 overs after which hammered 89 off 62 balls. Warner and Marsh added 144 for the second wicket after dropping Srikar Bharat for a duck within the second ball of the innings.
Delhi Capitals have two extra video games left within the group stage they usually can now go to a most of 16 factors.
With 12 factors from 12 matches, DC are prone to make RR and Royal Challengers Bangalore (each on 14 factors from 12 video games).
Delhi Capitals subsequent tackle Punjab Kings on May 16 earlier than finishing their group stage with a conflict towards Mumbai Indians (May 21) who’re already out of rivalry for the playoffs.