Delhi Capitals continued their successful momentum within the ongoing IPL 2023 as they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets on Saturday, Might 6 on the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. After opting to bat first, RCB posted a superb complete of 181/4 within the first innings on the again of half-centuries from Virat Kohli (55 off 46) and Mahipal Lomror (54* off 29).
Within the second innings, DC efficiently chased down the goal with 20 balls to spare courtesy a panoramic knock by Philip Salt (87 off 45).
Talking after the match on his facet’s medical victory, DC captain David Warner revealed that that they had deliberate to tackle RCB’s premier bowler Mohd Siraj early on. Siraj has been distinctive with the brand new ball and has picked 15 wickets within the season up to now and therefore the plan was to tug his size again.
“Wonderful. I assumed it was a par rating, the ball was skidding. However the way in which we got here out led by Phil Salt paved the way in which. Our intention was to tackle Siraj, he is been bowling effectively and taking wickets early. His wickets have been bowled or LBW so we needed to tug his size again,” mentioned Warner in the course of the post-match presentation.
Warner additional credited his bowling unit for looking in packs within the absence of Anrich Nortje who needed to fly again to South Africa resulting from a household emergency.
Ishant is main the pack with Khaleel: David Warner
“Credit score to the way in which the bowlers bowled, Anrich will not be there however Ishant is main the pack with Khaleel. And Kuldeep and Axar as effectively have been good. It’s all about momentum, we’re discovering the appropriate steadiness on the proper time. Now we go to Chennai and attempt to get a efficiency there, I do know it will likely be robust,” he added.
Following their win, Delhi have maintained their ninth place on the factors desk with 4 wins from ten matches. They are going to subsequent face Chennai Tremendous Kings on Wednesday, Might 10 on the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The David Warner-led facet has gained 4 out of its final 5 matches and can look to proceed its good run in opposition to CSK.