Delhi Capitals (DC) cricketers had been on cloud 9 after beating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by three wickets in Dubai on Monday. The thrilling win helped DC to safe the highest spot within the factors desk.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan supplied the essential begin of their chase of 137 runs. However CSK got here again into the sport with a few wickets on the trot. Nonetheless, Shimron Hetmyer ensured the Capitals to register a win with two balls to spare.
No surprise DC cricketers had been seemingly completely satisfied after a memorable victory over three-time IPL champions. Debutant Ripal Patel was seen having fun with the moments by imitating legendary footballer Cristiano Ronaldo‘s trademark celebration within the dressing room.
Aside from Patel, Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada had been additionally noticed sharing fun within the dressing room. Within the video, spinner Axar Patel pulled senior bowler Ishant Sharma‘s leg as nicely.
Right here is the video:
Ecstatic gamers and #CR7 celebrations as DC occupied the 🔝 of the desk final night time 😍
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) October 5, 2021
Talking on the thrilling contest, DC captain Rishabh Pant admitted that it was a difficult triumph for his facet. Pant praised Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw for offering good begins and Hetmyer for ending the sport.
“Not a birthday current, was a troublesome match, we made it powerful for ourselves. Ultimately, if we win, every thing is okay. Within the powerplay, they got here exhausting and acquired away. After that, we bowled some good overs. Ultimately, they acquired away with some additional runs,” stated Pant through the post-match presentation.
“With the bat, Prithvi acquired us to an excellent begin. We had been all the time within the chase because it was a low complete, in the long run, we acquired over the road. Prithvi goes to play that approach, and Shikhar goes to assist him enjoying that approach, however he began nicely. We acquired what we would have liked from him and in , the top, Hetty (Hetmyer) completed it off for us. (On Ashwin’s promotion) We had been simply attempting to maintain the right-left mixture. Massive win, due to this we will be completely positive that we are able to end in high two. So it’s an incredible win for us,” added Pant.