IPL 2020: Mayank Agarwal took KXIP in one run of the win against Delhi Capitals with an excellent hit.© BCCI / IPL
After losing their first match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) head coach Anil Kumble is confident that his team will make it right in the next game. Delhi Capitals defeated KXIP in the Super Over in IPL 2020 on Sunday. Both teams had scored 157 runs in the 20 assigned overs that dragged the match to the Super Over. “Really proud of the way we played today. The game was taken away in the last three overs when we bowled, but that said, when we were 55/5 five times to win the game. Mayank hit brilliantly,” said Kumble . in a video posted by KXIP to their Twitter account.
“Really disappointed by the end. Maybe we should have won the game, unfortunately it went to a Super Over and if you go to a Super Over you need at least 10-12 runs that didn’t happen. Delhi also played well when we did. let them off the hook a bit, but that said, for the first game of the tournament, really pleased with the way things have gone. It was a great start and I’m sure we can do all the little things we have. must do correct on the field in the next game, ”he added.
In the final, KXIP needed 13 points to win. Mayank Agarwal scored 12 points from the first three balls, but Marcus Stoinis made a stunning comeback.
Stoinis threw a point ball before taking two wickets from the last two deliveries, bringing the game into the Super Over. Agarwal was fired after scoring 89 runs from 60 balls.
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