IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer told the reason for the defeat, you also know

Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer, who lost his second match in IPL 2020, has told where his team missed out against Mumbai Indians.

12th October, 2020

The 27th match of IPL 2020 was played between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals on Sunday 11 October at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. In this match, the Delhi team had to be defeated by five wickets against Mumbai. Now Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer has given the reason behind the defeat in this match, due to which Delhi has lost the top spot in IPL's 13th season table.

Shreyas Iyer said that the team scored 10-15 runs less and so we lost. Delhi Capitals had a target of 163 runs in front of Mumbai on the basis of Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 69 runs. At the same time, Mumbai scored the target of 53-53 runs of Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton Dickock, losing five wickets and achieved the ball two balls ago. With this, the Mumbai Indians team reached the top in the points table of IPL 2020. Now both teams have 10–10 points.

After the match, Captain Iyer said, "We scored 10-15 runs less. I think the score of 175 runs would have been great. We lost a lot when Marcus Stoinis was out." Captain Shreyas Iyer also said that the team needs to work on its fielding as well. Iyer said, "This is something we have to work on. We have to work on our fielding. Overall they beat us in every way."

Iyer added, "In the next game we have to work on our mindset as well. I think it is important for us not to take anything lightly. There are some things that we need to work on . " The team of Delhi Capitals is still in a strong position. The Delhi team has won 5 of their first seven matches. Only Mumbai team has been able to win so many matches in its first seven matches, but Mumbai has a better net run rate and is number one.

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Pankaj Prasad