IPL 2022: We need to get better in all aspects of the game, says Delhi Capitals’ coach Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Delhi Capitals‘ (DC) head coach Ricky Ponting feels his staff wants to enhance in all features of the sport after its third defeat in 5 video games within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
DC misplaced by 16 runs to Royal Challengers Bangalore on the Wankhede Stadium right here on Saturday night time to lie on the backside half of the IPL desk with simply 4 factors. And Ponting stated it is time DC begin clicking as a unit in all features of the sport.
“We have not had our full energy batting. Mitchell Marsh performed his first recreation and doubtless did not fairly match the tempo of the sport that we would have liked. Rovman Powell hasn’t fired to this point in center order. So we have to repair some issues and what we supposed to do all through the event,” Ponting stated on the post-match press convention.

“There’s positively some areas for enchancment with the bat and ball. In couple of overs, we completely have been blown out of the park. We have to get higher in all features of the sport.”
Ponting stated getting the staff mixture proper will likely be key for DC of their upcoming matches.
“The following two video games are fairly necessary for us and we have to have a look at all features of our recreation, decide the precise staff and people 11 gamers we decide, want to face up and get the job finished,” the coach stated.

The previous Australia captain known as on his top-order batters to face up and take extra accountability.
“We wish the blokes to have the very best alternatives to make huge scores and clearly if you’re batting within the prime 4 in T20, you’ve got the very best alternative to make huge scores,” stated the batting legend.
“Prithvi (Shaw) has been enjoying exceptionally nicely but when one of many top-4 go onto to make an enormous rating of 80-plus we all know what’s going to occur however that hasn’t occurred for us to this point.”

Ponting, although, was fairly impressed with Kuldeep Yadav’s efficiency to this point within the event, saying the left-arm spinner is prospering within the DC surroundings.
“Kuldeep appears to be thriving within the surroundings that we’re creating round him. I used to be very eager going into the public sale to convey Kuldeep to Delhi Capitals. He wasn’t in a position to get the alternatives with KKR final season that he most likely felt he ought to have gotten.
“Solely 3-4 years in the past, he was one of many main spinners in IPL and was enjoying for his nation, so all of the ability and expertise was there we simply wanted construct some fences round and make him really feel at house and provides him confidence and again his expertise,” he stated.
DC subsequent play Punjab Kings in Pune on April 20.

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