Ricky Ponting expresses frustration with DC players after 106-run loss vs KKR

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Ponting admitted that he was embarrassed by the way in which his facet conceded too many runs whereas bowling at a slow-over charge.

Following the 106-run loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) match, Delhi Capitals (DC) head coach Ricky Ponting expressed his disappointment with his workforce’s efficiency within the first half of the sport. Ponting admitted that he was embarrassed by the way in which his facet conceded too many runs whereas bowling at a slow-over charge.

KKR displayed a exceptional efficiency in all points of the sport in opposition to Delhi Capitals on the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

During the post-match press convention, Ponting acknowledged the superior efficiency of KKR and emphasised the necessity for his workforce to enhance so as to bounce again from the defeat.

“I was almost embarrassed with our first half of the game today – to concede that many runs. It took us two hours as well to bowl our overs, so we were two overs behind again, which means the guys bowling the last two overs only get to bowl with four fielders outside the circle,” Ponting stated.

“There are a lot of things that happened in this game that are unacceptable; we have to fix [them] immediately to go forward in this tournament,” the previous Australian skipper added.

Ponting praised KKR for his or her unwavering efficiency all through the match.

“They got off to a flying start in the powerplay. They were around 90 runs after six overs. That phase is not ideal; if that happens at the start of the game, then you are always trying to find your way back into the game and they did not allow us to do that today. They were relentless. We have got to be very critical on ourselves,” Ponting stated.

During the match, Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant scored consecutive half-centuries. However, he known as for a physio whereas batting. Coach Ricky Ponting recommended that it might have been as a result of fatigue, as Pant was nonetheless performing nicely on the sector.

“I saw he called a physio out. It might have just been a bit of tiredness. Looked like he was moving pretty well when he batted. I think we should just concentrate on the way he batted tonight. I did not see him hobbling at all after he called the physio out. I saw him doing a little bit of stretching, so there might be a little bit of cramp,” the DC head coach stated.

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