(IPL 2021), in the fourth double header match, the second match was played between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings (DC vs PBKS) in the evening. After winning the toss in this match, captain Rishabh Pant decided to bowl and invited Punjab’s acting captain Mayank Agarwal to bat. Batting first, Punjab scored 166 runs at the loss of 6 wickets. Chasing this target, Delhi won the match in 17.4 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. Even after the defeat in this match, Agarwal was declared man of the match for a good innings.
Despite innings of 99 runs, Mayank could not win the match to the team
In fact, returning to this match, Punjab opener Mayank started the batting brilliantly. Along with the opener, he was also playing the role of captain in this match. After Rahul’s health deteriorated, he was admitted to the hospital. Therefore, Mayank was given the captaincy in his place.
In this match, Mayank agarwal scored an unbeaten 99 off just 58 balls, due to which he was declared man of the match. However, even after a brilliant innings, Mayank could not win his team. Because no other batsman could support them in this match. Even during bowling, there was no specific performance from the team and Delhi won this match easily.
KL Rahul boosted team after defeat
After the defeat against Punjab, Mayank agarwal said that,
“KL Rahul is going for surgery. He will return We were 10 runs behind on that wicket and after that powerplay we were left behind. One batsman needed to bat till the end and today was my day ”.
Talking further in this regard, Mayank Agarwal said that,
“The middle overs we could not get as many runs as we needed. We would have been more happy if we got two marks. But after the defeat in this match, we have to forget it and return to the next match. Harpreet’s bowling is also getting very good. Together we all have to do better for the team ”.