‘Just two or three…’: Ruturaj Gaikwad reveals the reason behind Chennai Super Kings’ loss to Delhi Capitals | Cricket News


New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings' winning streak was hit by a slow start against Delhi Capitals, resulting in a 20-run defeat at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Despite posting 191/5 thanks to brilliant performances from David Warner and Rishabh Pant, DC faced opposition from CSK. However, the left-arm fast bowler Khalil AhmedEarly successes including dismissal of captain Ruturaj GaikwadCSK's chase got derailed.
Speaking after the match, Gaikwad acknowledged the impact of his slow start, saying, “In the first three-four overs, we couldn't really get going, and I think that was really the difference at the end of the day.” While CSK attempted to phase recovery through Ajinkya Rahane and the partnership of Daryl Mitchell, DC's disciplined bowling thwarted their efforts. Gaikwad expressed satisfaction with his bowling effort, citing the challenges posed by the pitch conditions.
Reflecting on missed opportunities, Gaikwad commented, “Just two or three hits here and there, and in the bowling if we had blocked one or two boundaries, I think it would have made a difference.”

In response to questions about tactical decisions, Gaikwad defended the team structure, saying, “Not really (if there is an extra bowler in the lineup to help in the powerplay). I think Deepak will always bowl 3 overs.” Are accustomed to.”
Despite the setback, Gaikwad remained optimistic, attributing the loss to a narrow margin and acknowledging ups and downs in expected performances during the tournament.
(With inputs from IANS)

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