‘Without playing him, we won the games’: Delhi Capitals assistant coach justifies Prithvi Shaw’s omission | Cricket News


New Delhi: Assistant coach of Delhi Capitals Praveen Amre Recently the decision to exclude was discussed Prithvi Shaw From the team's playing eleven in the last few matches of the Indian Premier League 2024 group stage.
Despite being retained by the Capitals before the season, Shaw did not play in the first two games. In his debut match of ipl 2024 Against Chennai Super Kings, he scored a quickfire 43 off 27 balls and followed it up with a knock of 66 (40) against five-time champions Mumbai Indians. However, after this his form started declining.

opposite of this, Abhishek Porel Took advantage of the opportunity and scored an impressive 327 runs in 12 innings at a strike rate of 159.51. Porel's excellent performance was evident in DC's final group stage match against Lucknow Super Giants at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Tuesday, where DC won by 19 runs. Porel stunned the opposition bowlers by scoring 58 runs in 33 balls and contributed significantly to DC's powerplay score of 73 runs. He also made a partnership of 92 runs for the second wicket with Shai Hope.

“He [Shaw] Our retained player was, and as you see, the final four [of five] He was also on the bench in the game. But that is IPL. If you are not in form, you can't [keep your place], “At the end of the day, there is so much pressure on the team that every game is important and we have to win,” Amre said.
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“And we did that. Without playing him, we won the game. And whoever got the chance… I think Abhishek grabbed the opportunity with both hands,” he said.
In the current season, Shaw played a total of eight matches for DC, scoring 198 runs at an average of 24.75 and a strike rate of 163.64, including one half-century. Porel, on the other hand, batted at various positions for DC. In three matches played as an opener, Porel scored 159 runs at a strike rate of 165.62.
(Inputs from ANI)

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