The young Delhi Capitals (DC) brigade couldn’t hold back their emotions after a heartbreaking loss to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the second qualifying match of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) in Sharjah Wednesday. Prithvi Shaw was lying on the ground and couldn’t control his tears and skipper Rishabh Pant was speechless when called in for the post-match interview.
In what has been a splendid campaign for the Capitals where they topped the standings with 10 wins in 14 games, he came to a screeching halt in the playoffs as they lost to the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the opening round. qualifying match in the last and couldn’t overtake KKR in the second as the men in the overwhelming form of purple in the second half hit them like a truck.
After losing the toss, the Capitals hit first, but their innings couldn’t start. After a few good overs in the power play, the KKR Spinners strangled the DC hitting roster in the middle overs as they weren’t able to find any limits and it was a struggle for them all through. sleeves. Shimron Hetmyer and Shreyas Iyer finally pulled off a few vigorous shots but 135 were not enough.
Even if it did, the KKR openers broke the chase’s back with a 96-point opening partnership. DC bowlers came back with six wickets for seven races, but Rahul Tripathi brought KKR home and for Delhi it was so close but so far.
After the loss, the young people of DC were just devastated and fans couldn’t see the Indian players crying after a heartbreaking end.
– Prabhat Sharma (@ PrabS619) October 13, 2021
– (@SaddyWings) October 13, 2021
The TV off. Couldn’t see our boys cry. It doesn’t matter which team it is. #Indian players shouldn’t cry. Heartbreaking moments. Stay strong guys .. Always another match will come to prove #DCvsKKR #KKRvDC #DC #KKR # IPL2021 @PrithviShaw @ RishabhPant17
– Arun Thokai Vishakan (combo-creator) October 13, 2021