Mumbai: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting feels his crew wants to enhance in all facets of the sport after its third defeat in 5 video games within the ongoing Indian Premier League. DC misplaced by 16 runs to Royal Challengers Bangalore on the Wankhede Stadium right here Saturday night time to lie on the backside half of the IPL desk with simply 4 factors.
And, Ponting stated it’s time DC begin clicking as a unit in all facets of the sport.
“We haven’t had our full energy batting. Mitchell Marsh performed his first recreation and doubtless didn’t fairly match the tempo of the sport that we would have liked. Rovman Powell hasn’t fired to this point in center order. So we have to repair some issues and what we supposed to do all through the match,” Ponting stated on the post-match press convention.
“There may be undoubtedly some areas for enchancment with the bat and ball. In couple of overs, we completely have been blown out of the park. We have to get higher in all facets of the sport.”
Ponting stated getting the crew mixture proper will likely be key for DC of their upcoming matches.
“The subsequent two video games are fairly essential for us and we have to have a look at all facets of our recreation, decide the correct crew and people 11 gamers we decide, want to face up and get the job carried out,” the coach stated.
The previous Australia captain known as on his top-order batters to face up and take extra accountability.
“We would like the blokes to have the perfect alternatives to make huge scores and clearly if you’re batting within the high 4 in T20, you’ve got the perfect alternative to make huge scores,” stated the batting legend.
“Prithvi (Shaw) has been taking part in exceptionally nicely but when one of many top-4 go onto to make a giant rating of 80-plus we all know what is going to occur however that hasn’t occurred for us to this point.”
Ponting, although, was fairly impressed with Kuldeep Yadav’s efficiency to this point within the match, saying the left-arm spinner is prospering within the DC surroundings.
“Kuldeep appears to be thriving within the surroundings that we’re creating round him. I used to be very eager going into the public sale to carry Kuldeep to Delhi Capitals. He wasn’t capable of get the alternatives with KKR final season that he most likely felt he ought to have gotten.
“Solely 3-4 years in the past, he was one of many main spinners in IPL and was taking part in for his nation, so all of the talent and expertise was there we simply wanted construct some fences round and make him really feel at residence and provides him confidence and again his expertise,” he stated.
DC subsequent play Punjab Kings in Pune on April 20.
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