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IPL 2020: Bittersweet Moment For KL Rahul As Punjab Loses Winning Game In Super Over !

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KL Rahul Feels Bittersweet Post Loss To Delhi In IPL 2020

KL Rahul ended up as the losing captain in a game where both teams had equal chances in yesterday’s IPL 2020. After almost winning the match, the game went to a super over where Delhi clearly got the better of Punjab. KL Rahul feels bittersweet with how things turned out in the end. He said, “It is bittersweet. If at the end of 10 overs, if you had said this match is going to a super over, I would have taken it. It’s still our first game, so lots of learning.”

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KL Rahul Is All Praise For Mayank Aggarwal

One player who stood out for Punjab was their opener Mayank Aggarwal who fought till the end and scored 89. He troubled the bowlers and batted patiently when wickets were falling quickly from the other end. Captain KL Rahul praised Mayank for the maturity he showed and how he batted. He said, “He (Mayank) was unbelievable, and to get a game that close was magical. He’s been doing well in Tests and to get the game that close again brings a lot of confidence in the group.”

KL Rahul Is Happy With His Team’s Performance Against Delhi In IPL 2020

KL Rahul and his team might have lost, but he is happy with how the boys played the game. Moreover, he revealed that barring few mistakes, everything went as per the plan and the team was calm throughout the game. He said, “As I said at the toss, we didn’t know what to expect. The wicket remains the same for both teams, so can’t really complain. I will gladly take it as a captain whatever the result is. We stuck to what we planned, but we did make a few mistakes. At 55 for five, we were calm and still positive.”

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Markus Stoinus Wins The Man Of The Match

IPL officials had little doubt when they adjudged Markus Stoinus as the Man of the Match. He performed the best with the bat and took two wickets in the last over. He said, “It’s a weird game, sometimes the luck goes your way, but it’s easy to become the villain from the hero. SO it’s important to enjoy the good days. I try to close down the areas where the bowlers can bowl, and it worked today.”

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