Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain Kane Williamson provided his ideas behind an uncharacteristic slew of no-balls by his bowlers within the first innings. Rajasthan Royals (RR) compiled a complete 61-runs victory over SRH on the MCA Stadium in Pune.
SRH bowled 4 no-balls in fast succession early on within the first innings. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s no-ball proved to be the costliest out of the lot. The correct-arm pacer arrange Jos Buttler superbly with trademark swing bowling early on and had the Englishman caught within the slips for a duck. Nevertheless, the third umpire dominated out the supply as a no-ball, giving Jos Buttler a serious reprieve.
Admitting that he was shocked by the succession of no-balls within the early overs, Williamson mentioned within the post-match presentation:
“It was a shock in a variety of methods, we actually don’t wish to be doing that going ahead. Clearly, it presents numerous additional deliveries in an innings and while you take a wicket off a no ball, it’s by no means good. On the similar time, it will be important for us to have a look at areas the place we are able to enhance. There’s numerous belongings you can’t management.”
Regardless of the no-balls from Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik and Washington Sundar within the powerplay, the SRH captain admitted that the bowlers started the proceedings somewhat nicely. Williamson mentioned:
“I imply, I believe we began superbly with the ball, we had our alternatives and we’ve got seen in all of the video games to date, that there was a variety of swing and maybe a little bit of help with the brand new ball first up. We appeared prone to make some inroads however sadly, some advantageous margins on this sport, it didn’t go fairly our approach, from then on it was clearly an excellent floor and a really troublesome workforce to cease. “
“So, Rajasthan performed outstandingly nicely and for us, it is taking a look at it logically I suppose, and understanding that there’s undoubtedly numerous issues to the touch on and transfer on as a aspect.”
The brand new-look Rajasthan Royals had been dominant of their strategy and received the competition by a margin of 61 runs. SRH discover themselves on the backside of the desk following a really poor run charge after the primary spherical of fixtures in IPL 2022.
“I am certain he’s simply going to proceed to get higher” – Kane Williamson on Umran Malik
Regardless of enjoying solely half a season within the IPL, SRH bestowed their religion on Umran Malik. The younger speedster was retained by the franchise for a sum of ₹4 crore.
The Kashmir-born pacer exhibited his uncooked tempo and whereas he was among the many runs, he picked up two essential wickets within the type of Jos Buttler and Devdutt Padikkal.
Opining that Umran Malik will solely develop from right here with expertise, Williamson mentioned:
“Extremely thrilling, clearly he has received that uncooked tempo and hopefully he continues to evolve as a cricketer. He’s younger, he received some expertise final 12 months, which was actually precious, and I am certain he’s simply going to proceed to get higher.”
Admitting that the squad must get collectively to addresss their points and work on it earlier than the subsequent sport, Williamson mentioned:
“We’re going to sit down, we’ve got a couple of days or so between our subsequent match. There are a selection of issues we do wish to contact on, as a result of the character of T20 cricket might be fickle, however what different issues for us as a aspect we are able to coontinue to do.”
For us as a younger workforce, we wish to be sure that, we keep engaged all through and be good and clear on what we try to execute.”
SRH will subsequent tackle the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) on the DY Patil Stadium on April 4 (Sunday), in accordance with the IPL 2022 schedule.