It was a great all-round effort by the boys on Saturday night against Rajasthan Royals. We played well, especially after losing the toss as you can sometimes get the worst of the pitch when batting last.
We won comfortably in the end and this was possibly our best complete performance. We bowled well and though the fielding was a bit shoddy, we held our chances and that is what made the difference. Sourav’s catch to dismiss Yusuf was unbelievable!
He held together the batting too after we lost McCullum and Gayle early and he had good company in Pujara. Sourav could have pushed to finish faster, keeping in mind the run rate, but there is a fine line between pushing for runs and losing wickets. The pair chased well and got us to our target with around four overs to spare and that was a pretty good effort.
Rajasthan would have been disappointed with their performance, and for the second year running we were instrumental in pushing them out of the tournament, but that is just theRead More »from It was a great all-round effort