Ricky Ponting is the coach of Delhi Capitals, who will face Chennai Super Kings in the first qualifier of IPL-2021. (AFP)
Delhi Capitals lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the last league match before the playoffs. Delhi coach Ricky Ponting said that the way the team lost was disappointing but he is not at all unhappy with it. He said that it was good because it would give the players a chance to reflect.
Dubai. Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting feels that the defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the final league match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) has given his team ‘a chance to reflect’ before the playoffs. ‘Provided. After a 7-wicket loss to RCB on Friday, Delhi Capitals will look to make a comeback for a direct entry into the final. For this, he will face Chennai Super Kings in the first qualifier in Dubai on Sunday.
Ponting said, ‘The way we ended the match and the way we lost was disappointing but I am not at all unhappy about it. I really think it went well because it would give the players a chance to reflect and think about how we can improve for Sunday’s match but there was a slightly different result. So you have to forget the past and start focusing on the next match.
Former Australia captain Ponting also admitted that despite the loss, the Delhi team played better than the last few matches in which the team had won. He said, ‘We may have lost, but some things went well. I think this is a step forward. If you look at the match against Chennai Super Kings, it was not a great performance, the match against Mumbai was also not good but still we were able to win the match.