NAVI MUMBAI: After a convincing eight-wicket exercise over Gujarat Titans (GT), Punjab Kings‘ (PBKS) skipper Mayank Agarwal mentioned that his group would lift to string just a few wins at this stage of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) season..
Kagiso Rabada’s four-wicket haul (4/33) and Shikhar Dhawan’s half-century (62 no longer out off 53) led Punjab to a convincing eight-wicket exercise over Gujarat at the Dr. D.Y Patil Stadium on Tuesday.
With this exercise, Punjab jumped to the fifth discipline in the table with 10 aspects, while it became handiest the second loss for table-toppers Gujarat of their debut season.
“We would lift to string just a few (wins), no better time than getting just a few wins help-to-help,” mentioned Agarwal at the put up-match presentation.
When requested about trying the novel opening combination, the Punjab captain mentioned, “We are trying to salvage the greatest out of Jonny (Bairstow). He’s finished well opening. (So) I mentioned, ‘It be good ample, I’m going to bat at four, I’m going to anchor the innings at four’.”
The 31-year-passe Agarwal also spoke about chasing the total fleet and boosting their obtain breeze-rate.
“With Livi (Liam Livingstone) it became sure, that Shikhar to bat thru and Livi may presumably also exit and play the fashion he desires to play. It became nice the fashion he played, received the get fleet. When we received to that role, two aspects are practically sure. If we can get it as fleet as doable, we may presumably also also beef up the net breeze-rate,” he mentioned.
The Punjab skipper also praised his bowlers for his or her very ultimate bowling efficiency.
“I knowing we bowled exceedingly well. We received early wickets and choked them in the center. That if truth be told helped us restrict them to a below-par get,” he concluded.
Punjab will now play towards Rajasthan Royals on Also can simply 7 at the Wankhede Stadium.