Delhi Capitals allrounder Mitchell Marsh and Australian teammate David Warner have performed starring roles in an eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals to maintain their Indian Premier League playoff hopes alive.
Marsh, who started this season whereas nursing a hip damage and later examined optimistic for COVID-19, smashed seven sixes en route to a 62-ball 89 as Delhi chased down 161 with virtually two overs to spare.
“My first two games of this IPL I came off my injury and COVID and felt pretty rusty to be fair,” mentioned the Australian, who was named participant of the match.
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“I hadn’t played in a couple of months but the last three-four games, I felt like I’ve been batting really well … I’ve stuck to every single routine, all my processes and tonight was great reward for that, so it was great learning.”
The 30-year-old added he was helped by Warner on the different finish, who completed with an unbeaten 52 to take his facet house.
“Over the last 18 months, I’ve just loved batting with Davey with him opening and me batting at 3, we’ve had some great partnerships and tonight was a very memorable one for the Delhi Capitals,” mentioned Marsh, who additionally picked up 2-25 with the ball.
“His experience, his calmness, we can all see how much he loves winning and now playing for Delhi … it’s been fun batting with him.”
Delhi at the moment are fifth within the standings, two factors off the final playoff place with six matches remaining. Rajasthan occupy third place.