Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer lauded Marcus Stoinis for his ‘game-changing’ innings in Delhi’s Super Over win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.
On the thrilling finish at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Iyer said, “It was difficult to see the game turning in different directions. We are used to this. Even last season we faced these. KG [Kagiso Rabada] is the winning performer, and the way Stoinis batted was game-changing.”
Capitals, after being put in to bat, was tottering at 96 for six before a 21-ball 53 from Stoinis powered the team to a fighting 157. Kings XI came close through Mayank Agarwal’s 89 but he couldn’t close out the chase.
“It wasn’t easy from the outset to start hitting immediately, and Rishabh and I batted well in the middle to anchor the innings….