IPL 2022
Shreyas Iyer Acknowledges He Couldn’t Set Fields For Prithvi Shaw
By CricShots - Apr 11, 2022 1:28 pm
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Delhi Capitals (DC) pulled off an outstanding win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), by 44 runs to climb to the sixth position in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 points table. After being invited to bat first, DC amassed 215 runs for the loss of 5 wickets with David Warner (61) and Prithvi Shaw (51) slamming half-centuries in the top order. Towards the death overs, Axar Patel (22*) and Shardul Thakur (29*) displayed impressive power-hitting skills to take DC’s score past the 200-run mark.

Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw scored a fifty

Shaw, in particular, has been impressive for the Capitals this season so far, registering scores of 38, 10, 61, and 51 in his first four innings of the tournament. On Sunday, Shaw was at his brutal best again, as he slammed seven fours and a couple of sixes en route to his 29-ball half-century knock against the Knight Riders. Such was Shaw’s aggression in the innings that KKR skipper, Shreyas Iyer was left clueless over the field placements for the young opener!

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Shreyas Iyer acknowledged that he couldn’t “figure out” how to set the field for Shaw. Iyer also stated that Shaw doesn’t go big against the spinners, and that is why the KKR skipper decided to bring the likes of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy early in the game.

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer

Explaining the same, Shreyas Iyer said, “Prithvi is someone who doesn’t go really big against spinners. Since he got a really good start, I tried to restrict the momentum that they got. I thought Varun and Sunil are really experienced bowlers, and they could have restricted at that point of time and give us a good hold.”

Shreyas Iyer also stated that Shaw doesn’t go big against the spinners, and that is why the KKR captain decided to bring the likes of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy early in the game.

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Explaining the same, Shreyas Iyer said, “Prithvi is someone who doesn’t go really big against spinners. Since he got a really good start, I tried to restrict the momentum that they got. I thought Varun and Sunil are really experienced bowlers, and they could have restricted at that point of time and give us a good hold.”

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