‘Ended in heartbreak but Delhi Capitals is team of exceptional warriors’: Rishabh Pant after IPL ouster | Cricket News – Times of India

Sharjah: Delhi Capitals captain Habshav Pant on Thursday said he was proud of his team and described his teammates as “exceptional fighters” despite being knocked out of the IPL after losing to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2.
Delhi lost by three wickets, initially reversed by a weak batting show that put up just 135 runs on the board to chase KKR.

Delhi fought hard with the ball but KKR lost five wickets for seven runs at one stage and went home with one ball left.


“It ended heartbreakingly last night, but I couldn’t be more proud to lead this team of exceptional fighters. We’ve fought hard throughout season two, and for a while we’ve probably read less, we’ve always given 100%,” Pant tweeted.

“Owners, management, staff, my teammates and most importantly, our passionate fans, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. You all made this season special. We will be back strong again,” he said.

Two-time champions KKR will face three-time champions Chennai Super Kings in the final in Dubai on Friday.


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