After Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 witness three super overs on Sunday (October 18), Delhi Capitals premier pacer Kagiso Rabada termed the skill level of the players in the ongoing tournament as remarkable.
It was a day of a double-header and the result of both the games, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), were decided in respective super overs. The result of both matches speaks volumes about the competitiveness and prowess in the league.
In the first match of the day, while chasing 164 run target, SRH took the game to super over after scoring 18 runs in the last over of the match. In the one-over eliminator, KKR Lockie Ferguson picked two wickets and conceded only two runs. At last, Kolkata won the match.
The second day of the game between MI and KXIP was a bigger high-voltage drama. After the match tied, the game went to super over which also ended in a tie. And finally, in the second super over, KXIP chased down 12 runs target to register their third victory of the IPL 2020. It was a super Sunday as for the first time in the IPL’s history three super overs were witnessed in one day.
Cricket is alive and healthy: Kagiso Rabada
Taking to Twitter, Kagiso Rabada also hailed the league and praised players’ skills in the 13th edition of the league. He also said that ‘cricket is alive and healthy’
“The skill level of the players at this years ipl has been remarkable! Cricket is alive and healthy!,” Kagiso Rabada Tweeted.
Kagiso Rabada is currently the holder of the purple cap, picking 19 wickets, including one four-wicket haul, in nine matches at the economy rate of 7.68.
Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals will face Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.