IPL 2018: Powerplay overs activity is something we need to address quickly, says Delhi Daredevils’ Sridharan Sriram

By: Express Web Desk |
Published: April 17, 2018 2:04:05 pm

Andre Russell scored 41 runs from 12 balls against Delhi Daredevils. (Source: PTI)

Delhi Daredevils were once again guilty of an uneven bowling pattern and giving away runs when in patches instead of building on momentum. Against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Monday, DD lost by 71 runs with KKR scoring 200/9 when the number could have been lesser. In the three matches played so far by Delhi Daredevils, the powerplay overs have been a significant factor. In the powerplay overs, the Gautam Gambhir-captained side have been pounded to 30 fours and 14 sixes. This translates into an economy rate of 10.75.

Delhi Daredevils began their season by seeing KL Rahul thrash the bowlers around for fastest fifty in just 14 balls. Then, they gave away 84 runs in 36 balls to Mumbai Indians’…

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