IPL 2021: Getting uninterested in coming second in Tremendous Overs, says Kane Williamson
Chennai: Be it within the World Cup or IPL, Kane Williamson is “getting drained” of ending second in Tremendous Overs.
The New Zealander’s newest tryst with the Tremendous Over got here on Sunday night time when his crew Sunrisers Hyderabad failed to attain the specified lead to its IPL match in opposition to Delhi Capitals.
“I get uninterested in coming second within the Tremendous Overs,” Williamson stated on the post-match press convention.
“All through the sport, every time there’s a Tremendous Over, as a batting facet chasing a rating that was very aggressive, there are a number of positives to take out of it.
“It’s actually uncanny in recreation of cricket that issues can finish in a tie however I suppose it is extremely, very thrilling. Lots of positives, we transfer on actually shortly to Delhi,” he added.
Williamson has been part of a number of Tremendous Overs, with essentially the most well-known being the 2019 World Cup last, which England gained on the boundary-countback rule.
Towards DC right here, SRH equalled their opponents’ rating of 159 however the duo of Williamson and David Warner may solely make seven runs within the ensuing Tremendous Over, which didn’t show to sufficient for victory.
Within the regulation match, Williamson struck an unbeaten 66 off 51 balls.
“It’s a recreation of very small margins and I believe, if we’re being sincere, we simply wish to do totally different features of our recreation a bit higher. This recreation, if you’ll be able to do it, then the end result can change fairly shortly.
“I suppose when it ends in a tie, you possibly can take a look at the one run all through the entire innings. I believe on the entire, a number of positives.”
Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant scored 53 and 37 respectively to assist Delhi Capitals set SRH a difficult goal on a tough Chepauk pitch.
Nonetheless, barring Jonny Bairstow’s 38 on the prime of the order, Williamson didn’t get any help from the opposite finish till Jagadeesha Suchith got here in a smashed a six-ball 14 to assist tie the sport.
Williamson stated, “It was good to be there on the finish, it might have been loads nicer if I used to be there on the finish and we have been on the proper facet of the end result.
“You realize there have been a number of beneficial partnerships within the innings and we lacked a little bit of momentum as a result of that was the character of the floor.
“We received very shut, some positives to construct on. We have no idea how the surfaces shall be in Delhi.”
SunRisers Hyderabad are presently positioned seventh within the standings with 2 factors from 5 matches.
SRH will subsequent tackle Chennai Tremendous Kings in Delhi on Wednesday.
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