Brad Hogg says “Golden opportunity for a first title is gone” in IPL 2021. Hogg has suggested that Delhi Capitals lost a golden opportunity. Also, to clinch their maiden Indian Premier League title due to laxity on the field. Delhi crashed out of IPL 2021 after defeats in the Eliminator and Qualifier 2. They topped the points table heading into the playoff stage. Hogg pointed out that the fielding standards. It’s dipped considerably towards the end of their IPL 2021 campaign. In such unforced mistakes contributed more to the Capitals’ elimination. Also, then the brilliance of the opposition.
“Fielding shows where a team is. Delhi Capitals’ standards dropped off in the last part of the #IPL2021 which ended their campaign. It wasn’t the opposition that beat them rather themselves. The golden opportunity for an inaugural title “GONE”, Brad Hogg said.
Delhi Capitals fielders spilled at least two straightforward catches. Against the Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. The misfields and missed opportunities compounded their misery. While defending the target of 136 runs on a tricky Sharjah surface.
Brad Hogg posted on Twitter
Hogg felt that the partnership between Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill was “one of the best.” It is one considering the game situation and the odds at stake. Also, the 96 runs put on by the pair proved crucial. As the wickets started tumbling in the latter part of the innings. It went down to the wire and Rahul Tripathi kept his cool. He hit a six off the penultimate over of the innings to win the match for his side.
“Kolkata Knight Riders, congratulations. Few nervous moments but the partnership from Gill and Venkatesh Iyer was one of the best you will see in under pressure both in moment and conditions,” Hogg said.