Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje expressed his disappointment at lacking out on recreation time in the course of the first half of IPL 2021. He returned to the eleven with a match-winning show towards the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday night in Dubai.
Despite terrific performances final season, when he bagged 22 wickets, Anrich Nortje didn’t get to play even a single recreation this time in the course of the India leg, first resulting from quarantine after which for the workforce mixture.
However, because the event returned to the UAE, the South African would have been one of many first names on the sheet, as he paired with compatriot Kagiso Rabada to assist the Capitals register their seventh win of the season.
“Missing out in the first half was disappointing. It was good to have a good start to the tournament for me. Looking at the first game here, it was good to see some grass and then yesterday’s big score – didn’t know what to expect. It was good to keep things simple in the end,” Anrich Nortje mentioned on the post-match presentation.
Was actually glad that I managed to take that early wicket of Warner: Anrich Nortje
Anrich Nortje removed David Warner with a pointy brief ball within the first over of the sport, earlier than returning to lure Kedar Jadhav lbw with a full-length supply, ending with excellent figures of 4-0-12-2, worthy of the Man of the Match award.
He mentioned that he was glad to take Warner’s wicket, however doesn’t deal with the batter he’s getting out however solely that he getting somebody out.
“Was really happy that I managed to take that early wicket (of Warner). I don’t really focus on who I’m getting out, but I’m happy I contributed to the team’s win,” the 27-year-old added.
The Capitals journey to Abu Dhabi subsequent the place they’ll meet Rajasthan Royals on Saturday afternoon. Hyderabad will go to Sharjah to tackle the Punjab Kings on Saturday night.