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Abhishek Poral shines despite Delhi Capitals’ defeat against Punjab Kings in the IPL 2024 season opener, making Ganguly Dada’s words come true

Ganguly Dada’s advice resonates with Abhishek Poral as he shines despite Delhi Capitals defeat, MS Dhoni’s words ring true.

Abhishek Poral
Abhishek Poral

Yesterday, Delhi Capitals played brilliantly even though they had to face defeat against Punjab Kings, in which Abhishek Poral, as an impact player, played dangerous and brilliant batting. An interview took Ganguly Dada’s words into consideration.

Abhishek Poral shines in Delhi Capitals’ second IPL 2024 match against Punjab Kings

Abhishek Poral is a new rising star for Delhi Capitals, yesterday on March 23, Delhi Capitals faced Punjab Kings. This was the second match of the IPL 2024 season. This match was played at 03:30 pm. In which Punjab Kings won the toss and chose fielding and Delhi, batting first, scored 174 runs after losing 9 wickets, in which Shai Hope scored the highest run for the team with 33 runs in 25 balls. The second highest score was scored by Abhishek Poral, who came to bat as an impact player in the team.

Abhishek Poral, playing an important game, scored 32 runs in just 10 balls at a strike rate of 320. Also, Rishabh Pant was also seen playing with the team after a long time, in which he scored 18 runs in 13 balls.

Punjab Kings won against Delhi Capitals in the first match of IPL 2024

Punjab Kings had a target of 175 runs, out of which Punjab Kings started their IPL with a win by scoring 177 runs after losing 6 wickets with 4 balls remaining. Sam Curran scored the highest score of 63 runs for Punjab in which he faced 47 balls. Liam Livingstone took the last shot of victory for the team, while batting he scored 38 runs in 21 balls which included 3 sixes and 2 fours.

Abhishek Poral has played two seasons in IPL so far, in which he played 4 matches in the 2023 season in which he scored a total of 33 runs. In his second season of IPL, he scored a brilliant unbeaten 32* in the very first match as an impact player, this was the highest run of his season.

Abhishek Poral’s first class career has also been brilliant as he has scored 1072 runs at a strike rate of around 67, in which he has scored one century and nine half-centuries. And its highest score in first class cricket is 114 runs and batting average is 33.50.

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Emphasized the importance of taking advantage of opportunities and learning from veterans

Told in an interview that you can get a chance to bat for Delhi Capitals at any time and he was told that you have to show it by batting anytime. And he told that Saurabh Sir (Ganguly Dada) had told, “If opportunity comes, it comes just like that and try to capitalize on it” and for batting, he had said to hit shots “wherever the ball is”.

Poral also mentioned what former Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni had said last year in which he told him that “If you bat till the last death over, then take the match till the last over”. And he told that he was a little nervous about his batting but our team played well even though the result was not in our favour.

Delhi Capitals may have started their IPL 2024 with a defeat but team captain Rishabh Pant has said that our team will definitely bounce back in the next match. Delhi Capitals will next face Rajasthan Royals at their home Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on March 28 at 7:30 pm.

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