A relieved Rishabh Pant wants DC to ‘think like champions’, explains Fraser-McGurk’s role

IPL 2024, LSG vs DC: DC captain Rishabh Pant was relieved after Delhi broke their losing streak with a comprehensive six-wicket win over LSG in the IPL 2024 match. Pant has urged his teammates to think like champions as the tournament progresses.

A relieved Rishabh Pant

A relieved Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant relieved after DC beats LSG in IPL 2024

in short

  • DC captain Rishabh Pant relieved after Delhi’s losing streak is broken
  • DC beats LSG by six wickets to move up one place in IPL 2024 points table
  • Rishabh Pant Pant revealed that he wants his team to fight like champions

On Friday, Delhi won by six wickets over Lucknow on the back of a brilliant half-century by debutant Jake Fraser-McGurk and a brilliant bowling performance by spinner Kuldeep Yadav, after which DC captain Rishabh Pant was feeling relieved. Pant revealed that he wants his team to fight like champions, no matter what happens in the end. Pant said that there have been phases when DC were not in good form and the players themselves had to take the responsibility.

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In a candid presentation after the match, Pant expressed both relief and determination, emphasizing the team’s hunger for victory. Addressing the bowling performance, he acknowledged the need for continuity while highlighting the importance of collective responsibility and unity within the group. Despite facing challenges with injuries, Pant maintained a positive outlook and remained focused on finding the right balance in the team combination. “A little relief, we wanted to win badly.

I was talking to the boys and saying we need to think like champions, we need to keep working hard. (On bowling) we had such phases We’re not up to it, some individuals have to take responsibility for it. However, we stick together as a group, some things you can control, some things we can’t,” Pant said at the presentation ceremony after the match.

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DC captain was pleased with Jake Fraser-McGurk’s blistering half-century on debut and said the young Australian’s performance at No. 3 indicated a potential solution to batting order needs and underlined the team’s adaptability and resilience in adverse conditions. Did. “(On team combinations) I think we’re getting closer to the right XI, but we’ve got a lot of injuries in this group. However, you can’t keep complaining about that. (On Fraser-McGurk) Hopefully “We’ve got our new No. 3, haven’t thought too much about it. Hopefully that continues.”


Two big points for Delhi as they have finally lifted themselves off the bottom spot. The batsmen stood up for him today. It was a disappointing effort against Mumbai but today he batted well. Jake Fraser-McGurk brought a breath of fresh air for Delhi as he batted brilliantly inside the powerplay with Shaw.

The two added almost 40 runs before Shaw was out. However, there then came a match-winning partnership between Jake Fraser-McGurk and the captain. Jake Fraser-McGurk scored a half-century on his debut and introduced himself in this league by playing some intriguing strokes. On the other hand, Pant also played well. Both were out in the latter stages of the innings but by then the work was very well done.

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