It wasn't a bad call to take me off after first over, says Rabada after win over RCB
After securing a win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada said it was not a 'bad call' to take him off after the first over as the strategy 'worked out'.
Delhi Capitals defeated RCB by 59 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL), in Dubai, on Monday. Rabada bowled the first over but after Anrich Nortje's over, Ravichandran Ashwin was brought into the attack. However, the plan worked as the spinner dismissed Devdutt Padikkal in the over.
"I think it was a really good win tonight. After that win at Sharjah, it gave us a lot of confidence against a team like RCB who have some really good batsmen. It also gives us massive confidence in having won today. I don't really plan to get wickets, you can only control in which areas to bowl," Rabada said during the post-match presentation via host broadcaster Star Sports.
"It was swinging a bit, so it would have been nice to bowl the second over. I don't think it was a bad call to take me off after the first over. At the end of the day, it worked out. I think if you want to be the best you have to adjust to the conditions," he added.
After being asked to bat first, Delhi Capitals put a massive total of 196 runs on the board before easily defending the target. Rabada scalped four wickets in the match while Nortje and Axar Patel picked two wickets each in the match.
Rabada further stated: "I think the spinners did a really good job today, they set up the game for us in the powerplay. Axar and Ashwin actually won us the game. All in all, it was a good performance and we are happy as a team."