“10 to 15 more runs were needed…” – Pat Cummins admits they failed as a batting unit after SRH loss against GT

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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain Pat Cummins spoke about the defeat his team faced in the game against Gujarat Titans in game 12 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. He admitted that they did not bat well and were 10 -fifteen. he falls short.

Sunrisers Hyderabad suffered a disappointing 7-wicket defeat against Gujarat Titans in their third game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. This marked their second loss of the season in the third game as they batted and bowled poorly at the Narendra Modi International Stadium. in Ahmedabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad, who scored 277 runs in the last game, failed to set the stage on fire with the bat in the game against Gujarat Titans. Abdul Samad was his team’s leading run-scorer with his innings of 29 runs, which says a lot about the poor batting performance of him.

The likes of Travis Head (19), Abhishek Sharma (29), Aiden Markram (17) and Shahbaz Ahmed (22) had started but failed to get going. Based on everyone’s small contributions, Sunrisers Hyderabad managed just 162 runs at the Narendra Modi International Stadium in Ahmedabad.

With the ball, Sunrisers Hyderabad struggled to get going. Although they removed Wriddhiman Saha (25) and Shubman Gill (36) early, they failed to take advantage of that. David Miller (44*) and Sai Sudharsan (45) then batted well and took the game away from Pat Cummins’ team. The duo added 64 runs together and put the SRH players under immense pressure. Miller returned to form and took his team home with 5 balls to spare.

Captain Pat Cummins spoke about the defeat his team faced against the Gujarat Titans and admitted that they needed batsmen to score fifty. But that didn’t happen, leaving them 10 to 15 runs short. In statements to the stations, he explained:

“Good cricket was tight at the end, we probably needed 10 to 15 more runs. I think they played well, they only lost a couple of wickets, they didn’t have that person who bowled to get fifty, that happens.”

With the bat, we don’t get along at all today – Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins also gave insight into how the wicket was played at the Narendra Modi International Stadium in Ahmedabad. He felt the surface remained the same during both innings and was slow. Talking more about the same, he explained:

“Today was like that, we thought the wicket would get a little slow, the cutters held on and we had 8 bowling options in our side. I thought the wicket played the same in both the innings. It’s T20 cricket, right? “We had a couple of fantastic games with the bat, but we didn’t click today.”

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be next in action when they take on Chennai Super Kings in their next game. The match between the two teams will take place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Friday (April 5). They would be desperate to win, having already lost two games. They are in fifth place in the points table and hope to return before it gets late.