IPL 2024: DC pacer Khaleel credits domestic cricket for match-winning performance against CSK, saying ‘It boosted my confidence’

In a thrilling match against Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals secured their first victory of the season, with fast bowler Khaleel being named Player of the Match. Khaleel credited his performance to domestic cricket, after taking 2 wickets for 22 runs in his four-over spell.

Contributions from David Warner and Rishabh Pant helped Delhi post 191/5, with CSK struggling in their chase. Khaleel’s early breakthroughs set the tone for the match, leading to his standout performance. He reflected on his form, mentioning the benefits of continuous play in domestic cricket.

Having played in six Ranji Trophy matches, Khaleel highlighted how the experience helped him understand his game better. He emphasized the confidence gained from the domestic season, which translated into a strong performance in the IPL. The win against CSK brought relief and momentum for Delhi Capitals.

Delhi Capitals will face Kolkata Knight Riders in their next IPL match at ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. The victory against CSK has given the team valuable insights and motivation to approach their upcoming games with renewed vigor and determination.


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