IPL 2016: Relieved Zaheer Khan warns Virat Kohli and Co. after thrashing KXIP

first_imgAfter registering a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab on Friday, Zaheer Khan has warned rival teams to beware of Delhi Daredevils in the long season ahead. (Match Highlights | Report)”It was required. The win was required for us. Happy with the way we put our efforts on the field. We want to build momentum at the right time, let everyone express themselves freely. We are playing RCB in a couple of days, and this win will definitely help,” Zaheer said in the post-match presentation ceremony.The former India pace spearhead was also impressed by his team’s “energy level” that helped them bounce back after a humiliating loss against Kolkata Knight Riders in their first match.”The energy out there was fantastic. We want that young energy, you want to see that energy on the field and very happy with the way the boys threw themselves around,” Zaheer said.However, Amit Mishra was outstanding in his 100th IPL game bagging a four-for to set up a big win for the Daredevils. His effort also helped him bag the Man of the Match award.”I think nothing much to say. Just trying to take wickets, I got success, really happy today. Wicket was on the slower side, little effort needed to spin the ball.”We worked hard on batting and bowling and fielding, and it came out very well on this game. We hope to do good work in later matches too,” Mishra said. (Mishra steals the show)David Miller, the KXIP skipper, once again rued his team’s batting collapse but is hopeful of a quick turnaround in their next match on Sunday.advertisement”Obviously, not enough runs, we have to look at the positives. We have a long tournament and hoping for a quick turnaround on Sunday. We have to look at the batting line-up as well,” Miller said.last_img read more