Axar Patel picked up 9 wickets in 15 games the last time the IPL was held in the United Arab Emirates.© Instagram
Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel, who won 9 wickets in 15 matches the last time the Indian Premier League (IPL) was held in the United Arab Emirates in 2020, said the team will look to capitalize on their good memories of the IPL. 2020 season in the second half of the 2021 IPL season. “When it was announced that the second half of the tournament will be in the United Arab Emirates, I thought about our performance the last time we were here. We have some good ones. Memories of this tournament as we reached our very first IPL final. We are looking to repeat our performance and hopefully take it one step closer to the final this season, “said the all-rounder.
Axar, who was part of the Indian team for the recently concluded test series in England, spoke about the huge difference in weather conditions between the UK and the UAE.
“It was a drastic change for us in terms of the weather. It was pretty cold in England and now we are getting used to the heat here. When we stood on our balconies during quarantine we got a feel for the heat, but we got to know the extent of the weather conditions when we started training in the nets. We are looking to get used to the conditions in the next 2-3 days, “he said.
Asked about his personal goals for the remainder of the 2021 IPL season, Axar said: “My personal goals are always aligned with the team’s goals. I always think about what the team needs and then set my goals. personal as a result. my preparation according to the team’s requirements. And personally, I’m just looking to improve in every game of every season. “
The Delhi Capitals are set to face Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22, 2021, when the 2021 IPL season resumes.
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