‘Couldn’t adapt to home conditions… It hurts us’: PBKS coach Sanjay Bangar reflects on Punjab Kings’ failed 2024 IPL season -cric news

Punjab Kings cricket development manager Sanjay Bangar on Sunday blamed winning just one of their seven home games as contributing to a poor season in the Indian Premier League as they finished ninth out of 10 teams in the highly competitive T20 tournament. .Punjab Kings lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad by four points here on Sunday to end the league with 10 points from 14 matches.”We couldn’t adapt to the home conditions. We won four out of seven away matches, but we could only win one. out of seven home matches. So if the team has to advance in the tournament, that’s definitely a worrying aspect,” Bangar said at the post-match press conference. Stay updated with the latest IPL 2024 news including top contenders for IPL 2024 Orange Cap. and IPL 2024 Purple Cap. Check Complete IPL 2024 Schedule, IPL 2024 Points Table & IPL 2024 Top Sixes, Fours and Fifties”The four games we lost in a row in the middle of the season, all at home and the two we lost , hurt us. In some games that went wrong, we failed to win the crucial moments. The batting of home players Prabhsimran Singh and Ashutosh Sharma has been one of the positives of his team this season. performances of home batsmen Prabhsimran Singh and Ashutosh Sharma, they real positives for us in the season in our batting department.Former India batsman said players like Livingstone and Kagido Rabada hurt the team.”When we went into the auction, the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) made it clear that all the players were available. It’s just that the tournament was delayed a bit, I’d say everyone was in the same situation for some reasons, but we lost those English players,”For us, even if we lose Livingstone shaking around his knee. , the ECB pulls him out. Even KG Rabada) got an infection and had to go back (to LAV). These issues combined meant that we were short of players with international origins and experience for the last two matches.”It hurt us, but it’s not the only reason the season was lacking.”Talking about Sunday’s match against SRH, he said: “We couldn’t contain them (SRH’s batting) after Travis Head’s first ball. If the pitch had broken, we could have put a bit more pressure on them. We gave up 15-20 runs too much on the power..

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