After dislocating his left shoulder within the first ODI of the three-match India vs England collection, Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the IPL 2021.
The incident occurred final month, on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune, when Iyer dived on a drive hit by Jonny Bairstow off the pacer Shardul Thakur.
In Iyer’s absence, Rishabh Pant is taking charge of Delhi Capitals (DC) in the ongoing IPL. Holding Iyer’s damage in thoughts, DC have roped in Anirudha Joshi as a alternative for Iyer.
The 33-year-old has been part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) up to now. In 2018, he was purchased by RCB for his base worth of 20 lakhs after which transferred to RR in 2020. The Bengaluru-born cricketer is but to make his IPL debut. Total, within the sport’s shortest format, he has made 420 runs in 22 matches and brought six wickets.
Axar Patel, who not too long ago examined optimistic for coronavirus, is quarantined and has been changed by Shams Mulani for a brief time period.
Mulani is a left-handed batter and a left-arm orthodox spinner. He has made 91 runs and brought 24 wickets in T20 cricket to this point. The 24-year-old has a mean of 42.76 in first-class cricket. The Mumbai-born has performed 30 Checklist A matches and scored 263 runs whereas taking 47 wickets.
There’s one other unhappy information for DC as in response to ANI, Anrich Nortje has examined optimistic for the pressure and is taking the medical services of the Board of Cricket Management in India (BCCI).
Nortje, together with Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, and David Miller, had been the 5 South African gamers who left the not too long ago concluded Pakistan vs South Africa ODI collection after the second sport to participate within the cash-rich league.
DC will play their subsequent match in opposition to Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Sunday (April 18) on the Wankhede in Mumbai.