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Concerns for Delhi Capitals (DC) forward of IPL 2022: Aakash Chopra

Concerns for Delhi Capitals (DC) forward of IPL 2022: Aakash Chopra

Concerns for Delhi Capitals (DC) forward of IPL 2022: Aakash Chopra: Former Indian cricketer and famend commentator Aakash Chopra reckons Delhi Capitals (DC) is in enormous concern as a result of unavailability of its a number of abroad gamers. The Delhi primarily based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise will miss a few their prime stars within the first few matches of the IPL 2022.


Delhi Capitals (DC) will maintain its shut watch on the elusive silver trophy as they gear as much as problem Mumbai Indians (MI) within the second match of the season on March twenty seventh on the Brabourne Stadium. Interestingly, Delhi has by no means gained an IPL title. In truth, their finest season got here in 2020 after they reached the ultimate of the event, however finally misplaced to Mumbai Indians.

The franchise carried out decently through the two-day mega public sale occasion, held final month, however nonetheless, they’ve their very own shares of the issue to take care of. The franchise is in hassle even earlier than the beginning of the cash-rich league.

Notably, the world over, as many as three ICC bilateral collection is presently underway. Australia is taking over Pakistan, Bangladesh is on the tour of South Africa and England is visiting West Indies.

Delhi Capitals (DC) have discovered its gamers engaged in these aforementioned bilateral collection, which is able to have an effect on their efficiency within the first few matches. 

Aussie all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is presently concerned together with his workforce in opposition to Pakistan, so he gained’t be out there till April 5. David Warner, who was offered to Delhi at a discount worth through the public sale, can be not out there at the least for the primary three matches as he shall be attending the funeral of legendary spinner Shane Warne.

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Aakash Chopra reckons that Delhi shall be involved about their abroad gamers for the primary few matches.

“Mitchell Marsh is not available, so you are now looking at Yash Dhull, Kona Bharat, Mandeep Singh maybe. These are not really the like-for-like replacements,” Chopra remarked in Star Sports’ present ‘Game Plan’.

“You don’t have Shikhar (Dhawan), you don’t have Shreyas Iyer either. So, when you look at the batting order and the availability of the overseas players, I think Delhi is in trouble. When they start, they’re not starting strongly,” Aakash additional added.

Notably, South African pacer Anrich Nortje is extremely unlikely to start from the sport one itself within the IPL. The pacer continues to be in his restoration interval following a hip harm that he sustained through the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

To prolong the listing of unavailable gamers, South African speedster Lungi Ngidi and Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman are more likely to be unavailable for the opening match in opposition to Mumbai Indians on March twenty seventh.

Unavailable Players – Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi and Mustafizur Rahman.

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