As per reports in ANI, IPL franchise Delhi Capitals have left for UAE earlier today morning. The side is placed at the top of the points table at the moment. They won six of their first eight games before the season was suspended by the BCCI. The side will have their regular skipper Shreyas Iyer back in the side when the second half of the season resumes.
The Delhi Capitals Twitter handle shared a vide of their players embarking on their journey to the UAE for the remaining half of the season. “Phir Se Ud Chala 2.0. We’re off to UAE,” Delhi Capitals posted on Instagram.
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Earlier, ANI had reported that the Delhi-based franchise will leave the national capital on Saturday. Shreyas Iyer is already in the UAE with the fitness coach and the rest of the squad will join the Delhi Capitals set-up following the conclusion of their international commitments.
Delhi Capitals Leading Points Table
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Our journey in the UAE has been mapped out! It's not going to be an easy road to the Playoffs, but it sure is going to be an exciting one
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) July 25, 2021
Shreyas Iyer, DC’s regular skipper was unavailable for the first phase of the league due to a shoulder injury. In his absence, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant led the squad. Iyer is expected to attain match fitness before the second leg of the IPL 2021.
Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is leading the chart of Most runs in IPL 2021. He has scored 380 runs in eight matches so far, at an average of 54.28. DC will bank on their in-form players – Dhawan and Avesh Khan (DC’s leading wicket-taker this season) in the second phase of the tournament. They will be keen to continue the good momentum and win their first-ever IPL title.
Meanwhile, the BCCI has laid out a 46-page health advisory for the players and the franchise ahead of the start of the UAE leg.
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