Delhi Capitals’ stand-in captain Shikhar Dhawan offered an replace on Shreyas Iyer’s damage, following the aspect’s spectacular 13-run victory in opposition to Rajasthan Royals in Dubai.
Iyer had walked off the sphere through the second innings with a shoulder damage. The Capitals have already misplaced the companies of Amit Mishra and Ishant Sharma on this season attributable to accidents, whereas Rishabh Pant can be on the bench attributable to a Grade 1 Tear.
“He is (Iyer) in ache however his shoulder is transferring. We’ll get correct report tomorrow,” stated Dhawan within the post-match presentation.
Dhawan led DC to victory after the Royals got here near threaten the Capitals’ goal. Nonetheless, spectacular death-overs show from Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and debutant Tushar Deshpande earned Delhi their sixth win of the event.
Deshpande acquired his first wicket within the type of the damaging Ben Stokes after which bowled the final over which sealed the deal for DC on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.
“The braveness he (Deshpande) confirmed, the road and size he bowled was superb,” stated Dhawan on the Indian teenager.
“He took the essential wicket of Stokes and from there the momentum modified for us. It was essential for us to win, should preserve the momentum. It is a lengthy event. Will preserve the method going.”
Chasing a goal of 162, RR acquired off to a superb begin with Stokes and Jos Buttler placing up a gap stand of 37 within the first three overs however Dhawan stated that staff was assured of getting again into the sport.
“It was essential we stayed optimistic as a staff. We knew their batting is not deep and if we acquired their top-order we are able to get them. Our bowling unit is sort of skilled, proper from our quick bowlers to the spinners,” he stated.
With 12 factors in eight matches, Delhi Capitals are on the prime of the desk.