Shreyas Iyer injured his left shoulder whereas fielding in opposition to England.© Twitter
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer will miss the 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) attributable to a shoulder harm he picked up within the first ODI between India and England in Pune on Tuesday. Iyer had suffered subluxation of his left shoulder whereas fielding within the opening ODI in opposition to England and had been taken for scans. On Wednesday, he was dominated out of the rest of the sequence and on Thursday it was confirmed that he’ll miss everything of IPL 2021 as nicely. Delhi Capitals chairman Parth Jindal tweeted that he was “absolutely devastated” for Iyer and wished him a speedy restoration.
Absolutely devastated and gutted for our skipper @ShreyasIyer15 – keep robust captain – hope for a really fast restoration. Have full religion that you’ll come again even stronger from this. India wants you within the T20 World Cup. @DelhiCapitals @BCCI
– Parth Jindal (@ParthJindal11) March 25, 2021
“Absolutely devastated and gutted for our skipper @ShreyasIyer15 – stay strong captain – hope for a very quick recovery,” Jindal wrote in his tweet. “Have full faith that you will come back even stronger from this. India needs you in the T20 World Cup.”
It’s a giant blow for the Capitals, as they misplaced the captain who led them to their maiden IPL closing final yr.
Iyer was in effective kind throughout the previous T20I sequence between India and England, regardless of being pushed down the order. Iyer scored one half-century and performed a quickfire knock of 37 off 18.
IPL 2021 kicks off on April 9, with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. Delhi Capitals will play their first recreation in opposition to Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai a day later.
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