Information popping out of DC camp forward of Saturday’s sport advised that the lanky quick bowler is carrying a niggle and was pressured to take a seat out.
Delhi Capitals may additionally not play their South African tempo duo Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje, who’ve simply arrived from South Africa and are serving quarantine.
DC additionally overlooked Umesh Yadav. As an alternative of their 4 internationally-acclaimed tempo bowlers, DC performed younger Avesh Khan, who has represented India under-19s prior to now. Khan opened the bowling with Chris Woakes.
Ishant sustained a left inner indirect muscle tear in October, 2020, throughout the IPL.
He was pressured to overlook part of the T20 event and likewise missed India’s tour of Australia. He, nonetheless, returned for the house Check collection in opposition to England and performed his 100th Check.