Mumbai. Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw is unlikely to be available in the team’s next two league matches. Because assistant coach Shane Watson said on Thursday that he has been suffering from fever for the last two weeks. Shaw has not been able to play in the last 3 matches of the team and captain Rishabh Pant also said that Shaw has got typhoid. Shaw had fever and has been admitted to the hospital. He played in the match against Lucknow Super Giants on May 1. The last 2 matches are very important for Delhi. The team has won 6 out of 12 matches so far. He has lost in 6.
Shane Watson told the grade cricketer, ‘I don’t know what the investigation revealed.’ He said that but he had fever for the last 2 weeks. So the reason for this was to find out what happened to them. Watson said that our loss will be due to him not playing. Hope he gets well soon but unfortunately he will not be fit till our last 2 matches.
clash with punjab on 16 may
Delhi Capitals has 2 matches left in the league. The team will take on Punjab Kings on May 16 and Mumbai Indians from May 21. Mumbai’s team has been out of the race for the playoffs while the remaining matches are important for Punjab as well. He has won 5 out of 11 matches so far, while he has lost in 6. So far only one team has made it to the playoffs. 3 other teams to be decided. In such a situation, all the remaining matches are going to be very interesting. The team of Gujarat Titans became the first team to reach the playoffs with 9 wins.
Prithvi Shaw has batted very aggressively in the current season of IPL. His strike rate has been 160. He has scored 259 runs in 9 matches at an average of 29. Has also scored 2 half-centuries. Highest innings of 61 runs. Opener batsman David Warner has scored the highest 427 runs. He has scored runs in 10 innings at an average of 61. Has also scored 5 half-centuries.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 12, 2022, 22:11 IST