Veteran India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin suffered a severe damage throughout Delhi Capitals’ first sport of the continuing season of Indian Premier League towards Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Sunday. The off-spinner, who made a transfer from KXIP to DC after final season, began off his stint with DC on a excessive, selecting up two wickets in his first over itself.
Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer gave Ashwin the ball in the fifth over of the innings, and on the primary ball itself, the Tamil Nadu bowler despatched again Karun Nair to the pavilion. Ashwin teased Nair with a sluggish supply, and the batsman went for an enormous shot on the leg-side, however couldn’t join. The high edge went excessive in the air and Prithvi Shaw accomplished catch at quick fine-leg.
Three deliveries later, Ashwin cleaned up the harmful Nicholas Pooran with a stunner. The bowler tossed it between center and leg, and the ball held its line and castled the stumps as Pooran appeared to supply a defensive shot.
But on the ultimate supply of the over, Ashwin tried to dive to save lots of a single from Glenn Maxwell’s shot. But whereas diving, Ashwin’s left shoulder hit arduous on the turf, and he lay in ache on the bottom after that.
Ashwin, visibly wanting in ache, and his shoulder being supported by the medical employees, went again to the pavilion instantly afterwards for remedy. An official phrase on Ashwin’s damage continues to be being awaited.
Delhi Capitals had been requested to bat first by Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul and so they posted 157/8 in 20 overs, courtesy of a brisk fifty by Marcus Stoinis.