Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer a shoulder injury while he was fielding at the duvet during the primary India vs England ODI at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. Iyer dived in an effort to save lots of a boundary that was firmly hit by England opener Jonny Bairstow. However, the 26-year-old awkwardly landed on his shoulder and picked up a nasty injury so he will not part of IPL 2021 .
Shreyas Iyer will receive full IPL 2021 salary despite missing the tournament completely
The Shreyas Iyer injury resulted within the batsman being ruled out of the remainder of the matches of the ODI series. Moreover, the Shreyas Iyer IPL 2021 stint with the Delhi Capitals was also placed on the road . Subsequently, Iyer was ruled out of IPL 2021 as he’s set to undergo surgery on April 8 and won’t be slot in time to play for the last year’s IPL’s runner ups.
🚨 ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨
Rishabh Pant will be our Captain for #IPL2021 ✨@ShreyasIyer15 has been ruled out of the upcoming season following his injury in the #INDvENG series and @RishabhPant17 will lead the team in his absence 🧢#YehHaiNayiDilli
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) March 30, 2021
“Delhi Capitals today announced Rishabh Pant as Captain for the upcoming season of the VIVO Indian Premier League that starts on the 9th of April. Pant will step in as captain for the 14th edition of the tournament, for the injured Shreyas Iyer, who hurt his left shoulder during the recently concluded India-England ODI series,” the franchise said during a statement.
“For this year Iyer has been ruled out of IPL 2021 thanks to a shoulder injury. The previous two seasons under Shreyas’ leadership are incredible, and therefore the results represent themselves. this is often an incredible opportunity for young Rishabh, who is coming off successful stints against Australia and England which can little question give him the arrogance needed to require on a replacement role that comes with tons more responsibility. The coaching group is happy to figure with him, and that we can’t await the season to urge started,” DC coach Ricky Ponting was quoted as saying.