IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals pacer Ishant Sharma ruled out of entire season due to muscle tear

1 week ago 5

Seasoned Delhi Capitals pacer Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of the entire IPL 2020 season due to muscle tear.

Delhi Capitals pacer Ishant Sharma (Instagram Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

Ishant Sharma experienced pain while bowling in the training sessionMedical reports said that Ishant sustained a left internal oblique muscle tearIshant featured in only one game for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020

In a bad news for Delhi Capitals, team's seasoned pacer Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of the entire IPL 2020 season. In a statement released by the Delhi-based franchise, internal oblique muscle tear has been given as the reason of his ouster from the cash-rich league which is being held in UAE under bio-secure environment.

Ishant Sharma played only one match in the 13th edition of IPL. The 32-year-old in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowled 3 overs spending 26 runs without taking wicket.

Delhi Capitals put out a statement on Monday which explained that Ishant suffered the rib injury during a training session.

— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from ) (@DelhiCapitals) October 12, 2020

“Ishant experienced an acute episode of left rib cage pain while bowling at a team training session on October 7, 2020, in Dubai,” read the statement.

“Subsequent investigations revealed that he sustained a left internal oblique muscle tear. This injury will unfortunately rule him out of the remainder of Indian Premier League 2020.”

Notably, DC's wicketkeeper-batsman is also injured and is expected to stay out of action for a week. After 5 wins from 7 matches, Shreyas Iyer's team is sitting second on the 8-team IPL 2020 points table.

Also Read | IPL 2020: Rishabh Pant needs a week's rest, says Shreyas Iyer as DC miss wicketkeeper in loss to MI

Read Entire Article