Delhi Capitals' substitute captain Shikhar Dhawan gave a report on Shreyas Iyer's shoulder issue, following the side's noteworthy 13-run victory against the Rajasthan Royals in Dubai. With this win, Delhi Capitals are now at the top of the IPL 2020 points table.
Shreyas Iyer had strolled off the field during the second innings with a shoulder injury. The Capitals have just lost the services of Amit Mishra and Ishant Sharma in this season because of injuries. Rishabh Pant is additionally on the seat because of a Grade 1 Tear.
Shikhar Dhawan said in the post-match conference that Iyer is facing a lot of pain yet his shoulder is still moving. Iyer is playing exceptionally well in the IPL 2020 till now. It will be a great loss for the franchise if Iyer gets ruled-out of the tournament.
Dhawan drove DC to win after the Royals came very close to achieve the Capitals' target. In any case, a great few end overs display from Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, and debutant Tushar Deshpande earned Delhi their 6th win of the competition. Deshpande got his first wicket in the form of dangerous Ben Stokes. He also bowled the last over which wrapped things up for DC at the Dubai International Stadium.
Tushar Deshpande is fearless, feels Dhawan about the debutant
Shikhar Dhawan also said few things about the Indian emerging player Tushar Deshpande. Dhawan said that Deshpande is a fearless bowler. Tushar bowled a very decent line and length in the match against the RR. He took the significant wicket of Stokes and from that point, the energy changed for the DC.
Chasing a target of 162, RR got off to a decent beginning with Stokes and Jos Buttler setting up an opening stand of 37 in the initial three overs yet Dhawan said that group was sure of getting once again into the game.
Dhawan said that it was very important for them to stay positive as a group. He also said that the DC team realized RR’s batting isn't deep and if they manage to take the wickets of their top-order batsmen then they can get the win. The bowling unit of DC is very experienced. DC has a very experienced bowling attack. Their spinners and also their fast bowlers are very experienced.