Ishant Likely to Miss DC’s Opener Against KXIP Due to Injury Scare

Sharma is likely to be sidelined for a considerable amount of time in the tournament because of the injury.

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Earlier, Ishant Sharma had tweeted a picture of his with NCA head physio Ashish Kaushik, praising the NCA’s role in his rehabilitation.
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Delhi Capitals’ pacer Ishant Sharma has injured his back ahead of the team’s first game against Punjab on Sunday, 20 September, said a report by Cricbuzz. The report further mentions that Sharma is likely to be sidelined for a considerable amount of time in the tournament because of the injury.

This comes after he injured his ankle first in January and then again in February in a match against New Zealand.

The Delhi Capitals (DC) are all set to play against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the second match of the tournament. Both are yet to win a title in 12 attempts.

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