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First batch of Delhi Capitals players arrive in UAE

Dubai, August 21 (IANS) Former India leg-spinner Amit Mishra was among Delhi Capital (DC) players who arrived before the Indian Premier League 2021, due to resume next month after being suspended in May due to of the emergence of Covid-19 cases.

“A couple of members of the Delhi Capitals’ squad, which included leg spinner Amit Mishra, all-rounder Lalit Yadav, domestic players Lukman Meriwala, Manimaran Siddharth, Ripal Patel and Vishnu Vinod arrived in Dubai on Saturday 21 August 2021 for the remainder of the IPL 2021 season. The players will be quarantined according to BCCI and IPL protocols, ”Delhi Capitals said in a statement.

The players will be in severe quarantine for six days according to the rules.

Delhi Capitals take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22, 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in their first match of the resumption of the season.

The franchise is leading the way, having won six of the eight games it has played. DC 12 points, two more than Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

–IANS

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