Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has picked up a shoulder injury during the first ODI against England and has been ruled out for the remainder of the series as well as for IPL 2021. Shreyas Iyer had suffered a subluxation of his left shoulder while fielding and scans confirmed that he won’t take part in any action further until the IPL 2021 gets over.
This will be a major worry for the Delhi Capitals as their skipper has played a great part in taking the franchise to success and they will be looking for a new captain to replace Iyer for this tournament. Delhi, fortunately, has a lot of options for the captaincy to pick from, and here are 5 players who can replace Shreyas Iyer in Delhi Capitals.
5 Players Who Can Replace Shreyas Iyer In Delhi Capitals (DC):
5. Priyank Panchal:
Priyank Panchal has been on the Indian test player’s standby for a long time now and this will be a great opportunity for him to establish his skills in the cash-rich tournament. The right-hand batsmen from Gujarat have played 45 T20 games scoring 1139 runs at an average of 27.8 and strike rate of 125.7.
He hasn’t been part of the IPL so far and this will be a great breakthrough in his career considering his performances in the past. He has been in the eyes of the selectors and under Ricky Ponting’s guidance, he will be able to take his game to next level for sure.