Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra (Image criedt: IPL)
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Veteran Delhi Capitals’ leg-spinner Amit Mishra bid adieu to his team camp for the IPL 2020 after his season was cut short due to a finger injury. Amit Mishra sustained a a flexor tendon injury while to the ring finger of his bowling hand in the match against KKR on October 3, which ruled him out of the entire season.

Mishra injured himself in the first over of the KKR innings while trying to take a return catch of Nitish Rana wheb the ball came off a leading edge. He anticipated the catch with a dive and got his hand underneath the ball but failed to hold on to it, injuring himself in the process.

Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra. Credit: BCCI

Amit Mishra: Giving my 100 percent is a bit satisfying

Mishra departs from IPL 2020 after picking up three wickets from as many matches. Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer began the speech by thanking the veteran on behalf of the entire team. Iyer also mentioned that Mishra was amazing in his efforts throughout the matches he played and the team will miss his services.

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“On behalf to the whole team I would like to thank you for your service in the last five games. You were amazing in your efforts throughout those days. We would be missing you definitely but going forward, I would just like to say that please do keep in touch. We will also try to do that,” Iyer was seen speaking in the video.

“The fact that I got injured while playing — trying to catch the ball — giving my 100 percent is a bit satisfying. It is not an injury related to fitness which means I am doing fine,” Amit Mishra later said.

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Mishra has an experience of playing 232 matches in the T20s where he has picked up 256 scalps at an average of 22.71.