Delhi Capitals might have breathed a sigh of relief after Ravichandran Ashwin appeared in the post-match presentation ceremony without a sling. R Ashwin was on fire during his spell in the game against Kings XI Punjab. However, he got injured in his first over itself after picking up a couple of wickets in the same over itself.
Ravichandran Ashwin struck on the very first ball to dismiss Karun Nair. Three balls later, he sent back the dangerous Nicholas Pooran for a duck to reduce Kings XI Punjab to 34 for 3 in the 6th over. n the very next ball, he seemed to have dislocated his shoulder. Glenn Maxwell played a straight drive and the spinner made a dive to try and save the ball.
IPL 2020: Good News For Delhi Capitals As Ravichandran Ashwin Comes Out Without A Sling In The Post-Match Presentation
However, he landed awkwardly and hurt his left shoulder. He was soon seen grimacing in pain while holding his left shoulder before walking off the field. Ajinkya Rahane replaced him in the field. Later, as the game progressed, Ravichandran Ashwin was seen with a sling on his hand, taking a keen look at the game as Delhi Capitals progressed to a breath-taking victory.
In the post-match ceremony, R Ashwin was present to take an award and he was eventually seen without a sling in his hand. Later, the Delhi Capitals’ skipper, Shreyas Iyer informed that Ravichandran Ashwin is all set to play the next game. However, Iyer mentioned that DC will not take any risk and wait for the Physio’s confirmation before going ahead.
Delhi Capitals began their IPL 2020 campaign with a bang as they beat Kings XI Punjab in a super-over thriller. Both the teams were on level terms as the play came to a close at the end of regular overs. Kagiso Rabada bowled a fantastic super over and gave away only 2 runs, picking a couple of wickets. It was eventually a walk in the park for Delhi Capitals as they marched on in IPL 2020.