Former India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel accepts that Yash Dhull could be included for the Delhi Capitals (DC) in their next match in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is looking for an initial accomplice close by David Warner following Prithvi Shaw’s hospitalization and KS Bharat’s unfortunate run of form.

Yash Dhull was roped in by DC at the mega auction for an amount of ₹50 lakhs not long after driving the Indian U-19 group to World Cup magnificence. Following the title win in the Caribbean, he made his first-class debut for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and scored 100 across the two innings also.

Yash Dhull DC (Image Credits: Twitter)
Yash Dhull (Image Credits: Twitter)

Yash Dhull Will Be Full Of Confident: Parthiv Patel

Naming Dhull’s certainty and new attitude as something DC could benefit from in a must-win match against the Punjab Kings (PBKS), Patel said on Cricbuzz:

“It won’t be a bad idea to get him in, a young player who is already confident and has scored runs everywhere, be it the U-19 World Cup or the Ranji Trophy. His mindset will be very positive and fresh so it will be good for a match like this, which is do or die for Delhi.”

Yash Dhull
Yash Dhull. Credits: ICC

Warner and Mitchell Marsh have been enduring the impact of Shaw’s nonappearance across the last few games. Shaw has purportedly been released from the hospital, however his accessibility for the last two league games stays obscure.

Following a fruitful spell at No. 3 for RCB in IPL 2021, KS Bharat was purchased by DC as the subsequent option wicket-keeper behind Rishabh Pant. However, the 28-year-old has scored just eight runs in two matches so far in the competition.

I Can See DC Replacing KS Bharat With Yash Dhull: RP Singh

While at first recommending Sarfaraz Khan as a likely change, RP Singh accepts KS Bharat could need to clear a path for Yash Dhull in the playing XI. During the same interaction the former left-arm pacer said:

“I think DC should look in the direction of Sarfaraz Kham as well. But since DC wants an opener without changing the combination of the team, I can see Dhull featuring in place of KS Bharat. “

Yash Dhull
India U19 skipper Yash Dhull lifting the ICC U19 World Cup.

DC will take on PBKS in an important game in the race for the playoff games. The two sides are stuck on 12 points from as many matches and a win will allow them an opportunity to end the league stage with 16 points.

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