All players were tested for COVID-19 upon arrival. Dwarshuis will be quarantined for 6 days, while South African players have entered the Delhi Capitals biobubble directly from the biobubble configured for the recently concluded ODI and T20I series in Sri Lanka.
Protea Fire 🔥 @ KagisoRabada25 and @ AnrichNortje02 are here to take 🇦🇪 by storm 🤩 #YehHaiNayiDilli # IPL2021… https://t.co/fro3Wd9gNw
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On Monday, DC reported that the team had hired Australian fast pitcher Ben Dwarshuis as Chris Woakes’ replacement for the IPL. Delhi Capitals confirmed that English all-rounder Woakes withdrew from the tournament for personal reasons.
Dwarshuis has started 100 wickets in 82 T20 matches with an average of 23.73. The 27-year-old, who plays for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, is the sixth-largest receiver of wickets in tournament history with 85 wickets in 69 games.
Our newest recruit has arrived in the UAE 🇦🇪🤩Welcome to the DC family, Ben Dwarshuis 💙 # YehHaiNayiDilli # IPL2021 https://t.co/6Kz98FnvqT
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Delhi Capitals will face the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, when the IPL 2021 the season resumes.
The fourteenth season, which was postponed in May this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume on September 19 in Dubai with a highly successful clash between the Chennai Super Kings and the defending champion Mumbai Indians.