New Delhi: Very special news has come out for the fans of Team India cricketer Shreyas Iyer. Iyer has recovered from his shoulder injury. India’s prolific batsman Shreyas Iyer has been declared fully fit to return to competitive matches by the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and is set to play in the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) starting September 17. are ready for.
Shreyas Iyer to play IPL
Iyer (Shreyas Iyer) will again join the Delhi Capitals, who made it to the finals for the first time in 2020 under his leadership. Rishabh Pant captained the team in 2021 after his injury. The IPL was postponed midway due to cases of Kovid-19 being found in a bio-secure environment.
BCCI sources told PTI on the condition of confidentiality, “Yes, the NCA has given the fitness certificate to Shreyas. He stayed at the NCA in Bangalore for a week and his fitness was assessed a few days back. After going through the medical and physical parameters, he is now ready to play in the matches.
Iyer can play T20 World
Twenty-six-year-old Iyer has played 22 ODIs and 29 T20 Internationals for India so far. During the one-day match against England in Pune on 23 March, his shoulder slipped for which he had to undergo an operation in Britain.
BCCI sources said, “He has got the fitness certificate in better time as India have to play in the T20 World Cup in two months”.
With the return of Shreyas Iyer, the Indian T20 team has more options in the middle order, but the management of Delhi Capitals is now eyeing who they hand over the captaincy of the team in the IPL.
Pant was appointed captain in place of Iyer
In Iyer’s absence, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was made the captain of Delhi Capitals. When IPL 2021 was postponed indefinitely after the entry of Corona virus in the bio bubble, Delhi’s team was on top of the points table.
IPL will start from September 17
IPL 2021, which was postponed due to Corona on May 4, will now be restarted in September and its final will be held in October. The remaining matches of IPL 2021 are going to start from September 17 and the final match can be played on October 15.