New Delhi: Punjab Kings suffered a 7-wicket defeat against Delhi Capitals in their last IPL match. However, in this match, Punjab captain Mayank Agarwal played an excellent innings of 99 not out. KL Rahul, the regular captain of the team, went out immediately after complaining of stomach ache just before the match.
Rahul can be out of the entire IPL
Punjab Kings regular captain Rahul (KL Rahul) needs surgery for treatment of appendicitis. He is unlikely to join the team soon but the team hoped that he will return within a week to 10 days after surgery in a Mumbai hospital. The Indian Premier League is being held in a biologically safe environment and if Rahul does not get the waiver, he will have to go through the quarantine again and in that case he may possibly be out of the tournament ending May 30. .
Will Gayle and Malan open?
When asked if Mayank Agarwal was likely to open the innings in the coming matches in the absence of KL Rahul, either offensive batsman Chris Gayle or David Malan, he said that there is no one It has not been discussed. Aggarwal said, ‘This (starting the innings with Gayle or Malan) is something that we will have to talk about but at the moment we are following our strategy and we scored a fine score. Maybe we scored 10 runs less.
Will Moises Henriques get a chance?
Asked about making changes to foreign players in Playing 11 and giving balance to the team by giving regular opportunities to all-rounders like Moises Henriques, Aggarwal said, “We will consider this in the future.” Given Delhi’s batting, we had to bowl better to get wickets, which we could not do. We support the bowlers that they will do it for us.