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| On May 8, 2022 6:56 PM IST

CSK vs DC IPL 2022: Why is Prithvi Shaw Not Playing Today?


Prithvi Shaw CSK vs DC IPL 2022: In a massive breaking news update, Delhi Capitals (DC) star opening batsman Prithvi Shaw is not play the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. Delhi Capitals cannot afford anymore dip in form during the remainder of the competition if they want to qualify for the IPL 2022 playoffs. DC currently has a total of 5 wins from their 10 matches in the ongoing T20 season.

CSK vs DC IPL 2022: Why is Prithvi Shaw Not Playing Today?

After winning the toss and opting to bowl first, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant came up with the big update that Prithvi Shaw was not available for selection in the second consecutive game. Earlier in the day, the premier opening batsman posted an Instagram Story where he revealed that he has been admitted into the hospital and continues his recovery from high fever. Shaw also missed the previous IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad due to same issue.

” I think wicket is on the decent side. We want to chase. The season has been up and down. We are focussing on the positives. It is going to be a good match. I have learnt a lot from him (MS). Let’s see how I execute them. Two changes for us. KS Bharat and Axar come in for Mandeep and Lalit Yadav,” said Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant during the toss.

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Prithvi Shaw Stats in IPL

Matches Runs Strike-Rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
62 1564 149.04 259 runs (9 games) 5, 0, 37, 41, 16, 51, 61

Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: Confirmed DC Playing 11

The Delhi Capitals have made as many as two changes in their playing 11 from the last game. Axar Patel returns to the side in place of Lalit Yadav while KS Bharat will make his DC debut as the opener for Mandeep Singh.

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DC Playing 11
1. KS Bharat
2. David Warner
3. Mitchell Marsh
4. Rishabh Pant (C & WK)
5. Rovman Powell

6. Axar Patel
7. Ripal Patel
8. Shardul Thakur
9. Khaleel Ahmed
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Kuldeep Yadav

CSK vs DC Head to Head


CSK won DC Won No Results

Overall (26 matches)


10 0
Last 5 IPL Matches 1 4



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