DC vs CSK IPL 2023: Why is Mukesh Kumar Not Playing Today’s IPL Match? Check DC Playing 11

Updated on: May 20, 2023 4:03 pm IST

Why is Mukesh Kumar Not Playing Today's DC vs CSK Match IPL

The Delhi Capitals are hosting Chennai Super Kings at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Match no 67. This is the final match for Delhi Capitals this season, whereas, Chennai Super Kings are looking for a win to seal their spot in the playoffs. Capitals have made quite a few changes to their eleven for DC vs CSK match and one such change is the omission of right arm pacer Mukesh Kumar.

DC vs CSK IPL 2023: Why is Mukesh Kumar Not Playing Today’s Match IPL?

The Delhi Capitals have made a tactical move of including left arm pace young sensation Chetan Sakariya for Mukesh Kumar. Mukesh has been in and out of the side throughout this IPL and with Delhi playing their last game, giving a chance to Sakariya isn’t a bad move given the left-arm pacer only played Delhi’s opening game of the season against Lucknow Super Giants. Here’s what David Warner said at the toss,

“It’s about consistency, we haven’t settled in home conditions, but today is another chance. The match-ups work – Lalit Yadav comes in, so does Sakariya. Ishant goes out. We will have to start afresh here after that convincing win in Dharamsala.”

DC Playing 11

1. David Warner (C)
2. Yash Dhull

3. Phil Salt (wk)
4. Rilee Rossouw

5. Axar Patel

6. Aman Khan
7. Lalit Yadav
8. Anrich Nortje

9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Chetan Sakariya
11. Khaleel Ahmed

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Mukesh Kumar IPL 2023 Price

Creating a buzz in the IPL 2023 auctions, Mukesh Kumar, a 29-year-old bowler from West Bihar, garnered significant interest and was successfully acquired by the Delhi Capitals. With the team investing a substantial amount of INR 5.5 Crore, he becomes their highest-priced player. Hailing from the Kakarkund village in Gopalganj, Bihar. Talking about his numbers this season, Mukesh claimed 7 wickets from 10 matches at a high economy rate of 10.52.

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