DC vs RCB: Why is Anrich Nortje Not Playing Today’s IPL 2023 Match? Check Delhi Capitals Playing XI

Updated on: May 6, 2023 5:25 pm IST

Why Anrich Nortje Not Playing DC vs RCB IPL 2023

Ahead of their home clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, the Delhi Capitals have received a major blow in the form of Anrich Nortje who is unavailable for this fixture. The Capitals will be without the services of their South African speedster Anrich Nortje who has flown back home last night (i.e., Friday night) due to some personal emergency.

DC vs RCB Match: Why is Anrich Nortje Not Playing Today’s IPL Match?

Anrich Nortje is one of the mainstays of Delhi Capitals‘ bowling lineup. Delhi’s bowling is heavily dependent on Nortje and his absence will be a huge blow for the team. Talking about his numbers this year, the right-arm speedster was always bowling the tough overs for the side and scalped 7 wickets from 8 games at an economy rate of 8.91. With Nortje unavailable for this game, his countrymen Lungi Ngidi is the only option in the side to replace him. Nortje’s departure’s news was posted on Delhi Capitals’ official Twitter handle. Here’s what it read,

“Owing to a personal emergency, Delhi Capitals fast bowler Anrich Nortje had to leave for South Africa late on Friday night. He will be unavailable for this evening’s game against Royal Challengers Bangalore.”

DC Playing 11

Here is the expected playing 11 of Delhi Capitals for DC vs RCB match.

  1. David Warner (C)
  2. Philip Salt (wk)
  3. Mitchell Marsh
  4. Manish Pandey
  5. Aman Khan
  6. Axar Patel
  7. Ripal Patel
  8. Kuldeep Yadav
  9. Ishant Sharma
  10. Lungi Ngidi
  11. Khaleel Ahmed

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Anrich Nortje IPL 2023 Salary

The South African speedster was among the four retained players of Delhi Capitals in the 2022 IPL season for INR 6.50 Crore. He made his IPL debut in the 2020 edition for Delhi Capitals and in his inaugural season picked up 22 wickets. His pace was something to watch out for and since then Nortje has been the premier pacer for DC. His retention ahead of IPL 2023 auctions was an obvious decision from the DC team management and

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