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| On May 5, 2022 7:08 PM IST

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


Prithvi Shaw IPL 2022 DC vs SRH: In a massive breaking news, Delhi Capitals (DC) premier opening batsman Prithvi Shaw is not playing the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The Delhi Capitals did not witness the best of fortunes in their most recent game as they conceded a poor 6-run defeat at the hands of Lucknow Super Giants. The Rishabh Pant-led team is currently placed at the 7th spot with 4 wins from 9 matches this T20 season.

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

After losing yet another toss, Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant revealed the big news that their star opening batsman Prithvi Shaw misses out for today’s important game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. According to the recent reports, the DC premier opener seems to be unwell and was not available for selection. The Delhi Capitals have made as many as four changes to their playing 11 from the last match.

For the Delhi Capitals, Prithvi Shaw has already contributed with some crucial match-winning performances this T20 season. Prithvi Shaw has scored an impressive total of 259 runs from as many as 9 matches at a phenomenal strike-rate of more than 160.

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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

“We’re happy to bat first, nothing much changes for us – we have 4 changes. Shaw, Axar, Mustafizur and Sakariya aren’t playing. Nortje, Mandeep, Ripal Patel and Khaleel are in – some are forced changes due to injuries particularly Axar Patel, and few are because of the wicket. There is nothing much to talk (about losses), you can only learn from your mistakes and keep improving,” said Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant at the toss.

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Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Confirmed DC Playing 11

While talking about the changes in the DC playing 11, the likes of Mandeep Singh, Ripal Patel, Anrich Nortje and Khaleel Ahmed have been included in the side. Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Mustafizur Rahman and Chetan Sakariya are not playing due to injury issues and as a part of tactical changes.

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

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

DC vs SRH Head to Head


DC won SRH Won No Results

Overall (20 matches)


11 0
Last 5 IPL Matches 3 2


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