GT vs DC: Why is Mitchell Marsh Not Playing Today’s Match IPL? Check DC Playing 11
Updated on: May 2, 2023 8:12 pm IST
The massive breaking news development coming from the Delhi Capitals (DC) camp is that their premier all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is not playing their 9th encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) against the Gujarat Titans (GT) being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Things did not panned out in an ideal manner for the Delhi Capitals recently in the ongoing T20 competition as they suffered a poor 9-run defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous game. Delhi Capitals will definitely be eyeing to return back to winning ways as they are currently languishing at the bottom of the points table.
GT vs DC: Why is Mitchell Marsh Not Playing Today’s Match IPL?
After having won the toss and opting to bat first, the Delhi Capitals captain David Warner revealed that unfortunately Mitchell Marsh is not part of the DC playing XI for today’s GT vs DC match. Warner further mentioned that the Australian all-rounder is sick and was not available for selection. Incidentally, Marsh was the Man of the Match despite Delhi Capitals losing by 9 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad as he ended up taking as many as 4 wickets and also notched up a wonderful innings of 63 runs off only 39 balls that included 6 sixes. In his absence, the Delhi Capitals have included left-handed South African batsman Rilee Rossouw in the side for this game against Gujarat Titans.
“We will bat first. Nice wicket, looks a bit dry. Want to put runs on the board. We have to come out positive, we got some young talent and hopefully they all will get to showcase it tonight. Unfortunately Mitch Marsh is sick, so Rilee Rossouw comes in for him. Khaleel has recovered from the niggle and he is back as well,” said Delhi Capitals captain David Warner during the toss.
DC Playing 11
1. David Warner (C)
2. Phil Salt (wk)
3. Rilee Rossouw
4. Manish Pandey
5. Priyam Garg
6. Ripal Patel
7. Axar Patel
8. Aman Khan
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Ishant Sharma
11. Anrich Nortje
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Mitchell Marsh IPL 2023 Price
During the IPL 2022 mega auction, the Delhi Capitals secured the services of Australian all-rounder, Mitchell Marsh, for INR 6.50 Crore. Marsh proved his worth in the previous season by scoring over 250 runs at a strike-rate of 132, with two half-centuries to his name. He has also been a valuable asset for the Australian national team. Based on his excellent performance and skills, the Delhi Capitals have decided to retain Marsh for the IPL 2023 season in hopes of his continued contribution to their team’s success.
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