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DC vs KKR IPL 2022: Is Anrich Nortje Playing Today?

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Anrich Nortje IPL 2022 DC vs KKR: The Delhi Capitals DC) have not had the best of performances so far in this Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season. The Rishabh Pant-led DC team are right now languishing at the 7th position on the points table with as many as three wins from a total of 7 games this T20 season. Delhi Capitals will be locking horns with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on 28 April (Thursday) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

DC vs KKR IPL 2022: Is Anrich Nortje Playing Today?

The Delhi Capitals have witnessed quite a few injury issues especially to their key players in the Indian Premier League 2022. However, the big news is that their premier pace bowler Anrich Nortje has regained complete match fitness and will be available for selection in the today IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders. After missing the initial part of the tournament due to an injury, Nortje played only one match this year against Lucknow Super Giants where he conceded expensive figures of 0 for 35 in his 2.2 overs and then he once again warmed the bench during the last few games.

Anrich Nortje has been one of the mainstay clogs in the Delhi Capitals bowling attack especially in the last two years. He has taken a total of 34 wickets in his 25-match IPL career so far at an impressive economy of less than 8. Nortje ended up picking as many as 12 wickets in 8 games of IPL 2021 season at a fantastic economy of 6.16.

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Anrich Nortje Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2021 Performance Recent Form
25 34 7.65 12 wickets 0/35, 1/34, 3/8, 2/27, 1/14, 2/21

Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Probable DC Playing 11

In order to accommodate Anrich Nortje in the DC playing 11, left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman will have sit out for this important match against KKR. Also, both Mitchell Marsh and Tim Seifert have recovered from COVID-19 and started training with the rest of the Delhi Capitals team.

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DC Playing 11
1. Prithvi Shaw
2. David Warner
3. Sarfaraz Khan/Mitchell Marsh
4. Rishabh Pant (C & WK)
5. Rovman Powell

6. Lalit Yadav
7. Axar Patel
8. Shardul Thakur
9. Khaleel Ahmed
10. Mustafizur Rahman/Anrich Nortje
11. Kuldeep Yadav

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DC 2022 Squad: Rishabh Pant (Captain), Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Praveen Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal.

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Kuljyot Singh

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