Delhi Daredevils lose star player - The12thMan

Delhi Daredevils lose star player

Delhi Daredevils lose Chris Morris as he is set to miss the rest of the tournament

The Delhi Daredevils are currently at the bottom of the points table in IPL 2018. Neither their batting, bowling or fielding has worked. The hometown boy Gautam Gambhir recently resigned from captaincy and the young Mumbai lad Shreyas Iyer has been assigned the captaincy duties. Delhi fans are yet to recover from the loss of their captain southpaw, here comes another bad news for them.

South African all-rounder Chris Morris, who was retained by the franchise, has been ruled out of the ongoing IPL. They have named a replacement in another South African. Junior Dala has been confirmed to play for the new-look side.

Dala impressed one and all during the recently concluded India’s tour of South Africa. He clinched the wicket of Rohit Sharma in each of the 3 T20Is. He is a tall fast bowler from Zambia. He has tremendous pace and a deadly inswinger. He has played only 3 T20Is for South Africa so far.

Delhi Daredevils play the Kolkata Knight Riders today at 20:00 IST at the FerozShah Kotla.

Author’s take:

Chris Morris will be a huge loss for the Daredevils as he was one of the star players of the side who could turn things around for the side. Everything will be on how the team responds to the new captain and put aside their horrors of this season.

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