Delhi capitals has already qualified for the Playoffs of IPL 2019. They have lost their last match against Chennai Super Kings. In this match, Kagiso Rabada could not play. He has the highest wicket-taker in IPL 2019 so far. Rabada has picked 25 wickets In 12 matches at an economy of 7.83. This news is not good for Delhi Capitals. Because Kagiso Rabada has complained of discomfort. He has had an issue with his back.
A senior DC official said that all the tests have been done and the reports sent to Cricket South Africa. Cricket South Africa will take a call on Rabada’s participation of remaining matches of IPL 2019.
Speaking to IANS, a senior DC official said, “He just complained of discomfort, and we got all the tests done because we don’t wish to take a chance with any of our players. With the World Cup around the corner, even CSA got in touch with us, and we spoke to them and have now sent them the reports. They will check the reports and get back to us on how to go about Rabada’s participation in the IPL. He has had an issue with his back, and there is no point in risking him. We as a franchise also respect the fact that this is the year of the World Cup.”
If, Kagiso Rabada rules out of IPL 2019. Its a big bow for DC because Rabada has played an important role in DC’s win. His experience is more valuable during the playoffs matches. Delhi will play their last game of league stage against Rajasthan Royals. DC will try to win this match and try to finish in the top two in the points table because the top two teams get an extra chance to reach in the final of IPL.