New Delhi: Karnataka based leg spinner Pravin Dubey is all set to join the Delhi Capitals as a replacement for veteran spinner Amit Mishra who was ruled out of the IPL after suffereing a fracture on his finger.
The 27-year-old spinner has played 14 domestic T20 matches for his state team and has 16 wickets to his name with an economy rate of 6.87.
“Delhi Capitals today announced the signing of 27-year-old leg spinner Pravin Dubey as replacement for Amit Mishra, for the rest of the Dream11 Indian Premier League,” said an official media release.
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Mishra was ruled out of the tournament after sustaining an injury to the ring finger of his bowling arm during Delhi Capitals’ match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah on October 3.
‘The 37-year-old has undergone surgery, and is recovering at the moment,’ the release added.
DC which is at the top of points table, will play their next match against Kings XI Punjab here on Tuesday. Recently the team’s bowler Kagiso Rabada became the fastest bowler to take 50 wickets in the history of IPL. The South African bowler also attained the record of taking 50 wickets by bowling the fewest deliveries in the IPL.