The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season began on Friday, with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeating Mumbai Indians (MI) in the season opener. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will face Delhi Capitals (DC) in the second match of the IPL 2021 on Saturday, and DC captain Shreyas Iyer, who is injured, has a special message for his teammates and fans. Due to a shoulder injury, the India international was forced to withdraw from the IPL 2021 season. He recently underwent successful surgery.Iyer talked via the franchise’s Twitter account and had a message for everyone after Rishabh Pant was named as the standby captain. Iyer began by saying, “In the backdrop of a montage of training clips, “Dear Delhi, I’m writing to you today as a fellow supporter of our beloved squad. We fight the same battle every time. We understand it won’t be easy, but we also understand what it takes to win the Cup.”
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 10, 2021
“We’ve played really hard, much harder than before. We’ve worked more than ever before, and the best thing is that we’re more than just a band. There’s no denying that “, he went on.
“Make no mistake about it: I’ll be rooting for you in any game. With the loudest cheer, the most ardent fan. Let’s go, Delhi. Shreyas, I’ll always love you “, he went on to say.
During India’s ODI series against England, Iyer was injured. He sustained a subluxation of his left shoulder when fielding in the first ODI on March 23. He was ruled out of the series, and it was later revealed that he will not play in the IPL in 2021.