Australia’s batsman Steve Smith landed on Wednesday in Dubai for the second leg of the 2021 IPL, joining Delhi Capitals. Before joining the team’s training sessions, Smith is now subject to six day hotel quarantine.
The 32-year-old from the IPL 2020 runner-up went to the team hotel. “Watch who’s put in the camp in DC! Welcome to (UAE Flag) Smudge, can’t wait for all of us (blue heart emoji) to fascinate you “Read the social media subtitle.
In fact, a persistent left-linked elbow wound causing him trouble for one year Smith had missed West Indies and Bangladesh’s limited overviews. During the first half of IPL 2021, Smith, who was distressed with the injury, batted number three in Delhi, substituting Shreyas Iyer, who had suffered injury, and was suited for the second half of the IPL in the UAE.
Smith is now back to a busy few months of cricket, as he recovers from the elbow problem. The T20 World Cup will be followed directly by Smith’s Ashes, following the IPL.
In February of this year, Delhi Capitals bought Smith, who was published by Rajasthan Royals following 2020, for Rs 2.2 crore in the IPL auctions. It won 104 runs in five innings, a mean of 26 and the strike rate was 111.82, which was stopped in India because of the COVID-19 second wave.
Delhi Capitals has 12 points out of eight matches on the top of the points table. On September 22, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, they resumes their IPL 2021 campaign against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.