Delhi Capital has replaced Jason Roy with Australian left-arm fast bowler Daniel Sams in the IPL. English opener Jason Roy has withdrawn from the national team for upcoming England and Pakistan bilateral T20 series are set to begin during the IPL. So he will not part of Delhi Capital’s squad in UAE. However, this is not the first time that Jason Roy has withdrawn from the IPL to play for the country. There is Another English all-rounder Chris Woakes already withdrawal his name form Delhi Capital squad.
Who is Daniel Sams? Many people don’t about this Austilian seamer. Daniel Sams topped the list of highest wicket takers in the Australian Big Bash League (BBL) last year. Daniel Sams represented the Sydney Thunder team in the fast blowing division. But in a final and healthy top league like the IPL, Daniel Sams will face a tough reality. He took 30 wickets in 17 matches in the Big Bash League last year at the Sydney Thunder. Australia’s left-hander Daniel could be a big advantage as an alternative to Daniel Sams. Delhi Capital franchise already finding their replacement of Crish Woakes and franchise latter named Anrich Nortje is one best replacement of Woakes.
“The IPL is a huge platform for any cricketer, and back home, we all follow the tournament extremely closely every year.”I feel fortunate to be a part of it this year, and I’m thankful to the Delhi Capitals management for giving me this opportunity. I can’t wait to join the rest of the players in the UAE.” Daniel Sams said after joing Delhi Capital squad.
In the year 2000, Delhi Capital, the public relations arm for the IPL, bought the IPL auction at its beas price of Rs 1.5 crore.
Two other Australians Marcus Stoinis and Alex Carey is already part of Delhi Capital.
However this year IPL will be start in 19 of September 2020 in UAE. Only three stadiums Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah are selected for IPL venue. Each IPL team has to stay in isolation for minimum of six days after which they will join the practice in UAE.
All the IPL match schedule already declared and each match have been reduced by half an hour from its previous scheduled time. The afternoon sessions match will played from 3:30 IST and evening session match will played from 7:30 P:M IST. The final of IPL will be held in Tuesday 10 November 2020, most surprise not in weekend.