New Delhi Veteran leg-spinner Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals, who was ruled out of IPL-13 due to injury, has said that he did not expect his injury to be so severe. Mishra, 37, suffered a finger injury while catching a catch by Nitish Rana in the match played against Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah on Saturday and has now been ruled out of the remaining matches of IPL-13.
Mishra told IANS, “I never expected the injury to be so severe. I thought it would be for one or two matches. But now I have to accept it.”
Veteran leg-spinner Mishra has taken 160 wickets in the IPL so far and he is second in the list of bowlers taking the most wickets in the league.
He said, “The important thing is that I got hurt while playing, trying to catch a catch. I was trying to give my 100 percent and I am a little satisfied with it. It is not a fitness related injury.” , Which means I’m doing it right. ”
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Mishra, who holds the record for taking hat-trick three times in IPL, has taken three wickets in three matches in the current 13th season of IPL. He could bowl only two overs against Kolkata due to injury.
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Mishra feels that Delhi Capitals still have experience in the spin department and the team should perform better this season. After Mishra’s exit from the season, Delhi Capitals now have Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel and Sandeep Lamichane as spinners.
Mishra is one of the few Indian players to have a record five wickets in the debut Test.
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