Just a few days before the IPL, the Delhi Daredevils team has suffered a setback. South African bowler and who played for Delhi Daredevils in IPL, Kagiso Rabada has been away from the cricket for the next three months due to injury in the waist. For this reason, Rabada will not be able to play in the VIVO IPL season 11. The Delhi Daredevils team bought Kagiso Rabada with a huge amount of Rs 4.20 crore. But now with the injury of Rabada, it is big setback Delhi Daredevils team. Rabada was the man of the series, taking 23 wickets in the recently-played Australia-South Africa Test series.
Test series played between South Africa and Australia ended on Tuesday. On the last day of the last match of the series, Rabada bowled only 3 overs due to fatigue and back pain. When Rabada was questioned on playing in his busy schedule and IPL, Rabada had said that honestly, I do not have the answer.
I have to think something about this so that I can rest for a few days. Rabada had said that he wants to play 10-15 years and therefore he has to make some plans. Rabada has played all 10 Test matches played recently at home ground. Also, Rabada has played 8 ODIs during this period. After this, he had to play IPL season 11 and South Africa had to tour Sri Lanka after the IPL. But due to injury, Kagiso Rabada is also suspicious of playing against Sri Lanka.
When Rabada had back-pain against Australia, at that time it was speculated that Rabada could be out of the IPL. The Delhi Daredevils team will face Punjab in their first match on April 8. When talking about Rabada’s options after injury, West Indies’s Jason Holder, Australia’s James Faulkner, Rabada’s compatriot Morne Morkel, England’s Tymal Mills, and England’s David Willey can be Rabada’s replacement in this IPL season.