Injured Ishant to miss the rest of the IPL


Delhi Capitals paceman Ishant Sharma will miss the remainder of the Indian Premier League due to injury.

The India quick experienced pain in his left rib cage while bowling in a training session last Wednesday.

Ishant has since been informed he has suffered an internal oblique muscle tear, ending his participation in the IPL.

A statement released by his franchise on Monday said: "Delhi Capitals fast bowler Ishant Sharma experienced an acute episode of left rib cage pain while bowling at a team training session on 7 October 2020 in Dubai.

"Subsequent investigations revealed that he sustained a left internal oblique muscle tear. This injury will unfortunately rule him out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League 2020.

"Everyone at Delhi Capitals wishes Ishant a speedy recovery."

The 32-year-old played just once in the tournament, bowling three overs for 26 runs without taking a wicket in a defeat to Sunrisers Hyderabad last month.