Tue. May 11th, 2021
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Delhi Capitals have signed 26-year-old South African pacer Anrich Nortje as a alternative for Chris Woakes forward of IPL 2020.

This will probably be Anrich Nortje’s maiden IPL stint. (Reuters Photograph)


  • Delhi Capitals have named Anrich Nortje as alternative for Chris Woakes
  • Anrich Nortje will probably be becoming a member of fellow South African Kagiso Rabada at Capitals
  • The IPL 2020 will probably be held within the UAE with the ultimate set to happen on November tenth

Delhi Capitals on Tuesday introduced South Africa pacer Anrich Nortje because the alternative for England all-rounder Chris Woakes forward of IPL 2020.

Chris Woakes had pulled out of IPL 2020 to maintain himself match for worldwide summer time. Woakes was purchased by Delhi Capitals for his base value of INR 1.5 crore within the IPL 2020 gamers’ public sale.

Nortje was with the Kolkata franchise final season, however a shoulder harm minimize brief his possibilities of making an IPL debut.

On becoming a member of Delhi Capitals, Nortje mentioned, “I’m excited to hitch the Delhi Capitals, a staff that was the speak of the match final season. With its thrilling mixture of skilled and younger gamers and a stellar teaching line up, there isn’t any doubt that is going to be a large studying expertise for me. I’m grateful to the Delhi Capitals administration for giving me this chance.”

Nortje made his Check debut in 2019 towards India, and has to his credit score, a complete of 19 wickets from 6 Check matches, 14 wickets from 7 ODIs, and a pair of wickets from 3 T20Is. Nortje, who was named as Cricket South Africa’s Newcomer of the Yr for 2020, will probably be becoming a member of fellow South African Kagiso Rabada at Delhi Capitals.

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