“It Was A No-Brainer”: Robin Uthappa Shocked To See Delhi Capitals Not Retain Veteran Opener And Prime Paceman Forward Of IPL Public sale

Veteran India batter Robin Uthappa was shocked to see DC not retain Dhawan and Rabada

Delhi Capitals determined to retain 4 gamers forward of the public sale subsequent 12 months they usually had been captain Rishabh Pant, left-arm spinner Axar Patel, opening batter Prithvi Shaw and South African paceman Anrich Nortje. The franchise had constructed a powerful group over the previous three seasons and letting go of nearly all of them was very tough as talked about by chairman Parth Jindal on the Star Sports activities present ‘IPL Retention’. However veteran Indian batter Robin Uthappa shouldn’t be fairly satisfied with the alternatives made by the franchise.

Uthappa, who performed for Chennai Tremendous Kings in IPL 2021, mentioned that he anticipated Delhi to retain veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan, as he was among the best performers for the group over the previous couple of seasons.

“About Shikhar, for certain. He has executed so exceptionally properly for them. It was a no brainer. I assumed Kagiso Rabada could be a no brainer,” mentioned Uthappa on Star Sports activities present ‘IPL Retention’.

Uthappa was additionally of the view that the franchise ought to have retained each Nortje and his countryman Kagiso Rabada in an effort to arrange their quick bowling line-up.

“If they’d each, Kagiso and Anrich Nortje, you primarily have your quick bowling arrange and then you definately go for an additional couple of Indian quick bowlers after which you’ve your bowling line-up arrange and that was a really harmful bowling line-up, a match-winning bowling line-up.

“And even up there, we all know how harmful Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan may be, so the truth that they’ve let go of 1 from that pair is definitely fairly shocking,” he added.


Delhi Capitals certified for 3 successive playoffs within the final three seasons, reaching their first ultimate within the 2020 version.

(With PTI Inputs)

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