“I’m not ready yet”: Indian veteran bowler sends message to former franchise after freezing unsold at IPL auction | Cricket

Delhi Capitals closed the Indian Premier League mega-auction with 23 gamers on their crew and added David Warner (who’s returning to Delhi), Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadavi and Mustafizur Rahman to his listing. The franchise had been retained by Captain Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw and Anrich Nortje previous to the public sale.

Though Warner will return to the Delhi collection after 9 years, many gamers from final yr’s crew is not going to be a part of the franchise collection this yr. Considered one of them is Amit Mishra, who had been a part of the Capitals since 2015. In two separate episodes in DC (2008-2010; 2015-2021), Mishra turned one of many league’s main spinners.

The 39-year-old bicycle owner is at present the third highest scorer in IPL historical past (166 factors in 154 matches). Mishra did not promote on the IPL public sale, however on the finish of the incident in Bengaluru, the leg spinner claimed he was not “prepared but”.

“Thanks @ ParthJindal11 on your form phrases and recognition for my providers to the crew. I am actually humble! However I am not prepared but, and I can simply add @DelhiCapitals’ legacy… provided that DC wants me! I am at all times of their nook. #IbleedDC,” Mishra wrote.

Mishra was one in all many older gamers, together with Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma and Piyush Chawla, who did not promote at a mega-auction in Bengaluru.

Mishra was a part of the Delhi Capitals crew within the second spherical of the 2021 collection, however didn’t play any video games when the crew made it to the playoffs.

The bicycle owner had final performed in an Indian dwelling match in 2019, and his skilled appearances have since been restricted to the Indian Premier League. Mishra has up to now represented India in 22 assessments, 36 in ODI and 10 in T20I. His final look was within the 2017 T20 match in opposition to England.

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