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Delhi Capitals announce Priyam Garg as the replacement for Kamlesh Nagarkoti

The struggling Delhi Capitals have announced ex-U19 Indian skipper Priyam Garg as the replacement for injured Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Fast bowler Nagarkoti is ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to a lower back stress fracture.

Kamlesh Nagarkoti, 23 was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018. However, he has faced severe back issues and has only played 12 IPL games in his career. He also couldn’t fare any better at Syed Mushtaq Ali Competition. Also Read: DC All Captains List: How many players have captained Delhi Capitals in IPL History

The Capitals have signed Garg for a base price of 20 lakhs. The 22-year-old has featured in 21 IPL games after Sunrisers picked him up in 2021. He has scored 251 runs at an average of 15.68 in 17 innings. The middle-order batter has also a fifty in his name. Delhi Capitals have been struggling from the beginning to have a consistent batting form. The addition of Garg has to enrich their squad and relieve some pressure off David Warner.

Delhi Capitals have won just a single game out of six matches. They have crossed the threshold of 200 runs and face troubles while chasing too. The sole victory can only be attributed to the bowlers who limited Kolkata Knight Riders to a meager total. Nevertheless, The same tactic cannot be employed at every match, meaning that the batting needs to be better.

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Mohammed Bazim S is a final-year Journalism student with a deep passion for sports reporting. At the age of 19, he is already making strides towards his dream of becoming a paddock reporter and rinkside correspondent. With a particular love for ice hockey and Formula 1, Mohammed aspires to capture the excitement of these sports through immersive reporting. His enthusiasm, coupled with his dedication to honing his skills, sets him on a path towards bringing the thrilling world of sports to life for fans worldwide.

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