PBKS vs DC in IPL 2021 – Nicholas Pooran to be dropped from Punjab Kings Playing XI: As Punjab Kings is gearing up for clash with Delhi Capitals tonite, one man is certain to be booted out of PBKS Playing XI. Nicholas Pooran who had registered his 4th Duck in 7 IPL matches is all set to be replaced with Dawid Malan in PBKS Playing XI.
PBKS Playing XI for Delhi Capitals Clash –
- Pooran has accumulated only 28 runs at 4.66 this season with four ducks this season. So Dawid Malan will come into reckoning.
- Mayank Agarwal is likely to miss this game too with arm injury.
- Riley Meredith who was hit by Kyle Jamieson during match against RCB is also set to miss the match. And that could mean Jhye Richardson getting another chance.
PBKS Playing XI – (Probable) KL Rahul (c, wk), Prabhsimran Singh/Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith/Jhye Richardson, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami.
Most Embarassing record – Nicholas Pooran recorded 4th duck in 7 innings: The most shameful and worst ever performance record in IPL History is now registered in the name of Punjab Kings middle-order batsman Nicholas Pooran. The West Indies middle order batsman got out on ZERO again. This is his 4th duck in 7 matches so far in IPL 2021.
PBKS vs DC in IPL 2021 – Why Pooran will be dropped from PBKS Playing XI?
Pooran registered one of the most shameful & embarassing record in IPL during his 7th game this season –
- Before Pooran 4 Batsman have registered 4 Ducks in a IPL Season
- Herschelle Gibbs in 2009, Mithun Manhas in 2011, Manish Pandey in 2012 & Shikhar Dhawan in 2020
- But all of these 4 batsman got 4 Zeroes in full 1 season of IPL
- In comparison Pooran has got 4 Ducks only in 7 matches, making it as the Most Shameful and embarassing record ever in IPL History.
IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Nicholas Pooran records most shameful record ever in IPL
Pooran is going through one of the worst patches in his cricketing career. The left-hand batter has failed to make any positive impact on his team’s performance and in the game against RCB on Friday, Pooran scored his fourth duck of the IPL 2021. Pooran has played seven games so far in IPL 2021.
Nicholas Pooran performance in IPL 2021
Pooran vs RR – 0
Pooran vs CSK – 0
Pooran vs DC – 9
Pooran vs SRH – 0
Pooran vs MI – DNB
Pooran vs KKR – 19
Pooran vs RCB – 0 (Today)
IPL 2021 – PBKS vs RCB – Pooran to be replaced with Malan? The poor form Pooran is enduring, Punjab Kings team management in all likelihood will drop him for DC match and will bring in Dawid Malan, ICC’s number 1 ranked T20 batsman.
IPL 2021- PBKS vs RCB: Jhye Richardson could replace injured Riley Meredith
Riley Meredith had to go off the field in his final over when a Kyle Jamieson thump got him on his right knee, so his fitness for the game is uncertain. That could mean Jhye Richardson, the Kings’ other big-ticket pace signing, gets another chance in the XI.