South Africa fast bowler Anrich Nortje has joined Delhi Capitals as a replacement for Chris Woakes ahead of IPL 2020.
Woakes had earlier pulled out of the tournament to keep himself fresh for the English summer.
Nortje has expressed his excitement about joining the franchise side.
DC fans (since forever): "Replacement kaun hai?" 🤷🏻♂️— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from 🏠) (@DelhiCapitals) August 18, 2020
You have your answer now, Dilliwalon 😏
We are delighted to announce the signing of 🇿🇦 pacer @AnrichNortje02 for the upcoming #IPL season 😎
Full details ➡️ https://t.co/JG0lFUGmfp#WelcomeAnrich#IPL2020 #YehHaiNayiDilli pic.twitter.com/ONYsNTMDCZ
There have been a number of transfers. Big names like R Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane have been traded and both the players will now play for Delhi Capitals. Here’s a look at the full list.
Ravichandran Ashwin – Kings XI Punjab to Delhi Capitals (Rs 7.1 crore)
Ankit Rajpoot – Kings XI Punjab to Rajasthan Royals
Krishnappa Gowtham – Rajasthan Royals to Kings XI Punjab
Trent Boult – Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians
Ajinkya Rahane – Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals
Mayank Markande – Delhi Capitals to Rajasthan Royals (The leg-spinner was first traded to DC from Mumbai Indians)
Rahul Tewatia – Delhi Capitals to Rajasthan Royals
Dhawal Kulkarni – Rajasthan Royals to Mumbai Indians
Sherfane Rutherford – Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians (Rs 6.2 crore)
Jagadeesha Suchith – Delhi Capitals to Kings XI Punjab (Rs 20 lakh)
Siddhesh Lad – Mumbai Indians to Kolkata Knight Riders
The IPL this year will be held in UAE and is scheduled to begin in September.