Greater the setback, stronger the comeback: Shreyas Iyer

NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer is all but ruled out of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). But the batsman is confident of making a strong comeback after the injury.
Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Iyer wrote: “I’ve been reading your messages and have been overwhelmed by all the outpouring of love and support. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone. You know what they say, the greater the setback, the stronger the comeback. I shall be back soon.”

Parth Jindal, co-owner of Delhi Capitals, has wished skipper Iyer a speedy recovery. “Absolutely devastated and gutted for our skipper @ShreyasIyer15- stay strong captain – hope for a very quick recovery. Have full faith that you will come back even stronger from this. India needs you in the T20 World Cup,” Jindal tweeted.

The DC skipper subluxated his left shoulder during the England innings in the first ODI at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday.
Iyer had dived to his left in the field to stop the ball. While he did manage to cut runs off, he was holding the left shoulder in a lot of pain. He walked off holding the shoulder and Shubman Gill replaced him on the field.

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