Maharoof and Dilshan dropped, not so Preity for Sanga either

This great game of cricket is a fascinating leveller and a pretty quick one at that too. In 2009 Delhi showed us that even the great Glenn McGrath could be sidelined.

For the Delhi Daredevils reputation is something they care not about. So when Dilshan turned up this year with a great year behind him, Delhi gave him four games in which Dilshan managed to score just 32 runs.

Dilshan's highest score after four innings was 17.

David Warner and Moises Henriques who have been included in the playing eleven are replacements for the two Sri Lankans, Maharoof and Dilshan. These two Australians - depending on the next few games - could bring an early end to both Maharoof and Dilshan's IPL 2010.

Imagine that?

Dilshan was the man of the moment one minute and now he can't get a game!

Priety ZintaKings XI Punjab's new skipper Kumar Sangakkara is also sweating it big time. In the next hour or so Sangakkara's team will take on Chennai. Under Sangakkara's captaincy Punjab have played three and lost three games!

That's a hat-trick of losses for the charismatic Sri Lankan skipper.

Going into the second week of the competition his team now languish at the bottom of the points table. If Sri Lanka lost three games back to back, emotions would be running wild in the Sri Lankan camp. I don't think it would b any different for a franchise that has invested millions.

If Sanga's team looses today, it won't be very Preity

Photo: Punjab Kings XI owner Priety Zinta by
iplcricket

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Dimithrak's picture
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Yup..things are not looking good for the boys in the IPL.. Makes you wonder what the hecks gonna happen at the World T20 right after this!...

I hope whatever Dilshan had wasn't a once in a lifetime thing... but lets see.. our players aren't doing well..

On another note:

Has cricinfo stopped working? their site is still stuck on the delhi vs Deccan match!

dasiths's picture
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it is said class is permanent and form is temporary. I hope Dilshan proves us wrong as shows the world that he can consistently be effective. This 'new' Dilshan arrived last IPL and a year later is his 'form' abandoning him?

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Macho you're using Chrome right? Chrome caches outdated info for a long time. There are times you see old posts even on Island Cricket. That's not because there isn't new content. It's the browser.

Has cricinfo stopped working? their site is still stuck on the delhi vs Deccan match!

Hilal's picture
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TBH, AB De Villiers hasn't done much with the bat either.

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I hope he gets another chance.

Son_Of's picture
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and sanath dropped today for the KKR game

dilly's form doesn't worry me. it's T20. next time SL play tests or ODI's he'll be epic. same for sanga

murali, vaas and angelo are still doing fairly well. shame thissara perera hasn't played, he can clear the ropes a bit. bit inexperienced to bowl though

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DILLI IS THE BEST LET HIM PLAYYYY

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