IPL Teams Misusing Substitution Provision, Alleges Mohammad Kaif

Delhi Capitals assistant trainer Mohammad Kaif, talking prior to Thursday’s IPL 2019 fit in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad on the Feroz Shah Kotla, stated a brand new rule must be introduced in in order that groups don’t misuse the availability to interchange fielders. Mentioning particular circumstances from the present season, Kaif stated it’s unfair that groups can substitute deficient fielders with excellent fielders even if no harm has been sustained. Talking on behalf of the Delhi Capitals group control, Kaif stated this is a matter that might be raised with the fit officers.

“Excellent fielders are staying whilst deficient fielders are going out. Within the Delhi Capitals-Kolkata Knight Riders recreation, Piyush Chawla went out after bowling his 4 overs and Rinku Singh got here in,” Kaif stated.

Whilst the 30-year-old Piyush Chawla isn’t the fleetest within the box, his alternative Rinku Singh is a 21-year-old teenager who could be an asset to any fielding facet.

Kaif stated one thing an identical additionally took place when his group had been taking part in Kings XI Punjab, when Sarfaraz Khan – every other cricketer recognized for no longer being the quickest fielder – didn’t take the sector. 

Kaif expressed doubt over the seriousness of Sarfaraz’s harm, elevating doubt over whether or not the ‘substitution’ may had been a premeditated tactical determination. Karun Nair had pop out to interchange Sarfaraz within the box for KXIP.

“In a similar way, within the fit in opposition to Kings XI Punjab, Sarfaraz Khan went out pronouncing that he was once injured and did not pop out to box. I felt the ball had hit the gloves. Groups are taking part in good and making adjustments which aren’t proper to me. We will be able to carry this up with the umpires as smartly,” he stated.

(With IANS inputs)

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