IPL: DC's Axar Patel recovers from Covid-19, team welcomes him

Fri Apr 23 2021 15:08:35 GMT+0530 (IST)

All-rounder Axar Patel, who plays for the Delhi Capitals(DC) in the Indian Premier League(IPL) had fully recovered from the Coronavirus and joined the team today. He was tested Covid positive earlier this month.

Taking to Twitter, the DC team announced that Axar Patel joined the team. "That smile tells a story. Welcome back to the field, @akshar2026. #YehHaiNayiDilli.#IPL2021," Delhi Capital tweeted today.

After testing positive for the novel Coronavirus in the second test earlier this, Axar Patel quarantined himself at a dedicated quarantine facility in the financial capital Mumbai.

The Delhi Capitals team is looking more strong with Axar Patel joining the squad. The team will lock horns with the Orange Army SunRisers Hyderabad on Sunday. Chennai will host the match.

Axar Patel, a left-arm orthodox spin bowler has picked up 80 wickets in 97 matches. With a strike rate of 127.69, Axar Patel has scored 913 runs.