IPL 2021: Amit Mishra sweats it out in DC’s training session, ready to take over Lasith Malinga as IPL’s all-time highest-wicket taker in UAE

Delhi Capitals’ ace spinner Amit Mishra has started working out in the UAE after completing 6 days quarantine. He can be seen giving it all in the gym and training sessions. The 38-year-old is on verge of scripting history in the IPL 2021 Phase 2. He can go on to become the highest wicket-taker in IPL history by breaking the previous record held by Sri Lanka & IPL legend Lasith Malinga.


Earlier, Mishra was seen lifting heavyweights in the first gym session for Delhi Capitals in UAE. He is aiming to ace fitness ahead of the remaining fixtures in IPL 2021.


Amit Mishra needs 5 wickets to pip Malinga. The latter had taken 170 wickets in his IPL career including a number of IPL titles at Mumbai Indians. Mishra has taken 166 wickets in 154 matches in IPL. He has taken as many as three hat-tricks in the Indian Premier League- most by a bowler. He bowls at an impressive economy rate of 7.35 rpo. The legspinner had taken 6 wickets (4 matches) during the India leg of IPL 2021. Amit Mishra remains a vital cog in the Delhi Capitals’ machinery.

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
122 122 471.1 3,366 170 5/13 19.80 7.14 16.62 6 1
Amit Mishra
154 154 540.5 3,980 166 5/17 23.97 7.35 19.54 4 1
Piyush Chawla
164 163 541.4 4,263 156 4/17 27.32 7.87 20.83 2 0


Here’s the full list of fixtures, venues and match timings of Delhi Capitals (DC).

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
33 Wednesday 22-Sep-21 07:30 PM DC vs SRH Dubai
36 Saturday 25-Sep-21 03:30 PM DC vs RR Abu Dhabi
41 Tuesday 28-Sep-21 03:30 PM KKR vs DC Sharjah
46 Saturday 02-Oct-21 03:30 PM MI vs DC Sharjah
50 Monday 04-Oct-21 07:30 PM DC vs CSK Dubai
56 Friday 08-Oct-21 07:30 PM RCB vs DC Dubai