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Mitchell Marsh opines on his IPL 2022 stint amid COVID-19 positive test
By SMCS - Jun 5, 2022 11:29 am
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Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has recently opened up on his time with the Delhi Capitals in the recently-concluded IPL 2022, claiming that it was ‘cursed’. However, he also admitted that he loved his time in the tournament after recovering from an injury and then COVID-19 as well. Marsh, who travelled to Pakistan before IPL 2022, missed the entire white-ball series due to a hip flexor injury. And, after the game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, he was tested positive for COVID-19.

Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh dismissed R Ashwin

While speaking to cricket.com.au, Mitchell Marsh has said that he felt cursed by his time in India due to setbacks. He said: “After my first couple of weeks there I thought that I was cursed in India. I got through my initial injury – which was very minor – but then to play one game and get COVID, it was a bit of a shaky start. But once I got going, it was nice to put a few consistent performances on the board. I absolutely loved my time there.”

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The veteran batter has played his first game of IPL 2022 against RCB as well. With the Capitals chasing 190 for victory, Michell Marsh could only manage a 24-ball 14 as his side fell 16 runs short of the target. He returned with a few cameos and a 62-ball 89 against the Royals as well. He will next play in the three-game T20 series against Sri Lanka, starting on June 7 in Colombo. He has also made it to the Test and ODI squads.

Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh was playing a decent knock

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“Everyone speaks about him so much and what he’s achieved in the game, but I got a real sense of how much he cares for his players – I guess that’s probably what he was like as a captain and a leader of a team. Just the way he makes you feel – he made me feel like I was a really important player for Delhi. You gain confidence from that when a leader instills that sort of confidence in you,” Mitchell Marsh concluded.

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