Delhi sweat over Sehwag's fitness, Morne available

Updated: April 8, 2013, 8:55 AM IST
Delhi sweat over Sehwag's fitness, Morne available

Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who missed Delhi Daredevils' opening two IPL 6 games because of back spasms, would join the team's training session and then take a a call on whether he would play against Mumbai Indians in the next IPL game on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Delhi squad will be bolstered with South African pacer Morne Morkel joining the squad on Monday evening after completing his domestic T20 engagements. Morne will thus be available for Tuesday's game.

Sehwag will reach Mumbai Monday and then take part in the evening training session of the team. "He [Sehwag] will take part in the evening training session and then a call will be taken whether he can play the match against Mumbai Indians. There is marked improvement [on the fitness front]," informed a team source.

About Morne and left-arm spinner Roloef van der Merwe, the official informed, "They are arriving tomorrow evening after playing the final of the domestic T20 Challenge and are unlikely to take part in the training session."

DD have also roped in Australian Ben Rohrer in place of Varun Aaron who has been ruled out of the tournament after undergoing back surgery.

First Published: April 8, 2013, 8:55 AM IST

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