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IPL 2017, Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Zaheer Khan ruled out, Karun Nair named captain

The 38-year-old sustained the hamstring strain during Delhi`s seven-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on Friday.

IPL 2017, Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Zaheer Khan ruled out, Karun Nair named captain

New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils skipper Zaheer Khan is all set to miss Tuesday`s Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad due to a hamstring injury.

The 38-year-old sustained the hamstring strain during Delhi`s seven-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens on Friday.

In his absence, Karun Nair will lead the team against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in the national capital.

"He will be monitored as we go along. Karun Nair will continue to be the stand in captain for tomorrow`s game," said a Delhi Daredevils statement.

Zaheer has notched up a total of seven wickets from seven matches.

Delhi Daredevils are currently standing on the bottom of the table, having registered only two wins from eight matches they played so far.  

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IPL 2017 Points Table

TEAMS MP Won Lost Pts
MI 14 10 4 20
RPS 14 9 5 18
SRH 14 8 5 17
KKR 14 8 5 16
KXIP 14 7 7 14
DD 14 6 8 12
GL 14 4 10 8
RCB 14 3 10 7

ORANGE CAP

1 David Warner
SRH
641
Runs
2 Gautam Gambhir
KKR | 498 Runs
3 Shikhar Dhawan
SRH | 479 Runs

PURPLE CAP

1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
SRH
26 Wickets
2 Jaydev Unadkat
RPS | 24 Wickets
3 Jasprit Bumrah
MI | 20 Wickets