The 23-year-old incurred a quadriceps strain during training in Dubai. Left-arm medium-fast bowler Kulwant Khejroliya has been named as Siddharth's replacement for the remainder of the season. Khejroliya, who is already part of the Delhi Capitals team bio-bubble as a net bowler, has taken 17 wickets in 15 T20 matches at an average of 23.29. The 29-year-old represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2018 and IPL 2019 seasons, taking 3 wickets in 5 IPL matches.
The Delhi Capitals support staff is currently overlooking Manimaran Siddharth's rehabilitation programme in Dubai. He will be heading back to India in a few days where he will continue to undergo rehabilitation. The Delhi Capitals franchise wishes him a speedy recovery.
Delhi Capitals had a great run in the first half of the IPL 2021. With six wins and two losses from eight matches, Delhi is currently on the top of the points table. They are set to take on the Sunrisers Hyderabad on 22 September 2021 with the IPL 2021 season resuming on September 19 with a match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.