Why did Amit Mishra wear a different cap during second game of IPL 2021?

The experienced campaigner received a huge round of applause from his teammates and also received a pat on the back from Sam Billings.
Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 10 April 2021 10:45 pm

Why did Amit Mishra wear a different cap during second game of IPL 2021?

Delhi Capitals cricketer Amit Mishra is one of the most successful bowlers in the history of IPL, with 160 wickets in 150 IPL games. The leg-spinner is a veteran and undoubtedly one of the legends in the game. As the 38-year-old got set to play his 151st IPL match on Saturday, he was presented with new merchandise ahead of the contest.

Watch the moment here:

Mishra playing his 100th match for Delhi

The leg-spinner was presented with a new cap from head coach Ricky Ponting before the start of the match. It was a special tribute from the Delhi franchise as Mishra was playing his 100th match for them. Having played 95 matches in IPL and 4 CT20 contests, the 38-year-old stepped on to the field to complete a century of matches for Delhi Capitals. The experienced campaigner received a huge round of applause from his teammates and also received a pat on the back from Sam Billings.

As Chennai Super Kings went on to register a total of 188/7 after the end of 20 overs, the Delhi bowlers had a really tough outing. Amit Mishra registered figures of 3-0-27-0 and was the third-best bowler in terms of economy. Although the leggie remained wicketless on Saturday, he would certainly be hoping to increase his impressive wicket-tally in the upcoming matches in IPL 2021.