The Delhi Capitals’ concerns about the availability of their overseas players have been exacerbated by an injury to Australia allrounder Mitchell Marsh in Pakistan. Marsh had already been ruled out of the Capitals’ first three games due to the ODIs and one-off T20I he was selected for, which begin on Tuesday in Lahore, but the timing of his injury has cast doubt on his availability for the IPL.

If he is ruled out of the competition, it will be a major setback for the Capitals, who began their season with a dramatic victory over the Mumbai Indians on Sunday. The Capitals had only seven international players in their lineup, and they only used two of them against Mumbai owing to injury to other crucial players.

Marsh and David Warner were supposed to join the Capitals on April 6th.

Lungi Ngidi and Mustafizur Rahman, two fast bowlers who recently featured in the South Africa-Bangladesh ODI series, were in quarantine when the Capitals played on Sunday, but their next game on April 2 provides them enough time to rejoin the squad. Anrich Nortje’s health is a significant concern for the Capitals. Despite the fact that he joined the Capitals before the IPL began and was cleared of “severe injury,” he will have to go through rehab and will most likely miss the first few games.

Marsh, 30, will miss the IPL for the third consecutive season if he does not recover from his injury in time. Marsh injured his ankle in the opening match of the 2020 season while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad and was ruled out for the rest of the season. He pulled out of the last IPL before the competition began due to bubble fatigue, and was replaced by Jason Roy.