05 Oct 2020: Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of IPL 2020 season
Sadly, Bhuvi could also miss the tour of Australia at year-end.
Mishra's ring finger got fractured as Bhuvi picked up a thigh muscle injury.
Here are further details.
Mishra: Amit Mishra has fractured his ring finger
The 37-year-old Mishra had claimed three wickets from three games this season for DC.
According to a report in PTI, a source from Mishra's management team confirmed his fracture.
"Amit has fractured his ring finger and is out of IPL tournament. Obviously, it is a very disappointing news considering he was integral to DC's plans," a source told PTI.
Development: Mishra will now consult with a specialist, says DC
Mishra suffered the injury while playing against Kolkata Knight Riders.
DC issued a statement and said that the spinner will consult a specialist.
"Mishra will now consult with a specialist over the next few days to determine the most appropriate course of management for this unfortunate injury. Everyone at Delhi Capitals wishes him a speedy recovery," the statement read.
Fact: Bhuvi suffered the injury while playing against CSK
The extent of Bhuvi's injury is still not clear but it could take a good six to eight weeks for the 30-year-old to completely recover from the setback. He suffered the injury while playing against CSK.
Bhuvi injury: Bhuvi is out for at least 6-8 weeks
A senior BCCI official claimed that Bhuvi suffered a grade two or three injury.
"Bhuvneshwar Kumar is out of IPL with a thigh muscle injury. It is probably a grade 2 or 3 injury, which could mean that he would be out for at least 6 to 8 weeks. It might effectively rule him out of India's tour of Australia," he claimed.