Former India physiotherapist Patrick Farhart has joined the IPL Delhi Capitals as the Head Physio for the next three years. Farhart worked with Indian team from 2015-19 and he has also been associated with IPL sides Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians in the past.
“I am delighted to be working in the Indian Premier League again. Delhi Capitals is a team that has made some very positive changes in its setup over the last couple of years, and the result is there to see in the side’s third-place finish in the 2019 season.” – Farhart said.
“It is certainly a team that is on its way up, and I am excited to be working with the players and support staff members in the upcoming seasons of the tournament,” – Farhart added.
Farhart along with the fitness coach Shankar Basu has worked as a head physio for the Indian team for four years.
“There is no doubt that he is among the best in the business. Patrick not only has an enviable body of work, but he also commands a tremendous amount of respect among cricketers. I am absolutely confident that our players will benefit hugely from Patrick’s presence.” – Delhi Capitals CEO Dhiraj Malhotra said.
We are delighted to welcome Patrick Farhart to the #DC family! 🤩🙌
Patrick, former physio of Indian Men’s national team, joins us as ‘Head Physio’.#ThisIsNewDelhi #DelhiCapitals pic.twitter.com/hsZ45VSGu4
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) August 2, 2019
The Delhi Capitals, who had a change in ownership and name before last season kicked off, finished third before losing to Chennai Super Kings in the playoff stages.