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Delhi capitals (earlier known as Delhi Daredevils) are a cricket team from Delhi in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this is jointly owned by the GMR Group and the JSW Group. Arun Jaitley Stadium which is located in New Delhi is the team’s home ground. It was in 2020 when the Capitals firstly reached to IPL final match.
Delhi Capitals Squad
Delhi Capitals has a squad of 24 players in which 5 players are all rounders, 10 players are batsmen and remaining 9 players are bowlers. Two batsmen are also wicketkeepers.
|No.||Name||Nationality||Batting style||Bowling style||Year signed||Notes|
|Australia||Left-handed||Right-arm leg break||2022||Overseas|
|3||Prithwi Shaw||India||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||2018|
|4||Ashwin Hebbar||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||2022|
|5||Yash Dhull||India||Right-Handed||Right-arm off break||2022|
|6||Mandeep singh||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||2022|
|7||Rovman Powell||West Indies||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||2022||Overseas|
|8||Axar Patel||India||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||2019|
|9||Sarfaraz Khan||India||Right-handed||Right-arm leg break||2022|
|10||Mitchell Marsh||Australia||Right-handed||Right-arm medium fast||2022||Overseas|
|11||Kamalesh Nagarkoti||India||Right-Handed||Right-arm fast||2022|
|12||Vicky Ostwal||India||Right-Handed||Left-arm orthodox||2022|
|13||Ripal Patel||India||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||2022|
|14||Lalit Yadav||India||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||2022|
|15||Pravin Dubey||India||Right-handed||leg break googly||2022|
|17||Tim Seifert||New Zealand||Right-handed||–||2022||Overseas|
|18||Kuldeep Yadav||India||Left-handed||Slow left-arm wrist-spin||2022|
|19||Mustafizur Rahman||Bangladesh||Left-handed||Left-arm fast-medium||2022||Overseas|
|20||Anrich Nortje||South Africa||Right-handed||Right-arm fast||2020||Overseas|
|21||Shardul Thakur||India||Right-handed||Right arm medium fast||2022|
|22||Khaleel Ahmad||India||Right-handed||Left arm fast medium||2022|
|23||Lungi Ngidi||South Africa||Right-handed||Right arm fast-medium||2022||Overseas|
|24||Chetan Sakariya||India||Left-handed||Left arm medium-fast||2022|
Delhi Capitals Team Profile 2022
The Delhi Capital defeated Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets in their first IPL 2022 match at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Delhi Capitals succeeded to win in spite of missing some of their best players like David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi.
In IPL 2022, Delhi Capitals with a complete new squad will now be competing to achieve their first IPL trophy. The franchise is now self praising their star players including David Warner, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Marsh and Lungi Ngidi. Delhi Capitals Squad 2022 also comprises U-19 World Cup Winning captain Yash Dhull and U-19 spin king Vicky Otswal.
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|Delhi Capitals IPL 2022 Squad|
|Rishabh Pant (c&wk)||India||INR 16 Cr(Retained)||WT-Batsman|
|Prithvi Shaw||India||INR 7.50Cr(Retained)||Batsman|
|David Warner||Australia||INR 6.25 Crores||Batsman|
|Ashwin Hebbar||India||INR 20 Lakhs||Batsman|
|Sarfaraz Khan||India||INR 20 Lakhs||Batsman|
|KS Bharat (wk)||India||INR 2 crores||WK-Batsman|
|Yash Dhull||India||INR 50 Lakhs||Batsman|
|Mandeep Singh||India||INR 1.10 crores||Batsman|
|Rovman Powell||West Indies||INR 2.80 crores||Batsman|
|Tim Seifert (wk)||New Zealand||INR 50 Lakhs||WK-Batsman|
|Anrich Nortje||South Africa||INR 6.50 Cr(Retained)||Bowler|
|Shardul Thakur||India||INR 10.75 crores||Bowler|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti||India||INR 1.10 crores||Bowler|
|Mustafizur Rahman||Bangladesh||INR 2 crores||Bowler|
|Lungi Ngidi||South Africa||INR 50 Lakhs||Bowler|
|Khaleel Ahmed||India||INR 5.25 crores||Bowler|
|Chetan Sakariya||India||INR 4.20 crores||Bowler|
|Praveen Dubey||India||INR 50 Lakhs||Bowler|
|Kuldeep Yadav||India||INR 2 crores||Bowler|
|Axar Patel||India||INR 9 crores(Retained)||All-rounder|
|Mitchell Marsh||Australia||INR 6.50 Crores||All-rounder|
|Lalit Yadav||India||INR 65 Lakhs||All-rounder|
|Ripal Patel||India||INR 20 Lakhs||All-rounder|
|Vicky Ostwal||India||INR 20 Lakh||All-rounder|
Delhi Capitals Matches & Schedule 2022
Delhi Capitals is going to play 14 matches against the other 09 teams, check the tabulated data in order to learn about Delhi Capitals Matches & Schedule 2022.
DC Matches & Schedule 2022
|S.No.||Match Number||Match||Date||Day||Time (IST)||Venue|
|1.||2||Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians||27th March 2022||Sunday||03:30 p.m.||Brabourne Stadium|
|2.||10||Gujarat Titans vs Delhi Capitals||02nd April 2022||Saturday||07:30 p.m.||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|3.||15||Lucknow Super Giants vs Delhi Capitals||07th April 2022||Thursday||07:30 p.m.||DY Patil Stadium|
|4.||19||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals||10th April 2022||Sunday||03:30 p.m.||Brabourne Stadium|
|5.||27||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||16th April 2022||Saturday||07:30 p.m.||Wankhede Stadium|
|6.||32||Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings||20th April 2022||Wednesday||07:30 p.m.||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|7.||34||Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals||22nd April 2022||Friday||07:30 p.m.||MCA Stadium, Pune|
|8.||41||Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders||28th April 2022||Thursday||07:30 p.m.||Wankhede Stadium|
|9.||45||Delhi Capitals vs Lucknow Super Giants||01st May 2022||Sunday||03:30 p.m.||Wankhede Stadium|
|10.||50||Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||05th May 2022||Thursday||07:30 p.m.||Brabourne Stadium|
|11.||55||Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals||08th May 2022||Sunday||03:30 p.m.||DY Patil Stadium|
|12.||58||Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals||11th May 2022||Wednesday||07:30 p.m.||DY Patil Stadium|
|13.||64||Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals||16th May 2022||Monday||07:30 p.m.||DY Patil Stadium|
|14.||69||Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals||21st May 2022||Saturday||07:30 p.m.||Wankhede Stadium|
Delhi Capitals Captain
Rishabh Pant took charge as the captain of Delhi Capitals previous year when Shreyas Iyer got injured during the first leg of the IPL 2021 season. Rishabh Pant will now guide the squad as a full-time captain as Shreyas Iyer was let out from the team in the IPL 2022 Mega auction. Delhi Capitals Coach Ricky Ponting has been a great supporter of Rishabh Pant and has been preparing him for his captaincy.
Delhi Capitals Strength
1. Explosive Opening Duo
The Delhi Capitals has one of the best batting opening combination of explosive David Warner and Prithvi Shaw.
2. Strong top-order
Delhi Capitals also has one of the best batting line-up with a strong top order with an amazing opening combination of Warner and Shaw supported by Rishabh Pant, Yash Dhull, Mitchell Marsh and Rovman Powell.
3. Best Bowling
The Delhi Capitals has a great bowling line-up as well with the likes of Axar Patel,Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur.
Delhi Capitals Weakness
1. Lack of Spinners
One of the key weak link in the Delhi Capitals line up is lack of spinners though they do have young spin king Vicky Otswal. Kuldeep Yadav is also there but is not very reliable.
2. Non-availability of foreign players
David Warner and Mitchell Marsh will not be available for almost the first five matches of Delhi Capitals due to Australia’s ongoing series against Pakistan.