Delhi Capital’s Team History, New Players, Expensive Players, IPL 2021 Auction, Full Squad

Updated: 26 July

DELHI CAPITAL’S TEAM History:

The Delhi Capitals is a franchise team that represents Delhi in the (Indian Premier League). Founded in 2008. The previous name of this team was the Delhi Daredevils. It is jointly owned by the GMR group along with the JSW group.

The home ground of this team is located in Arun Jaitely Stadium New Delhi. Delhi Capitals was purchased by the renowned property development company GMR Group for US$84 million.

The Chairman of Delhi capitals is “Parth Jindal” and the theme song of this franchise is #WeRoarTogether.

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Captain (all seasons) (Delhi daredevil’s and Delhi capital):

INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON  DELHI DAREDEVIL’S AND DELHI CAPITAL
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2020 Season 13Shreyas Iyer.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2019 Season 12Shreyas Iyer.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2018 Season 11Shreyas Iyer.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2017 Season 10Zaheer Khan.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2016 Season 9Jean-Paul Duminy.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2015 Season 8Jean-Paul Duminy.
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2014 Season 7Kevin Pietersen
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2013 Season 6Mahela Jayawardene
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2012 Season 5Virender Sehwag
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2011 Season 4Virender Sehwag
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2010 Season 3Gautam Gambhir
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2009 Season 2Virender Sehwag
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2008 Season 1Virender Sehwag

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Delhi Capital full squad for VIVO IPL 2021 :

Here is the full squad of Delhi capitals for VIVO IPL 2021:

Rishabh Pant (C),

Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, R Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Daniel Sams, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Steve Smith, Sam Billings, Umesh Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Ripal Patel, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth.

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Delhi capital’s Released players:

Before the IPL 2021 auction, Delhi capitals released six players out of the team. These were:

Jason Roy, Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma.

Delhi Capitals New Players :

Delhi Capitals bought five Indian players and three overseas players:

Tom Curran- 5.25 crore,

Steve Smith- 2.2 crores,

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Sam billings-2 crore,

Umesh Yadav- 1 crore,

Ripal Patel- 20 lakh,

Vishnu Vinod- 20 lakh,

Lukman Hussain Meriwala- 20 lakh,

M Siddharth- 20 lakh.

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Delhi capital’s Top 5 expensive players IPL 2021:

TeamYearNAMEAMOUNT in Rs
1DC2021Rishabh Pant80000000
2DC2021Shimron Hetmyer77500000
3DC2021Ravichandran Ashwin76000000
4DC2021Shreyas Iyer70000000
5DC2021Ajinkya Rahane52500000
pic credit – Rediff

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Delhi daredevil’s and Delhi capital’s Past performance (Team performance, purple cap and orange cap for all seasons):

The last season for Delhi capital was very good. They reached to the finals but lost to Mumbai Indians in a one-sided match.

IPL 2020 Delhi capital top scorer: Shikhar Dhawan- 618 runs

IPL 2020 Delhi capital highest wicket-taker: Kagiso Rabada- 30 wickets.

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Given below if the Delhi capital team performance from 2008-2020:

YearCaptainResultBest BatsmanRunsBest BowlerWickets Win %
2019Shreyas Iyer3rdShikhar Dhawan521Kagiso Rabada25 62.50
2018Shreyas Iyer8thRishabh Pant684Trent Boult18 35.71
2017Zaheer Khan6thSanju Samson386Pat Cummins15 42.85
2016JP Duminy6thQuinton de Kock454Chris Morris13 50.00
2015Kevin Pietersen7thJP Duminy414Imran Tahir15 35.71
2014David Warner8thJP Duminy410Imran Tahir9 14.28
2013Ross Taylor9thDavid Warner410Umesh Yadav16 18.75
2012Mahela Jayawardene3rdVirender Sehwag495Morne Morkel25 68.75
2011James Hopes10thVirender Sehwag424Morne Morkel13 28.57
2010Dinesh Karthik5thVirender Sehwag356Amit Mishra17 50.00
2009Gautam Gambhir3rdAB de Villiers465Ashish Nehra19 71.42
2008Virender Sehwag4thGautam Gambhir534Yo Mahesh16 50.00
  • Most runs: Shikhar Dhawan (4579)
  • Most wickets: Amit Mishra (157)
  • Most century: David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan (2)

The title sponsor for Delhi Capitals is DAIKIN.

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  • Delhi capitals schedule for VIVO IPL 2021

Here is the full schedule of Delhi capital for VIVO IPL 2021

MAT NoDATE & DAYOPPONENTTIME (IST)VENUE
2April 10, SatChennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals19:30Mumbai
7April 15, ThuRajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals19:30Mumbai
11April 18, SundayDelhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings19:30Mumbai
13April 20, TuesdayDelhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians19:30Chennai
20April 25, SundaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals19:30Chennai
22April 27, TuesdayDelhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers19:30Ahmedabad
25April 29, ThuDelhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders19:30Ahmedabad
33Sep 22, WednesdaySRH19:30Dubai
36Sep 25, SaturdayRR7.30 PMAbudhabi
41Sep 28 TuesdayKKR3.30 PMSharjah
46Oct 2, SaturdayMI3.30 PMSharjah
50Oct 4, MondayCSK7.30 PMDubai
56Oct 8, FridayRCB7.30 PMDubai
57Oct 10, SundayFirst Qualifier 7.30 PMDubai


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