Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals will aim for their maiden IPL trophy when they kick off the proceedings against Chennai Super Kings on April 10.
Complete Players List, Squad, Schedule, Players Released.
DC’s performances have improved under head coach Ricky Ponting, who joined the franchise in 2018. Under him, DC has qualified forth the playoff twice and has their maiden final. Ponting, who coached MI to title victory twice, will hope to win his maiden title with the Delhi-based franchise in the coming addition.
One of the five franchises which have been plying their trade in the IPL since the inception, Delhi Capitals is yet to win an IPL 2021. They have one of the most underperforming in IPL 2020. It was the first time that the Delhi-based franchise played the final. DC lost to Mumbai Indians in the final.
Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury. He has been replaced by Rishabh Pant, who had first joined the franchise in 2016. Rishabh has experience of leading India A and Delhi state team.
Complete Players List:
Delhi Capitals are one of the sides to have not released too many players before the auction. Most first-team players have been retained and there may be only slight changes made to the roster at this year’s auction.
Rishabh Pant (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod.
Players Released :
Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichchane, Tushar Deshpande, Mohit Sharma, and Jason Roy were the 6 players who were released by DC.
1. 10-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Mumbai – Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals.
2. 15-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Mumbai – Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals.
3. 18-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Mumbai – Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings.
4. 20-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Chennai – Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians.
5. 25-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Chennai – Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals.
6. 27-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Ahmedabad – Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore.
7. 29-APRIL-21, 07:30 PM, Ahmedabad – Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders.
8. 02-MAY-21, 07:30 PM, Ahmedabad – Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals.
9. 08-MAY-21, 03:30 PM, Ahmedabad – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals.
10. 11-MAY-21, 07:30 PM, Kolkata – Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals.
11. 14-MAY-21, 07:30 PM, Kolkata – Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals.
12. 17-MAY-21, 07:30 PM, Kolkata – Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.
13. 21-MAY-21, 07:30 PM, Kolkata – Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings.