Delhi Capitals were the runners-up of IPL 2020 edition, they were so close yet so far from having their name in IPL winners list. Founded in 2008 and previously named as Daredevils which was now changed to Delhi Capitals new name.
Representing one of the biggest cities of India in in one of the best T20 leagues in world cricket, DC would look to fill the loopholes and finish the unfinished business from last year’s IPL.
Delhi Capitals Full Squad
Combination of explosive T20 material both from local and international tams makes Delhi Capital team one of the most exciting sides of IPL 2023 competition. Presence of David Warner who is the only batsman to have 3 IPL orange cap and also 5th highest run getter in IPL history with likes of Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel and other super talented youngster makes this DC squad complete in all aspects.
Delhi Capital all players list
|Player name||Role||Batting style||Bowling style|
|Rilee Rossouw||batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Manish Pandey||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Mukesh Kumar||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Ishant ShArma||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm fast Medium|
|Phil Salt||Wicket-Keeper||Right Handed|
|Rishabh Pant||Wicket-Keeper||Left Handed|
|David Warner||batter||Left Handed||Leg Break|
|Prithvi Shaw||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Ripal Patel||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium fast|
|Rovman Powell||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium fast|
|Sarfaraz Khan||batter||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|Yash Dhull||batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Mitchell Marsh||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Lalit Yadav||All-Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|Axar Patel||All-Rounder||Left Handed||Slow Left Arm orthodox|
|Anrich Nortje||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm fast|
|Chetan Sakariya||Bowler||Left Handed||Left Arm Medium fast|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm fast|
|Khaleel Ahmed||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Medium|
|Lungi Ngidi||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm fast Medium|
|Mustafizur Rahman||Bowler||Left Handed||Left Arm fast Medium|
|Aman Khan||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|Kuldeep Yadav||Bowler||Left Handed||Left Arm wrist spin|
|Praveen Dubey||Bowler||Right Handed||Leg Break googly|
|Vicky Ostwal||Bowler||Right Handed||Slow Left Arm orthodox|
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Delhi Capitals Auction 2023 Details
Delhi Capitals Auction 2023 Details During Delhi Capitals IPL auction 2023 where all teams bid for the players to complete their IPL squads for 2023 edition
- Rilee Rossouw (INR 4.6 crore)
- Manish Pandey (INR 2.4 crore)
- Mukesh Kumar (INR 5.5 crore)
- Ishant Sharma (INR 50 lakh)
- Phil Salt (INR 2 crore)
Delhi Capitals Released Players
The released players of Delhi Capitals
- Ashwin Hebbar,
- K.S. Bharat,
- Mandeep Singh,
- Tim Seifert*
Check Delhi Capitals Head to Head Record Here
Delhi Capitals Retained Players
Delhi retained players list
- Aman Khan (T),
- Anrich Nortje*,
- Axar Patel,
- Chetan Sakariya,
- David Warner*,
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti,
- Kuldeep Yadav,
- Lalit Yadav,
- Lungi Ngidi*,
- Mitchell Marsh*,
- Mustafizur Rahman*,
- Pravin Dubey,
- Prithvi Shaw,
- Ripal Patel,
- Rishabh Pant,
- Rovman Powell*,
- Sarfaraz Khan,
- Syed Khaleel Ahmed,
- Vicky Ostwal,
- Yash Dhull
Delhi Capitals Overseas Players for IPL 2023
List of foreigners / overseas players of Delhi Capitals
- Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi are two South African players in Delhi IPL Squad.
- David Warner and Mitchell Marsh are Australian players in Delhi IPL Squad
- Mustafizur Rahman is only Bangladeshi players in Delhi IPL Squad
- Rovman Powell is West Indian players in Delhi IPL Squad
Delhi Capitals Team 2023
Delhi Capitals Captain
Rishabh Pant who took the reigns of Delhi Capitals from Shreyas Iyer in 2021 but retained as captain in 2022 will continue to lead Delhi in IPL 2023 edition as well. Although due to suffering an unfortunate car accident Australian David Warner has been named as captain of Delhi Capitals team.
Delhi Capitals Batsman
The batting lineup of Delhi Capitals is quite destructive. Rilee Rossouw is in great form, he recently smashed 2nd fastest hundred of PSL. Prithvi Shaw has also shown good rhythm in FC cricket and he was the third highest run getter of Delhi last year in IPL. David Warner is the backbone of this lineup. He scored 400+ runs in IPL 2022 and he is currently the 3rd highest run getter of IPL history.
To add more firepower in the side, in-form batter Rovman Powell and Sarfaraz Khan are also in this lineup. Yash Dhull is a phenomenal emerging star who averages 70+ in T20 cricket with a strike rate of 131.
Delhi Capitals batsmen list
- Rilee Rossouw
- Manish Pandey
- David Warner
- Prithvi Shaw
- Rovman Powell
- Sarfaraz Khan
- Yash Dhull
- Ripal Patel
Delhi Capitals Bowlers List
Complete list of the Delhi Capital Bowlers
Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi and Mustafizur Rehman make the Delhi Capitals bowling deadly dangerous. Nortje has pace, Mustafiz is great in the death while Ngidi can take wickets at any stage of the game.
Further strengthening this bowling is Kuldeep Yadav and Ishanth Sharma. Khaleel Ahmed is also good if the team wants a left arm quick bowler.
- Mukesh Kumar
- Ishant Sharma
- Anrich Nortje
- Chetan Sakariya
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti
- Khaleel Ahmed
- Lungi Ngidi
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Aman Khan
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Praveen Dubey
- Vicky Ostwal
Delhi Capitals All Rounders List
Axar Patel and Mitchell Marsh are two in-form and proven good all-rounders who add a lot of value to the Delhi Capitals side. Axar was in great batting rhythm in the Tests and ODIs against Australia. Mitchell Marsh had scores of 81, 66* and 47 in the ODI series against India recently. Lalit Yadav is another all-rounder who can hit the ball a long way and can bowl economically too.
Delhi Capitals All Rounder List
- Mitchell Marsh
- Lalit Yadav
- Axar Patel
Delhi’s Wicket Keepers
Phil Salt is a good wicket-keeping option present in the Delhi Capitals squad. Salt got good starts in the T20I series against Bangladesh but couldn’t capitalize on that. However, his ability to utilize the PowerPlay overs is brilliant.
- Phil Salt
Delhi Capitals Owners
DC is owned by GMR Group and JSW Group currently. Both groups are 50 percent share holders in the franchise. Other franchises owned by same group is Pretoria Capitals in SA20 League.
Delhi Capitals Captains
DC have been led by 13 different captains over the years. They have experimented a lot with the leadership role and only Virender Sehwag managed to take his tally of captaining Delhi 50 times.
Delhi Capitals Captain List
Delhi Capitals Records
DC have recently made great improvement in their head to head records with almost all teams. Delhi Capitals Matches record, opposition by opposition is given below:
|Chennai Super Kings||23||15||8||0|
|Kolkatta Knight Riders||26||14||12||0|
|Kings XI Punjab||26||15||11||0|
|Kochi Tuskers Kerala||2||1||1||0|
|Pune Warriors India||6||2||3||1|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||4||2||2||0|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||26||15||10||1|
Delhi Coaching and Supporting Staff
DC Head Coach 2023
DC had roped in two-time World Cup winning Captain and Australian legendary Batsman Ricky Ponting as their Head Coach. Ricky has been phenomenal so far with his head coach role for the DC.
Delhi Capitals Bowling Coach 2023
Ponting’s country-mate James Hopes have been roped in to perform the duties of the bowling coach of Delhi Capitals. he replaced another Australian Ryan Harris who first appointed as Delhi Capital’s bowling coach in 2020 for IPL 13th edition.
Delhi Capitals Fielding Coach
Former Indian batsman who was an exceptional fielder of his time Mohammad Kaif will fill the role of fielding coach of DC.
|Owner||Kiran Kumar Grandhi (GMR Group), Parth Jindal (JSW Group)|
|Direct of Cricket Operations||Hamza Ghouse|
|Head Coach||Ricky Ponting (Aus)|
|Bowling Coach||James Hopes (Aus)|
|Assistant Coach||Pravin Amre (Ind), Ajit Agarkar (Ind) and Shane Watson (Aus)|
|Fielding Coach||Mohammad Kaif (Ind)|
|Talent Scouts||Saba Karim(Ind)|
Delhi Capitals Name Change
DC were known as Delhi Daredevils in 2008, when they were founded. Delhi Capitals new name came into being in 2018, when the owners decided to change the name from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals.
Capitals Home Ground
Delhi Capitals Home Ground is Arun Jaitley Stadium, which is located in NEW DELHI. In 2013, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur was announced to be the second home for DC.