Delhi Capitals Squad 2023

Delhi Capitals Squad 2022

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 nameRoleBatting styleBowling style
Rilee RossouwbatterLeft HandedRight Arm Off Break
Manish PandeybatterRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Mukesh KumarBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Ishant ShArmaBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast Medium
Phil SaltWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Rishabh PantWicket-KeeperLeft Handed 
David WarnerbatterLeft HandedLeg Break
Prithvi ShawbatterRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Ripal PatelbatterRight HandedRight Arm Medium fast
Rovman PowellbatterRight HandedRight Arm Medium fast
Sarfaraz KhanbatterRight HandedLeg Break
Yash DhullbatterRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Mitchell MarshAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Lalit YadavAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Axar PatelAll-RounderLeft HandedSlow Left Arm orthodox
Anrich NortjeBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Chetan SakariyaBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm Medium fast
Kamlesh NagarkotiBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Khaleel AhmedBowlerRight HandedLeft Arm Medium
Lungi NgidiBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast Medium
Mustafizur RahmanBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
Aman KhanBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Kuldeep YadavBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm wrist spin
Praveen DubeyBowlerRight HandedLeg Break googly
Vicky OstwalBowlerRight HandedSlow Left Arm orthodox

Check Delhi Capitals IPL 2022 Schedule Here

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

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.

  • Rishabh Pant
  • 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

PlayerSpanMatWonLostTiedNRWin %
V Sehwag2008-20125228240053.84
G Gambhir2009-20182512130048
KD Karthik2010-20146240033.33
JR Hopes2011-2011302010
DPMD Jayawardene2012-2013186111036.11
LRPL Taylor2012-2012201010
DA Warner2013-2013202000
KP Pietersen2014-201411110009.09
JP Duminy2015-201616690140
Z Khan2016-20172310130043.47
KK Nair2017-20173210066.66
SS Iyer2018-20204121182053.65
RR Pant2021-202116961059.37

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:

OppositionMatchesWonLostNo Result
Chennai Super Kings231580
Kolkatta Knight Riders2614120
Deccan Chargers11470
Gujarat Lions4130
Kings XI Punjab2615110
Kochi Tuskers Kerala2110
Mumbai Indians2816120
Pune Warriors India6231
Rising Pune Supergiants4220
Royal Challengers Bangalore2615101
Rajasthan Royals2211110
Sunrisers Hyderabad181170

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.

OwnerKiran Kumar Grandhi (GMR Group), Parth Jindal (JSW Group)
Team Manager 
Direct of Cricket OperationsHamza Ghouse
Head CoachRicky Ponting (Aus)
Bowling CoachJames Hopes (Aus)
Assistant CoachPravin Amre (Ind), Ajit Agarkar (Ind) and Shane Watson (Aus)
Fielding CoachMohammad Kaif (Ind)
Talent ScoutsSaba 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.

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