Delhi Capitals will be led by David Warner in the absence of Rishab Pant who is still recovering from an unfortunate car accident.
We are just a week away from the first match of the Indian Premier League 2023 and like every year, this IPL season promises to entertain cricket fans across the globe. All the team have finalised their squads and made several combinations to suit different playing conditions. DC failed to make it into the playoffs. Out of 14 matches, they managed to win 7 and lost the same number of matches. With 14 points they finished in the 5th spot in the points table. Delhi Capitals will be led by David Warner in the absence of Rishab Pant who is still recovering from an unfortunate car accident. Delhi Capitals have always had a very strong bench to choose from. However, some of their important players will be missing from the upcoming season but they have made it up by bagging in some exciting players at the Auctions in December last year.
The major strength of DC is the core of Indian players that they have in the squad. Delhi Capitals have a very strong batting lineup for the upcoming IPL season. The top 5 batters in their lineup are expected to be David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Sarfaraz Khan, and Rovman Powell. This batting order has the potential to put on loads of runs at the top order. David Warner is one of the greatest T20 batters of all time with a proven track record in the IPL, he will be paired with Prithvi Shaw who is raring to go on the field after being dropped from the Indian side. Mitchell Marsh can be very explosive and can contribute with the ball as well. Rovman Powell’s power-hitting ability makes him a valuable asset to the team. Talking about bowling, DC have Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav who are in tremendous form.
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The absence of Rishab Pant will really hamper the team’s playing XI and combinations. The team has plenty of foreign players to choose from and with only 4 allowed, it will be interesting to see who their 4 foreign players will be. Shikar Bharath will be keeping for the Delhi Capitals this season who hasn’t had the best of outings bat in the Indian Premier League. Sarfaraz Khan is another prospect to keep behind the wickets for DC.
David Warner (C), Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Aman Khan, Phil Salt, Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Manish Pandey, Rilee Rossouw, Rishabh Pant (injured).
David Warner (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Manish Pandey, Sarfaraz Khan (WK), Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed
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