Delhi Capitals Team (DC) in the previous season came out with a rejuvenated squad and they reaped out some good results. They reached play-offs but ended up losing a crucial game to Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets. The things have gone into their kitty after the inclusion of some good names on their side with the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Ingram.
They are still reeling onto winning their very first IPL trophy. In the last 12 seasons, they reached playoffs on two occasions. However, they never managed to qualify for the finals. But, this season, they look fresh after adding some new and exciting players in their dugout. Now, it will be interesting to watch if they can finish the drought or not going ahead in IPL 2020. And, today we are here for the fans in order to tell them about the best team combination that Delhi Capitals can pick in the tournament that will be played in UAE.
Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020 auction
DC’s team management always had a thought process of splashing big chunks of money in the auction. And, they followed the same trend and came with the same kind of approach in the players’ market. They splashed 18.85 Cr while picking some exciting and popular T20 names.
The new inclusions for IPL 2020 in DC are:-
- Marcus Stoinis (Rs 4.80 crore): Australian all-rounder
- Alex Carey (Rs 2.40 crore): Australia wicketkeeper
- Jason Roy (Rs 1.50 crore): England batsman
- Chris Woakes (Rs 1.50 crore): England all-rounder
- Mohit Sharma (Rs 20 lakh): Indian medium-pacer
- Tushar Deshpande (20 lakh): Indian medium-pacer
- Lalit Yadav (Rs 20 lakh): Indian all-rounder
DC IPL 2020 Player List of released players:
DC was involved in a squad overhaul ahead of IPL 2020. So, they released many big players before the auction took place. Meanwhile, they were also quite active in the trade window as per the management’s strategy. They bought Ravichandran Ashwin from Kings XI Punjab at a hefty fee of INR 7.1 Cr. However, they gave away their talented spinner Jagadeesha Suchith at a bargain price of 20 lakhs. They took a decision of trading Kiwi pacer Trent Boult to Mumbai Indians. In return, they picked spinner with the likes of Mayank Markande. It was a roller coaster ride for Delhi Capitals. Now. let’s see if their hustle in auction and trade window of Delhi Capitals will work in favor of the team or not
Players released list: Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Bandaru Ayyappa, Jalaj Saxena, Nathu Singh, Manjot Kalra, and Colin Munro
DC Players pulled out of IPL 2020:
Delhi Capitals is one of the franchises that has suffered a big blow ahead of the IPL 2020. Their star opener Jason Roy has taken his name back from the 13th edition after he suffered an injury during a practice session. And, Delhi Capitals didn’t wait for too long and roped Daniel Sams for IPL 2020.
Delhi Capitals Team 2020 players list (Squad):
Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Jason Roy, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Rishabh Pant, Alex Carey, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande
DC Playing 11:
DC will continue with the same opening pair of Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw that gave significant results in IPL 2020. Coming to the middle order, they have some exciting names like Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer.
Now, coming onto the bowling department, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma and Harshal Patel will lead the fast-bowling attack. Meanwhile, the spinning area will be headed by none other than Nepal international Sandeep Lamichhane.
Delhi Capitals Playing 11, IPL 2020 Player List:
Wicket-keeper: Rishabh Pant
Batsman: Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw
All-Rounder: Harshal Patel, Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ravichandran Ashwin