IPL 2021 :Delhi capitals team ,squad and updates

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Delhi capitals team and all important updates : Delhi Capitals stepped into IPL 2021 Auction with a fair budget of 12.8 Crores and the team spent 11.25 Crores in buying the players of their choice. Delhi also focused on areas in which they were laging behind in the 2020 IPL. The team also reached in the grand finale last year and was just one step away to hold the IPL trophy. Also Management community of DC has made some huge buys and have released some experienced players as well.

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Delhi capitals team 2021 players list

Delhi capitals squad has been announced and the Shreyas Iyer led franchise has improved their areas of weakness and the team is looking fantastic . One good thing about Delhi Capitals is that they haven’t purchased players which are very popular .They mainly focused on skillset and they ended up with buying of players who have moderate popularity. They also released players but it would not have much impact on the Delhi’s squad. Now let’s have a look at the updated squad of Delhi Capitals –

  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Amit Mishra
  • Avesh Khan
  • Axar Patel
  • Harshal Patel
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • R Ashwin
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Lalit Yadav
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Daniel Sams
  • Pravin Dubey
  • Chris Woakes
  • Tom Curran
  • Steve Smith
  • Sam Billings
  • Umesh Yadav
  • M Siddharth
  • Ripal Patel
  • Lukman Hussain Meriwala

Delhi Capitals retained players

Delhi Capitals have retained most of their outstanding players while releasing some of their old players. Here is a list of players retained by the Capitals –

  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Axar Patel
  • Amit Mishra
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Lalit Yadav
  • Harshal Patel
  • Avesh Khan
  • Pravin Dubey
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Chris Woakes
  • Daniel Sams

Delhi Capitals released players

There are also players that were released by the capitals for the current season . The released players also include some of the well known players but there performance was not at all impressive last season .Now let’s have a look at the list of released players –

  • Mohit Sharma
  • Tushar Deshpande
  • Keemo Paul
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Alex Carey
  • Jason Roy

There are also players whose performace was quite good in the last season such as Tushar deshpande and Sandeep Lamichane but Delhi chosed them to part away with .

Players buyed by DC in IPL 2021

To improve their performance and win this IPL the capitals have chosen various players which will improve the teams overall stats. Let’s have a look at the players that were buyed by the Delhi Capitals –

1.Tom Curran (All-Rounder)- Rs. 5.25 crore
2.Steven Smith (Batsman)- Rs. 2.2 crore
3.Sam Billings (Wicket-Keeper)- Rs. 2 crore
4.Umesh Yadav (Bowler)- Rs. 1 Crore
5.Ripal Patel (All-Rounder)- Rs. 20 Lakh
6.Vishnu Vinod (Wicket-Keeper) – Rs. 20 Lakh
7.Lukman Hussain Meriwala (Bowler) – Rs. 20 Lakh
8.M Siddharth (Bowler ) – Rs. 20 Lakh

Probable playing 11 of Delhi Capitals

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Till now we discussed about retained and released players of the capitals. Now let’s talk about the probable playing 11 for Delhi Capitals in 2021.

The probable playing 11 is as follows –

  1. Shikhar dhawan
  2. Prithvi shaw
  3. Shreyas Iyer
  4. Steve Smith
  5. Rishabh Pant
  6. Marcus stoinis
  7. Tom curran
  8. Ravichandran ashwin
  9. Kangiso Rabada
  10. Anrich Nortje
  11. Amit mishra

Players to watch out for in IPL 2021

  1. Marcus stoinis
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Marcus stoinis is a fantastic player from australia . His all-round performance have impressed everyone a lot. He is a fantastic batsman having power to hit a huge amount of sixes . Also his bowling is quite nice , which makes him a player to watchout for.

2. Anrich nortje

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Nortje is another player to watchout for in IPL 2021 . His performace was exceptional last year and also his stats have been fantastic. He was a key-factor for capitals in the last season and he can deliver balls at the fastest speed .Also he made a record for fastest ball ever in the history of IPL in the last season . That’s why we have included him in our players to watch out for list .

Conclusion

To conclude Delhi Capitals performance has been outstanding in the last 2 seasons. The team is constantly improving it’s squad and this team may hold the cup this time because the team is looking very powerful. We hope you found this post useful if so then do comment below and share our website dominatingsports.com with your friends and family. We will meet you in the next wonderful post , till then bye-bye.

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