Delhi Capitals have performed admirably in the last couple of editions of the Indian Premier League. They have managed to reach the playoffs in the last couple of years and would be keen to win the title this time around. We will cover Delhi Capitals Probable XI, key batsman, bowler and allrounders in this article.
Rishabh Pant will lead the side this year, which also has the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner etc. Here’s a look at their key batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders and their predicted playing XI.
Key Batsmen To Watch Out For :
- David Warner
Delhi Capitals bought the Australian batsman at a bargain price of INR 6.25 crores. David Warner is hailed as one of the most destructive hitters of the game and he will be opening the batting for Delhi Capitals this year. Warner has a stellar record in the Indian Premier League and he would be looking to start his new journey for Delhi with his match-winning contributions.
- Prithvi Shaw
In Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Capitals have a destructive opening batsman. Time and again, Shaw has showcased his batting prowess to world cricket. He is a destructive hitter of the ball and is likely to give solid starts alongside David Warner at the top of the order.
Key All-rounders To Watch Out For:
- Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh’s stocks have seen a rise in world cricket in the last couple of years. He has been making contributions consistently with bat and ball for Australia in the shortest format. Marsh is likely to bat at number three for Delhi Capitals this year. Besides, he will provide options with the ball which will keep the team in good stead.
- Shardul Thakur
Shardul Thakur has done exceedingly well for CSK in the Indian Premier League. However, he will be playing for a new franchise in Delhi Capitals in the upcoming edition of the tournament. Delhi Capitals bought the all-rounder for 10.75 crores.
Key Bowlers To Watch Out For:
Since making his debut for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020, Anrich Nortje has impressed one and all with his outstanding performances with the ball. He was credited for bowling consistently at great lengths and at a great pace. He enjoyed a stellar IPL 2020 as he managed to pick 22 wickets in 16 matches at an average of 23.27. The following year, he picked 12 wickets in 8 matches at 15.58.
Axar Patel was the only Indian bowler retained by the Delhi Capitals ahead of the new edition of the tournament. He was picked ahead of the likes of Ashwin and Amit Mishra. It tells you how much of an impact he has had for the side in the last couple of years. With his left-arm spin, he brings variety to the spin attack and is known for bowling tight spells.
Delhi Capitals Probable XI:
David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (C), Sarfaraz Khan, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Chetan Sakariya, Kuldeep Yadav & Anrich Nortje