Delhi Daredevils Team 2018: Delhi Daredevils Captain in IPL 2018
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Delhi Daredevils team 2018: Arguably the perpetual underperformer of Indian Premiere League, DD hasn't yet performed true to their potential in any of the previous seasons. And now moving into the auction this year with a purse containing Rs 47 Crore, the Delhi-based franchise retained three of their players who they believe can earn them the elusive trophy. Daredevils retained players include Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and Chris Morris. Other than this, they made 22 buys to complete their squad.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell emerged out to be DD biggest buy in IPL 2018. The franchise singed him for Rs 9 Crore. Next to Maxwell is African pacer Kagiso Rabada who fetched an amount of Rs 4.2 Crore. Rabada also presented Daredevils in the last season. And what came out to be Delhi's most surprising buy is Gautam Gambhir. Delhi paied Rs 2.8 Crore for the southpaw.
Delhi Daredevils team 2018: Gautam Gambhir, Glenn Maxwell, Jason Roy, Rishabh Pant, Chris Moriris, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Shahbaz Nadeem, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami, Trent Boult, Vijay Shankar, Colin Munro, Rahul Tewatia, Naman Ojha, Avesh Khan, Daniel Christian, Abhishek Sharma, Sayan Ghosh, Prithvi Shaw, Harshal Patel, Manjot Kalra, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Lamichhane and Jayant Yadav.
With the auction getting done and dusted, the cricket fraternity has started speculating who will become Delhi Daredevils captain in IPL 2018. KKR's former captain Gauam Gambhir, who also led them to two title wins in 2012 and 2014, has returned to Delhi team. Considering his resounding success as a captain, the Delhi franchise can hand Gambhir the captain's job. Also, Delhi's newly-appointed coach Ricky Ponting confirmed the news. Ponting said that Gambhir has exceptional leadership quality. He can well nurture the youngsters in the team. His leading abilities make him an ideal candidate for Delhi Daredevils captain in IPL 2018.
Will Gautam Gambhir Captain Delhi Daredevils Team in IPL 2018?