Delhi Capitals Squad 2023: The IPL 2023 Auctions had a modest conclusion as it stood a glimpse for some franchises whereas frustrating for others. The emerging Delhi Capitals squad had their kitty of players being bought with limited competition from other franchises. Let’s have a look at the entire squad of Delhi Capitals for the 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League:
Delhi Capitals Auction Picks
Notably, Delhi Capitals have bagged uncapped Bengal paceman Mukesh Kumar for a whopping Rs. 5.5 crores as their most expensive pick of the auctions. Kumar has been bowling stupendously in the ongoing season and was also picked in India’s A squad for the Bangladesh series. He will now join the glittery pace attack alongside Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi.
2. Rilee Rossouw
With a view to stabilizing their struggling middle-order, Delhi Capitals have picked star South African batsman Rilee Rossouw for Rs. 4.6 crore. Rossouw will likely play in the middle order with consistency to support other veteran batsmen including Rishabh Pant, Mitchell Marsh, and Rovman Powell.
Delhi Capitals also bought other noteworthy Indian and overseas talent including Manish Pandey, Ishant Sharma, and Phil Salt.
Delhi Capitals Retained Players:
Delhi Capitals ensured to capitalize on their emerging squad and retained plenty of players including skipper Rishabh Pant, David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Rip Patel, Yash Dhull, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, and Axar Patel in the batting and all-round attack.
The most terrific bowling lineup retained by Capitals included Chetan Sakariya, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi, Praveen Dubey, Mustafizur Rahman, Aman Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, and Vicky Ostwal.
Delhi Capitals Released Players
In a shocking decision by the Capitals, they have traded veteran all-rounder Shardul Thakur with Kolkata Knight Riders. Amongst other released players are Tim Seifert, Mandeep Singh, KS Bharat, and Ashwin Hebbar.
Delhi Capitals Squad 2023
Rishabh Pant (c), David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan, Yash Dhull, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman, Aman Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal, Ishant Sharma, Phil Salt, Mukesh Kumar and Rilee Rossouw.