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Special: IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Squad Official Players List

Rishabh Pant returns as Captain as we look at the IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals squad and the updated new players list post the Auction.

The Delhi Capitals shall begin the IPL 2024 season on the happiest note possible as their Captain and most important player, Rishabh Pant shall take over the reign for the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League. To recap, Rishabh Pant, who had suffered a major accident in 2022 missed the 2023 season. However, the latest reports are positive for Pant as he is set to make a comeback in 2024.

With that great news, Delhi Capitals did well in the IPL 2024 Auction too. Having retained 16 players, the Delhi Capitals team bought 9 more players in the Auction. Overall, Delhi now have 5 batters, 6 wicket-keepers, 4 all-rounders, and 10 bowlers. So, with the official names in front of us, let’s look at the IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals squad and new players list. 

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IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Squad and New Players List:

Batters – David Warner (o), Harry Brook (o), Prithvi Shaw, Swastik Chhikara & Yash Dhull 

If we talk about the IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals squad batters, they had retained David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, and Yash Dhull as their first-choice batters. With these three, Delhi bought two batters in the form of Harry Brook and Swastik Chhikara. Overall, Warner, Shaw, and Brook shall be the key for Delhi with Yash Dhull and Swastik as good backups. 

WKs – Abhishek Porel, Kumar Khushagra, Ricky Bhui, Rishabh Pant (c), Shai Hope (o) &Tristan Stubbs (o)

Delhi did a lot of investment in the keepers category for IPL 2024. Having retained Captain Rishabh Pant and Abhishek Porel, Delhi bought four more keepers in the side in the form of Kumar Khushagra, Ricky Bhui, Shai Hope, and Tristan Stubbs. Given that Rishabh mostly won’t be able to keep, Delhi would need the likes of Abhishek and Khusagra to play as an Impact player substitute. 

Spin All-rounders – Axar Patel & Lalit Yadav // Pace All-rounders – Mitchell Marsh (o) & Sumit Kumar

Coming to the IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals squad Spin and Pace All-rounders, Delhi shall mostly rely on their retained players, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, and Mitchell Marsh. DC bought only one more All-rounder to support in the form of Haryana All-rounder Sumit Kumar. 

Spinners – Kuldeep Yadav, Pravin Dubey & Vicky Ostwal

Talking about the IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Squad spinners, Delhi don’t have any new name, and shall rely on Kuldeep Yadav as the key spinner with backup support from Pravin Dubey and Vicky Ostwal. 

Pacers – Anrich Nortje (o), Ishant Sharma, Jhye Richardson (o), Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi (o), Mukesh Kumar & Rashik Dar

Talking about the pacers, Delhi Capitals already had a stunning pace attack in the form of Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, and Khaleel Ahmed. With such a stunning pace attack, Delhi added Jhye Richardson as the overseas pace backup for Anirch Nortje and Lungi Ngidi. 

IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Squad and Latest New Players List: 

Batters: David Warner (o), Harry Brook (o), Prithvi Shaw, Swastik Chhikara & Yash Dhull 

WKs: Abhishek Porel, Kumar Khushagra, Ricky Bhui, Rishabh Pant (c), Shai Hope (o) &Tristan Stubbs (o)

All-rounders: Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Mitchell Marsh (o) & Sumit Kumar

Bowlers: Anrich Nortje (o), Ishant Sharma, Jhye Richardson (o), Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi (o), Mukesh Kumar, Pravin Dubey, Rashik Dar & Vicky Ostwal

So, that’s about the official IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Squad and new players list post Auction. Meanwhile, talking about the first-choice playing 11 for Delhi, we should see David Warner opening with Prithvi Shaw with Marsh at 3. With Pant back, he should play at 4 with Harry Brook, Axar Patel, and Kumar Khushagra as the finishers. The bowling shall be led by Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar, and Khaleel Ahmed. For the impact players, Delhi will have Yash Dhull, Ishant Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Sumit Kumar, and Pravin Dubey.  

IPL 2024 Delhi Capitals Playing 11 First-choice:

David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c&wk), Harry Brook, Axar Patel, Kumar Khushagra, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar & Khaleel Ahmed. 

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